Friday, 22 February 2008

Lá Nua Sekura! la blogo, From the Balcony, de Máirtín Ó Muilleoir:

Irish Language daily newspaper Lá Nua announces new plan to secure its future.

With fresh investment from shareholders, support of Irish language organisations and measures to both cut costs and drive revenues, Lá Nua, which was to close on 1 March, will be able to see out its current contract period (end Dec 08) and build for the future.

Publisher Máirtín Ó Muilleoir said: “We have bowled over by the support of the Irish language community, including the 3,000-plus people who signed a petition of support, and have been heartened by intervention of Irish language groups, politicians and organisations who have come together with shareholders to ensure Lá Nua can continue and prosper. The reiteration by Foras na Gaeilge of the importance of the printed media in Irish in its discussions with the Northern Government departments has been particularly helpful in our battle to ensure these departments advertise in the Irish language media...

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