Inside this week’s Longford Leader

Inside this week’s Longford Leader we speak to the Newtownforbes native who, along with his business partner, is willing to donate land in Dublin for the proposed national children’s hospital. We also have news of how Fine Gael are investigating the comments of current Town Mayor, Cllr James Keogh, who explains why he is voting ‘no’ in the upcoming referendum.

Inside this week’s Longford Leader we speak to the Newtownforbes native who, along with his business partner, is willing to donate land in Dublin for the proposed national children’s hospital. We also have news of how Fine Gael are investigating the comments of current Town Mayor, Cllr James Keogh, who explains why he is voting ‘no’ in the upcoming referendum.

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

- Details of the Longford Leader’s new online plan to bring you the latest news on a daily basis

- Gambling on the rise in the region

- Local kids get out and enjoy the wet weather

- A businessperson explains why he is forced to close up shop after four years in Longford town

- A prestigious honour for a Longford RFC clubman who is due to become the President of the IRFU in 2014

- Text alert helps Gardai capture a Dublin-based gang

- Gardai concerned about rise in home cultivation

- Young kids learning how to write code in CoderDojo classes

- Granard people get behind plans to buy historic land

- A new monument planned for Longford town

- Two sides of the argument - for and against the Fiscal Treaty

- The nurse who received the significant write-down on her debt, tells how she hopes it will help others

- Longford Town’s win away to Waterford

- All the build up to this Sunday’s Leinster clash vs Laois

- Photos from the recent schoolboy finals in Abbeycartron

As well as that, we have all the sports action plus your local news in this week’s Longford Leader, which is available from your local shop on Wednesday morning, May 16.

You can also subscribe to the Longford Leader E-Paper and access the newspaper in full on your PC or Mac by going to the following web address: www.longfordleader.ie/epaper