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Type newspaper
Format Tabloid
Editor Ciarán Ó Nualláin (1943-79)
Tarlach Ó hUid(1979-1984)
Founded 1943
Language Irish
Ceased publication 1984
Headquarters Merrion Square, Dublin 2.

Inniú (Irish: Today) was an Irish-language newspaper, published in Dublin, Ireland, from 17 March 1943 until 24 August 1984 when it was merged with the Galway-based publication Amárach to form a new weekly newspaper Anois, which started in September 1984.


Initially the paper was a monthly publication but in April 1945 it changed to a weekly paper.[1] The paper had offices on Merrion Square in Dublin. The paper was founded by Ciarán Ó Nualláin (who had worked for the Irish Independent and was the brother of Flann O'Brien) and Proinsias Mac an Bheatha who were disaffected with Conradh na Gaeilge and had formed a grouping called Glúin na Bua (Ulster spelling: Glún na Buaidhe).[2][3]

Ciaran Ó Nualláin (1910-1983) remained as editor from its foundation until 1979, when he was succeeded by the assistant editor, Tarlach Ó hUid (1917-1990).[4]

The loss of Irish Government financial support due to rationalisation led to the demise of the paper.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "The Papers of Proinsias Mac an Bheatha". National University of Galway. 1998. Retrieved 27 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Seosamh Ó Duibhginn (1962). Ag Scaoileadh Sceoil. Dublin: An Clócomhar Teo. 
  3. ^ Douglas, R. M. (2009). Architects of the Resurrection: Ailtirí na hAiséirghe and the Fascist 'New Order' in Ireland. Manchester University Press. ISBN 0-7190-7998-5. 
  4. ^ Lesa Ní Mhunghaile, 'Ó hUid, Tarlach', in James McGuire and James Quinn (ed),Dictionary of Irish Biography. (Cambridge, 2013) retrieved 14 Nov. 2013