Mayo News

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The Mayo News
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TypeWeekly newspaper
Owner(s)Dermot Berry
EditorMichael Duffy
Political alignmentCentral
LanguageEnglish headquarters = Westport, County Mayo
WebsiteMayo News

The Mayo News is a weekly local newspaper published in Westport in Ireland.

History and profile[edit]

The Mayo News was established in Westport in 1892.[1] After writing several editorials on the Corrib gas controversy during her tenure, editor Denise Horan took up a position as Shell Ireland's senior communications advisor at the end of April 2009.[2]

According to the Audit Bureau of Circulations, the paper had an average weekly circulation of 10,315 during 2005.[3]

In 2007 and in 2014 the Mayo News was named as the European Newspaper of the Year in the category of local newspapers.[1]

In 2016 the Mayo News won awards for the Best Designed Newspaper and the Sports Story of the Year and was shortlisted in the categories of News Story of The Year, Best use of Photography and Best Feature Story of the Year at the Local Ireland Media Awards.[4]

The newspaper is printed (but not owned) by Celtic Media Group [5]


  1. ^ a b "Mayo newspaper wins European award". RTE News. 19 November 2014. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  2. ^ Lorna Siggins (13 March 2009). "Shell appoint media adviser". The Irish Times.
  3. ^ "Home - ABC - Audit Bureau of Circulations".
  4. ^ News, The Mayo. "Mayo News wins big at Local Ireland Media Awards". The Mayo News. Retrieved 19 November 2016.
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