Inside this week’s Longford Leader

Inside this week’s Longford Leader we reveal how a late objection to the restoration of St Mel’s Cathedral has raised fears about a possible delay to the project. Also, we speak to the former Cnoc Mhuire student who, at the weekend, was crowned the New York Rose for 2012.

Inside this week’s Longford Leader we reveal how a late objection to the restoration of St Mel’s Cathedral has raised fears about a possible delay to the project. Also, we speak to the former Cnoc Mhuire student who, at the weekend, was crowned the New York Rose for 2012.

We also disclose how a family returned home to find their home ransacked after attending a Funeral Service in Newtownforbes.

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

- An in-depth look at how budget cuts are affecting schools up and down the county.

- Longford has a new darts star.

- More details about the upcoming race day.

- Longford County Council count cost of household charge fallout.

- A Newtowncashel sporting star looks back on his time with the Irish Amputee Irish Soccer team.

- Mixed messages emerge over Granard community project plans.

- Government rules out St Christopher’s budget u-turn.

- Mystery over identity of vendors behind 1916 Proclamation.

- Killoe link to Titanic hero’s cuff links

- Longford gets welcome jobs boost.

- Canadian visa firm makes Longford workers plea.

- Images of yesteryear now online.

- Templemichael students perfect their aerial gymnastic skills.

- Photos and a look down Memory Lane.

- All the news from your area in the local notes.

As well as that, we have all the sports action and big match preview to this weekend’s Division Three League Final clash with Wexford in Croke Park.

All that, and more, in this week’s Longford Leader, which is available from your local shop on Wednesday morning, April 11.

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