Connacht Tribune
The Connacht Tribune is a newspaper circulating chiefly in County Galway
County Galway
County Galway is a county in Ireland. It is located in the West Region and is also part of the province of Connacht. It is named after the city of Galway. Galway County Council is the local authority for the county. There are several strongly Irish-speaking areas in the west of the county...

, Ireland
Ireland is an island to the northwest of continental Europe. It is the third-largest island in Europe and the twentieth-largest island on Earth...

 and is currently the most popular and successful regional newspaper in Ireland.

The main regional newspaper for the county, the Tribune Group prints three titles every week - the Connacht Sentinel on Tuesday, 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.

In 1925, the Connacht
Connacht , formerly anglicised as Connaught, is one of the Provinces of Ireland situated in the west of Ireland. In Ancient Ireland, it was one of the fifths ruled by a "king of over-kings" . Following the Norman invasion of Ireland, the ancient kingdoms were shired into a number of counties for...

 Tribune stable began publishing the Connacht Sentinel, which was joined in 1984 by the "Galway City Tribune". 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.

The Tribune's 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.

The editor of the Connacht Tribune is Dave O'Connell, the Galway City Tribune's editor is Mike Glynn and Brendan Carroll is the Connacht Sentinel's editor. The company's CEO is David Hickey. The Chairman is Tim Naughton.

In 2006 the newspaper purchased Galway's local radio station, Galway Bay FM
Galway Bay FM
Galway Bay FM is an Irish independent local radio station and operates under a license from the Broadcasting Commission of Ireland. Established in 1989, the station broadcasts from studios in Galway, serving the city and County Galway.-Programming:...


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