Magahy under fire as MediaLab close to closure

MediaLab Europe (MLE), the government-backed technology venture in the Digital Hub in the Liberties in Dublin, is on the verge of closure.

27th November, 2004

MediaLab Europe (MLE), the government-backed technology venture in the Digital Hub in the Liberties in Dublin, is on the verge of closure, internal Department of Communications documents reveal.

The documents, which contain briefing notes from civil servants to the new minister, Noel Dempsey, are critical of the ‘executive services' contract given to businesswoman Laura Magahy to run the Digital Hub project.

Unless a non-government rescue package is found for MLE within weeks, it “will...

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