Mahon to head up association of local newspapers
Sean Mahon has been appointed as president of the Regional Newspaper and Printers Association of Ireland, a 150-year-old body that represents 37 Irish local weekly newspaper publishers with a readership of about 1.5 million. Mr Mahon is the managing director of the 'Southern Star' newspaper.
"Even though our industry has some challenges and changes ahead, I passionately believe in a strong future for local newspaper businesses," he said. "We're resilient and we understand our local readers and advertisers."