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Managed by New England Press Association Scholarship Fund, Inc., an affiliate of the New England Newspaper and Press Association


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Boston Irish


by 13 supporters

$25,000 goal

We tell the stories of Boston’s Irish.

Publishing news and features about Irish people and activities in Boston and Ireland since 1990, the Boston Irish Reporter newspaper transitioned to a new branding, BostonIrish.

The well-­loved news and feature content that was so familiar in print is now published online at, supplemented by quarterly periodical print editions, with a special St. Patrick’s edition in March, and summer, fall, and winter publications.

The newly designed print magazine is accompanied by a robust digital presence,, the online home of our work since 1997. 

While the web has been an important vehicle for distributing news from and about Greater Boston’s large Irish American communities for more than two decades, it has been ramped-up with new and timely news and features from Ireland and Boston, complete with breaking news and commentary that’s timely and relevant to day-to-day consumption of news.

It’s quick and easy to access BostonIrish news and features at no cost online at, and current and archival issues in pdf format are available for download at no cost.

Please support our important work with a tax-deductible donation to the Local Community News Fund of New England!


Boston Irish


13 supporters

The Jamestown Press


275 supporters



119 supporters

Stowe Reporter


43 supporters

Journal Opinion


18 supporters

InterTown Record


22 supporters

The Other Paper


18 supporters

News & Citizen


18 supporters

The Martha's Vineyard Times


21 supporters

The Citizen


8 supporters

El Planeta


3 supporters

Shelburne News


7 supporters


Your local newspaper needs your help!

In times of uncertainty, the importance of reliable news and information is vital.

Local newspapers play a critical role in the communities they serve, making us all stronger. They are dedicated to keeping you informed, whether it is a local issue or a worldwide epidemic that is a danger to our communities, they are there to deliver consistent, quality local news coverage. Especially now, local news is a crucial public service that is keeping people informed and safe.

Traditional advertising revenue, which everyone has counted on to fund the free press, has been decimated by the current crisis, and the loss of advertising dollars has threatened the existence of many newspapers.

The New England Press Association Scholarship Fund, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, created the Local Community News Fund of New England and this fund-raising portal to allow tax deductible donations to support your local newspaper.

Local newspapers remain strong in their commitment to serve their community and, with some assistance from loyal readers, they can keep reporters on the job working to provide resources and information that every community needs.

You can ensure that your community continues to get the local news and information it needs by donating to this fund. All donations will go to the newspaper of your choice, and will help pay reporters’ salaries and other costs of covering the local community.

All donations to this fund are tax deductible. Thank you for supporting local newspapers. Together, we can make it through this.

Local Community News Fund of New England is a service of, and administered by, New England Press Association Scholarship Fund, Inc., affiliated with New England Newspaper and Press Association

New England Press Association Scholarship Fund, Inc., tax ID #23‐7297724, is a Section 501(c)(3) organization and is eligible to accept charitable contributions.

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