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A look at some of the main stories in this week’s Longford Leader.

James Bannon has reacted angrily to speculation he will vote against the Government’s controversial abortion bill.

The National Roads Authority has approved funding for road repairs in Ballymahon.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will unveil a statue of General Sean MacEoin in Ballinalee next month.

And in sport, there was disappointment for Longford’s minor footballers and hurlers, while Longford Town FC remain on top of Division One of the Airtricity League after salvaging a late draw with Waterford United.