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

A ‘ring of steel’ needs to be erected around adjoining estates in Longford due to ant-social behaviour, according to the Town Council.

A nine-year-old boy has been awarded 1.5 million euro in damages after he was severely injured in a car crash, in which his sister and his best friend died.

Gardai are appealing for information following break-ins in Ballymahon and Abbeyshrule. They are also investigating a robbery at Bord na Mona’s Mount Dillion plant.

We take a look at all the fun at St Patrick’s Day Celebrations across the county.

And in sport, Longford have been relegated from Division 2 of the National Football League. But there is better news for the Under-21 footballers, who have progressed to the final of the Leinster Championship.

All this and more in this week’s Longford Leader, which is available now.