Petition to save Foinse from Foras cuts…

I don’t normally do e-petitions, but this one seems especially important, since it feels like in a deflationary situation the Republic’s institutions are in grave danger of throwing the wrong things out of the falling balloon. Like keeping translations of documents that no one reads, and chucking out the country’s only weekly newspaper at a time when even English language papers are struggling to survive… There’s a crunch meeting on Wednesday (ie tomorrow), so pass it on… You can sign here

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