Tuairisc.ie

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Tuairisc.ie
Type Online newspaper
Owner(s) Tuairisc Bheo Teoranta
Editor Seán Tadhg Ó Gairbhí
Founded 2014
Headquarters Bearna, County Galway, Ireland
Website www.tuairisc.ie

Tuairisc.ie is an online Irish language newspaper. The company’s offices are in the Bearna. [1]

Tuairisc.ie receives state funding through Foras na Gaeilge. [2]

History

Tuairisc Bheo Teoranta won a competition run by Foras na Gaeilge to provide an Irish language news-service on-line in 2014. The offices of the newspaper were set up in Bearna in County Galway because it was the only area in the Conamara Gaeltacht that had access to highspeed broadband. Tuairisc.ie was launched in the Oak Room of the Mansion House in Dublin on 9 October 2015.

On the 5 June 2015 Tuairisc.ie announced it had reached 1,000,000 page views.

Staff

Seán Tadhg Ó Gairbhí is the editor of Tuairisc.ie and Ciarán Ó Súilleabháin is the website's manager. There are two full-time journalists employed by the site, Pádraic Ó Ciardha and Maitiú Ó Coimin, and several external contributors write regular articles, including Cathal Mac Coille and Dara Ó Cinnéide.

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