Inside this week’s Longford Leader

In this week’s Longford Leader we have details of a garda raid on a house in Edgeworthstown a sophisticated cannibis growing operation was discovered, and €10,000 worth of cannabis was seized.

In this week’s Longford Leader we have details of a garda raid on a house in Edgeworthstown a sophisticated cannibis growing operation was discovered, and €10,000 worth of cannabis was seized.

On the good news front, 30 new jobs have been announced for Longford as part of a home health care provider expansion. The jobs will come on stream in the next six months.

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

- Positive news on the Carrick-on-Shannon assault vicitim

- Details of Dromard’s new enhancement plan, which was unveiled recently.

- News from the various parades happening across the county on St. Patrick’s weekend

- A lifelong GAA fan’s view on the current team

- The latest on this year’s Longford Rose competition

- A businesswoman talks about a recent break-in

- Dublin Association announce their People of the Year

- Photographs from the recent Co Scór finals, Lough Rynn Celebrity Chef and Killoe Minor club awards

- Longford Garda commended for work on a cold case in Nenagh

- Planning application lodged for works on St. Mel’s Cathedral

- Current situation regarding hurling in County Longford

As well as that, we have all the sports action - Longford’s win over Roscommon, Longford ladies win against Offaly, Cnoc Mhuire and Moyne CS in schools action, Thomas Colohan’s tips for Cheltenham, Longford Town off to a winning start in the league and all the schoolboy and underage soccer reports.

All that, and more, in this week’s Longford Leader, which is available from your local shop on Wednesday morning, March 7.

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