The Waterford News & Star

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Typesetters working on linotype machines at the Waterford News, July 29, 1938

The Waterford News & Star is a local newspaper based in the Irish city of Waterford, first published as the Waterford Star in 1848. It is the biggest selling local newspaper in Waterford.

In December 2007, it changed from a broadsheet to a tabloid.[1] The Waterford News & Star in 2010/11 moved from their offices in Michael Street, Waterford City, to Gladstone House, Gladstone Street, Waterford.[2] and covers stories from across the city and county.

John Cunningham was editor from 1982 to 1984.[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.[5]


  1. ^ "Waterford News and Star switches to tabloid format". Breaking News. 12 December 2007. 
  2. ^ "Waterford News and Star — News and Sport from Waterford". 
  3. ^ "Journalist John Cunningham dies aged 66". RTÉ News. RTÉ. 9 February 2012. Archived from the original on 15 June 2012. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Receiver appointed to publisher of Irish Examiner as part of restructuring". RTÉ News. 6 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "Receiver appointed to publisher of Irish Examiner". RTÉ. 6 March 2013. Retrieved 26 October 2015. 

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