Connacht Sentinel

The Connacht Tribune is the longest-established newspaper circulating throughout Galway county and city. First hitting the news stands on 22nd May 1909 it has been telling Galway's story every week since. Through two world wars, the struggle for independence, the hard times of early nationhood to the boom of the 1990's and the current decade,

The Connacht Sentinel Newspaper Archive

The last edition of the Connacht Sentinel was printed on the 24/November/2014. The Connacht Sentinel was part of the Connacht Tribune printing group. In 1925 the company launched the Connacht Sentinel printing every Tuesdays aimed at Galway City with a heavy emphasis on Sport and Lifestyle as well as strong news content. The Galway City Tribune was added in 1984 to address the demands for a fully-fledged newspaper in Galway City.

The complete archives of all 3 titles are now available online at View every edition from the last 100 years exactly as it was published on that day. Fully word searchable and completely indexed Irish Newspaper Archives offers individual researchers and institutes / universities alike unprecedented access to a wealth of Galway history.

   Edition Count       Page Count          Years           
                1927 - 2014   
            4,397      49,440  *Out of print

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