Leinster Express

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Leinster Express
Type Weekly
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Iconic Newspapers
Founded 1831
Headquarters Portlaoise, County Laois
Ireland
Circulation 18,000 (2004)[1]
Sister newspapers Offaly Express[1]
Official website www.leinsterexpress.ie

The Leinster Express is a regional newspaper in Ireland that serves County Laois.

The paper was part of the Leinster Leader Group, which was sold to Johnston Press in late 2005.[2] The paper is currently owned by Iconic Newspapers, who acquired Johnston Press' titles in the Republic of Ireland in 2014.[3]The offices of the Leinster Express are based in Portlaoise.[1]

The Leinster Express was originally published in Maryborough (renamed Portlaoise in 1929), Queen's County (renamed County Laois in 1922), Ireland in 1831, an archive of its papers are available in Laois County Library in Portlaoise.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Consumer Media in Ireland" (PDF). 2004. Retrieved 2008-09-12. 
  2. ^ Ian Guider (17 September 2005). "Johnston Press spends over €240m to become largest Irish regional publisher". Irish Examiner. Retrieved 2008-09-12. 
  3. ^ "Johnston Press sells its 14 titles in the Republic". Irish Times. Retrieved 2014-08-22. 

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