Paper Preview: April 19

A look at some of this week’s main stories.

It was a super weekend across the county as Cnoc Mhuire of Granard lifted the All-Ireland Vocational Schools Senior ‘A’ Championship trophy, while a Newtowncashel man won over 1.2 million euro in the National Lottery.

A Longford student studying in Boston recounts her experiences of the tragic marathon bombing.

Fine Gael TD for Longford/Westmeath, James Bannon, has refused to reveal which way he voted in the Constitutional Convention’s vote on same sex marriages.

LEADER grant funding has been frozen at Government level, plunging 70 projects in County Longford into uncertainty.

In sport, in addition to reaction to Cnoc Mhuire’s success, there is coverage of Longford Town’s win over Wexford Youths and a preview of Longford Rugby Club’s encounter with Tullamore in the Towns Cup final.