Tipperary Star

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Tipperary Star
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Type Weekly newspaper
Format Broadsheet until 2013 now Tabloid.
Owner(s) Iconic Newspapers
EditorAnne O'Grady
HeadquartersFriar Street, Thurles
City Thurles
ISSN 1393-9084
OCLC number 885427118
Website tipperarystar.ie

The Tipperary Star is a weekly regional newspaper covering news in County Tipperary, Ireland. The newspaper's main office is located in Thurles town. [1] The paper is currently owned by Iconic Newspapers, who acquired Johnston Press's titles in the Republic of Ireland in 2014. [2] [3]

The paper was first published on 4 September 1909.[ citation needed ]

The Tipperary Star is no longer ABC audited for circulation. [4] For the first six months of 2008, average circulation was 9,072, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulation. [5]

In March 2019, the Tipperary Star settled a lawsuit over an article about a TD. [6] [7]


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  1. "Contact Us - Tipperary Today: News, Sport, Jobs, Property, Cars, Entertainments & More". Tipperary Star. Retrieved 5 February 2009.
  2. "Johnston Press sells its 14 titles in the Republic". The Irish Times . Retrieved 22 August 2014.
  3. "The Tipperary Star bids for 'Headline of the Year' award | Eamonn Fitzgerald: Rainy Day". Archived from the original on 17 November 2018. Retrieved 7 February 2016.
  4. "Data - ABC | Audit Bureau of Circulations". Archived from the original on 18 August 2020. Retrieved 21 March 2019.
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  6. O'Loughlin, Ann (19 March 2019). "Ex-Minister settles action against local newspaper publisher". Irish Examiner .
  7. O'Faolain, Aodhan (19 March 2019). "Defamation action involving ex-FF minister Michael Smith settled" . The Irish Times .