Daily Ireland passes its first test

According to the Press Gazette, Daily Ireland has passed round one of the inevitable hurdles facing any new newspaper title. The figure (as reported here by Jimmy) exceeded the expectations of many press insiders, and now opens the way for the kind of government advertising that the paper had clearly hoped to access earlier.

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty