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Coleraine Chronicle

The Coleraine Chronicle is a weekly tabloid newspaper sold on and around the northern coast of Northern Ireland (the “Causeway Coast”, named after the Giant’s Causeway).

It was first published in 1844. In 1934 it absorbed a local rival, The Ballymoney Free Press and Northern Counties Advertiser founded in 1870.

It’s now published by the Dungannon-based Alpha Newspaper Group, owned by former Ulster Unionist MP Lord Kilclooney. The editorial offices are in Coleraine.

There’s an associated freesheet tabloid, The Leader. There are also local sub-editions for Ballycastle, Ballymoney and Limavady. The series claims to have the second highest circulation for any weekly newspaper in the whole of Northern Ireland, and to sell more than twice as many copies as its local competitors combined.

It comes out on Thursdays. An e-edition’s also available by paid subscription.

  • Address:
  • Coleraine Chronicle
    20 Railway Road
    BT52 1PD
  • Tel:
  • 028 7034 3344
  • Fax:
  • 028 7032 9889