Tipperary Star

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Tipperary Star
Tipperary Star.png
FormatBroadsheet until 2013 now Tabloid.
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.[citation needed]

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–present)


  1. ^ "Contact Us - Tipperary Today: News, Sport, Jobs, Property, Cars, Entertainments & More". Tipperary Star. Retrieved 5 February 2009.
  2. ^ "Johnston Press sells its 14 titles in the Republic". The Irish Times. Retrieved 22 August 2014.
  3. ^ "The Tipperary Star bids for 'Headline of the Year' award | Eamonn Fitzgerald: Rainy Day". Archived from the original on 17 November 2018. Retrieved 7 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Data - ABC | Audit Bureau of Circulations". Archived from the original on 18 August 2020. Retrieved 21 March 2019.
  5. ^ [1][dead link]
  6. ^ O'Loughlin, Ann (19 March 2019). "Ex-Minister settles action against local newspaper publisher". Irish Examiner.
  7. ^ O'Faolain, Aodhan (19 March 2019). "Defamation action involving ex-FF minister Michael Smith settled". The Irish Times.