Paper Preview: May 17

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

Three people have been arrested without charge after an armed raid on a bookmakers in Edgeworthstown.

The An Post Ras comes to Longford this weekend, and is expected to inject €100,000 into the local economy.

Local councillors have expressed concern over services at St Joseph’s Care Centre.

And in sport, Longford’s hurlers beat Leitrim in the Lory Meagher Cup, St Columba’s claimed a convincing win over Emmet Og in the Longford Leader Football League Division One, while in soccer Longford Town remain on top of Division One of the Airtricity League despite losing at home to Finn Harps on Saturday.