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Connacht Tribune
Connacht Tribune
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TypeWeekly newspaper
FormatTabloid
LanguageEnglish
Headquarters15 Market Street, Galway
CityGalway
CountryIreland
Websiteconnachttribune.ie

The Connacht Tribune (An Curadh Connachtach) is a newspaper circulating chiefly in County Galway, Ireland.

The main regional newspaper for the county, the Tribune Group prints two titles every week - the Connacht Tribune on Thursday and the Galway City Tribune on Friday. Connacht Tribune Group newspapers are circulated in every district of the City and every town and village in the County. As of January 2007, its weekly readership is over 150,000.

History

In 1925, the Connacht Tribune stable began publishing the Connacht Sentinel, which was joined in 1984 by the Galway City Tribune. The Connacht Sentinel ceased publication in 2014. Since then, the Connacht Tribune has focused mainly on news relating to the county of Galway. In addition to a number of staff journalists, the paper also employs a number of reporters around the county for specific regional coverage.

John Cunningham was editor from 1984 to 2007.[1]

In 2006 the newspaper purchased Galway's local radio station, Galway Bay FM.[2]

In 2014, the final edition of Connacht Sentinel was published. [3]

The Tribunes archives are available online to view any issue of the Connacht Tribune since its inception in 1909. The archive is free of charge for the first two visits here.

Staff

The editor of the Connacht Tribune is Dave O'Connell and the Galway City Tribunes editor is Mike Glynn. The Chairman is Peter Allen.

References

  1. ^ "Journalist John Cunningham dies aged 66". RTÉ News. RTÉ. 9 February 2012. Archived from the original on 15 June 2012. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ "Connacht Trib buys Bay FM". Irish Independent. 2006-04-22. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Final edition of Connacht Sentinel published". 25 November 2014. Retrieved 2019 – via www.rte.ie. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

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