Irish back in print – Nuacht24

Apologies to Gaeilgeoirí as you may have read most of this last week – Just over a month since the final edition of Lá Nua the Irish language is back in print in Belfast.

Nuacht24 is a weekly available An Druma Mór and in print from the Cultúrlann at a price of just 30 pence. The paper, produced by Lá co-founder, Eoghan Ó Néill, is growing and developing with each new issue. The material is taken from the Irish language news service An Druma Mór Nuacht (andrumamornuacht.blogspot.com).I personally feel that Nuacht24 it is looking very well, especially given that it does not receive a penny of grant aid.

In other good news, Lá Nua’s demise seems to have been somewhat exaggerated for its arts section will continue to be produced, it will be available online (www.nuacht.com) and in print in the Belfast Media Group’s titles. Former Lá Nua editor Ciarán Ó Pronntaigh has been appointed editor.

Of course I should mention that the lifestyle magazine nós* (www.nosmag.com) continues to blossom, issue three should be in print in the next few weeks. Without a shadow of a doubt, nós* is the finest magazine available in Irish (there is also Scottish material in nós* by the way!). Like Nuacht24, not on red penny does nós* get from Foras na Gaeilge – says it all doesn’t it?

I wonder, is it despite of this lack of support or because of it that nós* is such a strong product?

Update : Can’t seem to get the links working so here they are …

Lá Nua – www.nuacht.com
nós* – www.nosmag.com
An Druma Mór / Nuacht24 – andrumamornuacht.blogspot.com


Discover more from Slugger O'Toole

Subscribe to get the latest posts to your email.

Categories Uncategorised

We are reader supported. Donate to keep Slugger lit!

For over 20 years, Slugger has been an independent place for debate and new ideas. We have published over 40,000 posts and over one and a half million comments on the site. Each month we have over 70,000 readers. All this we have accomplished with only volunteers we have never had any paid staff.

Slugger does not receive any funding, and we respect our readers, so we will never run intrusive ads or sponsored posts. Instead, we are reader-supported. Help us keep Slugger independent by becoming a friend of Slugger. While we run a tight ship and no one gets paid to write, we need money to help us cover our costs.

If you like what we do, we are asking you to consider giving a monthly donation of any amount, or you can give a one-off donation. Any amount is appreciated.