Longford Leader News Update, 30 May

Here are the main headlines in this week’s edition of the Longford Leader.

The Longford Expo, described as a “leap in the dark” beforehand, proved to be a remarkable success, with crowds flocking to the event over the two days.

Ballycloughan National School is to close after failing to meet the pupil to teacher ratio criteria as laid out by the Department of Education and Skills.

In Sport, Longford have named an unchanged starting fifteen to face Wexford in Corke Park on Sunday, while Longford Town suffered a shock two-nil defeat to non-league outfit Cherry Orchard in the FAI Ford Cup.