Stop An Phreas: La Nua

Ar feadh 25 bomaite chítear scéal Lá Nua ó a thosaigh sé i 1984 go dtí Nollaig 2008 nuair a cuireadh deireadh leis. Cluintear roinnt agalamh le Donall Mac Giolla Choill, Mairtin O Muilleoir, Eoghan O'Neill ague Gearoid O Cairealleain.

A 25 minute piece following the last months of Lá Nua (Lá). The Irish Language newspaper came into existence on 13 August, 1984 and closed at the end of December 2008. It grew from weekly publication Preas an Phobail and for two decade was an indispensable instrument for the social promotion of the language.

The closing down came after Foras na Gaeilge the official body responsible for the protection of Irish in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, decided to withdraw the funding. Eight people worked for the newspaper, which had a daily circulation of 4,000 copies.

With interviews from Donall Mac Giolla Choill, Mairtin O Muilleoir, Eoghan O’Neill and Gearoid O Cairealleain.

Subtitled in English.

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