Tipperary Star

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Tipperary Star
Tipperary Star.png
Owner(s)Iconic Newspapers
EditorAnne O'Grady
HeadquartersFriar Street, Thurles
OCLC number885427118

The Tipperary Star is a weekly regional newspaper covering news in County Tipperary, Ireland. The newspaper's main office is located in Thurles town.[1] The paper is currently owned by Iconic Newspapers, who acquired Johnston Press's titles in the Republic of Ireland in 2014.[2][3]

The paper was first published on 4 September 1909.

The Tipperary Star is no longer ABC audited for circulation.[4] For the first six months of 2008, average circulation was 9,072, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulation.[5]

In March 2019, the Tipperary Star settled a lawsuit over an article about a TD.[6][7]


  • Gerard O'Grady (1975-1987)
  • Michael Dundon (1987-2011)
  • Anne O'Grady (2011 - )


  1. ^ "Contact Us - Tipperary Today: News, Sport, Jobs, Property, Cars, Entertainments & More". Tipperary Star. Retrieved 2009-02-05.
  2. ^ "Johnston Press sells its 14 titles in the Republic". The Irish Times. Retrieved 2014-08-22.
  3. ^ http://www.eamonn.com/2013/12/05/the-tipperary-star-bids-for-headline-of-the-year-award/[bare URL]
  4. ^ https://www.abc.org.uk/product?search=Tipperary+star[bare URL]
  5. ^ http://abcpdfcerts.abc.org.uk/pdf/certificates/15224747.pdf[bare URL]
  6. ^ https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/ex-minister-settles-action-against-local-newspaper-publisher-911932.html[bare URL]
  7. ^ https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/courts/high-court/defamation-action-involving-ex-ff-minister-michael-smith-settled-1.3831508[bare URL]