Thomas Crosbie Holdings buy Sunday Business Post

Friday 30 January 2009 11.36

Thomas Crosbie Holdings has bought The Sunday Business Post from Trinity Mirror for €10 million - subject to the approval of the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment.

The Group now has 12 newspaper titles across the Republic and Northern Ireland. These include The Irish Examiner, The Evening Echo, Newry Democrat, Down Democrat, The Kingdom, Waterford News and Star, Sligo Weekender, Western People, Nationalist & Leinster Times, Kildare Nationalist and Laois Nationalist.

The Crosbie family owned Group also has interests in the radio market with Northwest Radio, MidWest Radio and REDfm the youth orientated station which was launched in Cork last January.

The Sunday Business Post has a current readership of 160,000.