All eyes on Love Island as Longford’s Maura Higgins reaches tonight’s final

Tonight’s the night when Longford’s Maura Higgins finds out of she’s the winner of reality TV show Love Island.

The Ballymahon native and her on screen partner Curtis are one of four couples fighting it out in the final.

Maura’s former boss Catriona Egan who runs the Occasions hair salon in Ballymahon says the whole town is behind her.

The overall winners take home a prize of £50,000.

But journalist with Evoke.ie Bronwyn O’Neill, who’s from Castleblayney, says the show is used by many a springboard into bigger things: