Inside this week’s Longford Leader

In this week’s Longford Leader we have details about how Ballycloghan will close its doors for the last time this June, after their pupil-to-teacher ratios left them with just one teacher. Also, we have details on the hugely successful Longford Expo, including reaction.

In this week’s Longford Leader we have details about how Ballycloghan will close its doors for the last time this June, after their pupil-to-teacher ratios left them with just one teacher. Also, we have details on the hugely successful Longford Expo, including reaction.

Among the many stories inside the newspaper, we also have:

- Gardai in Granard have launched a major crackdown on criminals

- Contrasting opinions on the upcoming Fiscal Treaty

- Details on the annual Vintage Day, which takes place this Sunday, June 3

- Pictres from the recent Ballinalee Carnival and the Co Fleadh

- Plans for a new tourism hub in Kenagh

- Sale of Ardagh Demesne for €1.3m

- Details about the upcoming Helium Festival

- Longford people remembering the forgotten Irish in Dublin

- A dog cruelly dumped with rubbish in Ballymahon

- Lanesboro native recalls hurricane horror

- New transport service for Mullingar Hospital

- Paul McGrath to attend sports awards ceremony

- All the local news from your area

As well as that, we have all the sports action - including a look ahead to Longford’s big game against Wexford this Sunday.

All that, and more, in this week’s Longford Leader, which is available from your local shop on Wednesday morning, May 30.

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