Comhar (meaning "partnership") is a prominent literary journal in the Irish language, published by the company Comhar Teoranta. It was founded in 1942, and has published work by some of the most notable writers in Irish, including Máirtín Ó Cadhain, Seán Ó Ríordáin, Máirtín Ó Direáin, Máire Mhac an tSaoi and Brendan Behan. Comhar also publishes books in Irish (around three a year).
Comhar has as its stated aims to be a journal of first choice for writers, scholars, critics and readers of Irish, to publish the best of new writing in Irish, to be a high-quality forum for analysis and discussion of current affairs, to provide intellectual stimulation and be a platform for debate.
Comhar has had a number of editors, including the well-known journalist and novelist Breandán Ó hEithir. It was clear by the beginning of 2008, however, that its readership was declining steeply, and the funding body Foras na Gaeilge decided to give no more money to the journal as it stood. This led to the reconstitution of the board and the appointment of a new editor.
Selections from Comhar are now available on-line. It continues to fulfil its traditional function of publishing new writing and providing cultural and social commentary.