Video: Paper Preview (January 16)

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

Councillor Denis Glennon has called for a ‘ten year plan’ to be drawn-up for rural communities in the Longford region, following concerns over the downgrading of local services.

Gardai have launched an investigation after gunshots were fired at a house on the outskirts of Longford town last Sunday night.

Three garda stations in County Longford are to close at the end of this month, as part of a restructuring of garda resources. There are fears of further closures later in the year.

In sport, Longford defeated UCD in the O’Byrne Cup last Wednesday, but came up short against Louth at the weekend.