Enniscorthy Echo

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Type Weekly newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Landmark Media Investments
Editor Tom Mooney[1]
Founded 1902[2]
Political alignment Populist
Language English
Headquarters Slaney Place, Enniscorthy, County Wexford, Ireland[2]
Official website Enniscorthy Echo Website

The Enniscorthy Echo is a local newspaper published once per week (every Wednesday) in County Wexford, Ireland. It is published in colour.

History[edit]

The newspaper was first published in 1902 from offices at Abbey Square, Enniscorthy, County Wexford.[2] In 1908 it moved its offices to Mill Park Road, Enniscorthy.[2] In March 2008, the newspaper moved to new offices - located at Slaney Place, Enniscorthy.[2]

Content[edit]

The newspaper contains stories relating primarily to Enniscorthy town and its surrounding area, as well as stories relating to County Wexford.

It also contains a large number of photographs, which are published in colour. It has a sports section. It also publishes court reports. Advertisements take up much of the back section of the paper.[3]

The newspaper was part of the Thomas Crosbie Holdings group. Thomas Crosbie Holdings went into receivership in March 2013.[4] The newspaper was acquired by Landmark Media Investments.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wednesday, 21 May 2008, Enniscorthy Echo: 2.
  2. ^ a b c d e Whelan, Seán (21 May 2008), ‘To realise that 40 years have flown by is actually quite frightening’, Enniscorthy Echo: 23 .
  3. ^ Wednesday 21 May 2008, Enniscorthy Echo.
  4. ^ http://www.rte.ie/news/business/2013/0306/374490-thomas-crosbie-holdings/