Irish Examiner

The Irish Examiner ( former names: Cork Examiner, The Examiner ) is a widely published ireland newspaper.


The main distribution area of the Examiner is the province of Munster in the southwest of Ireland around the headquarters in the city of Cork. However, the distribution supplies kiosks and subscribers throughout the country.

The also nationally widespread competition leaves are the two Dublin newspapers The Irish Times and Irish Independent, as well as the Cork Independent. In recent years, the Irish Examiner has achieved an increase in readers. Mainly hiked this from Irish Independent from her. According to the official media statistics Examiner had an average daily circulation of 57 217 in the first half of 2006.

The political line of the Irish Examiner is centrist and pro Fine Gael party.


The newspaper was founded in 1841 under the name " Cork Examiner " by John Francis Maguire. A motive was to support the Catholic Emancipation movement of the popular politician Daniel O'Connell. The original name was changed with the increasing prevalence and economic expansion twice, first to The Examiner and finally to the current Irish Examiner.

The paper is currently owned by the media group Thomas Crosbie Holdings. The daily had more than a century their headquarters in the Academy Street, Cork. In November 2006, she moved to new buildings at Lapp 's Quay.