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The Belfast Gazette

The Belfast Gazette is the Official Newspaper of Record for Northern Ireland, and is published weekly on Fridays. Despite the title and the description, it’s not like most newspapers as its content consists of legal and official announcements from HM Government, the Northern Ireland Executive, the Armed Forces, local authorities, churches, companies and private citizens.

It was founded in June 1921 as a successor to the Dublin Gazette (itself founded in 1706), as it became increasingly clear that Ireland would be divided and that the North would therefore need its own separate Official Newspaper of Record. (The Dublin Gazette became the Iris Oifigiúil in January 1922.)

It’s published by TSO on behalf of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office. It’s one of a series of Gazettes for the whole United Kingdom; The Edinburgh Gazette and The London Gazette perform the same function for Scotland and England & Wales respectively.

It moved offices across central Belfast from Arthur Street to Linfield Road in August 2011.

  • Address:
  • The Belfast Gazette
    TSO Ireland
    19a Weavers Court
    Weavers Court Business Park
    Linfield Road

    BT12 5GH
  • Tel:
  • 028 9089 5135
  • Fax:
  • 028 9023 5401