The Evening Herald
is a mid-market tabloid evening newspaper
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published in Dublin
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by Independent News & Media
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. It is published Monday-Saturday, and has three editions — City Edition
, City Final Edition
and National Edition
. Despite its name, its early editions are usually available by late morning.
Until November 2000, the Evening Herald
was both produced and pressed in Independent House on Middle Abbey St, Dublin 1. The monochrome
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printing facility in the basement of this building was then retired, and the paper is now printed in full colour at a purpose-built plant in Citywest, along with the Irish Independent
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, the Sunday Independent
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and various other regional newspapers owned by Independent News & Media. In 2004, production of the paper was moved from Independent House to a new office on Talbot Street and the paper's old home was sold to the neighbouring department store, Arnotts
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, for an estimated €26 million.
The newspaper has been variously marketed as both a Dublin local newspaper and a national newspaper. It is available throughout most of the country. In Dublin it is the only evening newspaper. However, in Munster
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it competes against the Evening Echo
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. It has an extensive classified ad section. On Mondays it comes with a free soccer supplement called Striker
which is marketed as "the real voice of amateur and schoolboy football". The Dubliner
magazine comes free inside the paper on Thursdays.
According to the Audit Bureau of Circulations
, it had an average daily circulation
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of 87,645 during the first six months of 2006.
On 10 October 2005, a free version of the Evening Herald
, published in the mornings and entitled Herald AM
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, began distribution, as a defensive measure against the Daily Mail and General Trust
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, launched on the same date. It joined with with another morning freesheet Metro to become the Metro Herald.
List of contributors
- George Byrne
- Eamon Carr
- Eoghan Corry
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- Aidan Coughlan
- Fiona Dillon
- Kevin Doyle
- Conor Feehan
- Melanie Finn
- Aoife Finneran
- Aidan Fitzmaurice
- Johnny Giles
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- Paul Hyland
- Colin Kerr
- Rory Kerr
- Conor Linehan
- Cormac Looney
- Andrew Lynch
- Brian McDonald
- Charles Mallon
- J. B. Malone
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- John Martin
- Conor McKeon
- Sarah McQuaid
- Martin Moran
- Claire Murphy
- Cormac Murphy
- Lindie Naughton
- Anna Nolan
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- Lorna Nolan
- Niall O'Connor
- Michael O'Doherty
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- Alan O'Keeffe
- Andrew Phelan
- Lucille Redmond
- Ralph Riegel
- Frank Roche
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- Sinead Ryan
- Niall Scully
- Clodagh Sheehy
- Pat Stacey
- Olaf Tyaransen
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- Chris Wasser
- Ernie Whalley
- Dan White
- Leslie Williams
- Keith Wood
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