Tenders sought for Irish paper

Foras na Gaeilge has reiterated its view that a weekly Irish language newspaper is fully viable at current funding levels, despite the recent closure of Foinse, the 40-page colour tabloid that was selling 4,000 copies a week.

25th July, 2009

Foras na Gaeilge has reiterated its view that a weekly Irish language newspaper is fully viable at current funding levels, despite the recent closure of Foinse, the 40-page colour tabloid that was selling 4,000 copies a week.

The body responsible for Irish language promotion is now formally seeking new tenders to take up a four-year contract for a weekly Irish paper.

It’s understood that the funding on offer will be €355,000 a year, which was what...

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