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.

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]

The sub-editing for The Waterford News & Star was provided by Wexford Echo Limited. Wexford Echo Limited went into liquidation in June 2017. The liquidator will keep Wexford Echo Limited going while he seeks a buyer. [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Waterford News and Star switches to tabloid format". Breaking News. 12 December 2007. 
  2. ^ "Waterford News and Star — News and Sport from Waterford". waterford-news.com. 
  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. 
  6. ^ https://fora.ie/wexford-echo-liquidation-3470601-Jun2017/

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