Print sales down as more readers read news online

Print sales of Irish newspapers fell across the board last year, according to the latest ABC report, but a number of publications are beginning to make inroads online.

24th February, 2013

Print sales of Irish newspapers fell across the board last year, according to the latest Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) report, but a number of publications are beginning to make inroads online, writes Siobhan Brett.

Sales of the Irish Independent fell by more than 7,000 copies in 2012 to 123,981, down 5.5 per cent on 2011. The Irish Examiner dropped by 6 per cent to 39,555 and the Irish Times's print circulation fell by 8.1...

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