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The Southern Star is a family owned, progressive local newspaper company covering West Cork and the surrounding areas. With a strong, trusted brand developed over the last 128 years, a weekly newspaper readership of 50,000, a portfolio of magazines, a sizeable and growing web and social media audience plus a marketing services division (Star Creative) which helps local businesses with their branding, advertising, flyers/brochures, signage, digital operations etc, we are a vibrant and diversified business which constantly strives to be at the heart of all things local.

Postal Address

Southern Star Ltd,


Ilen Street,




Co. Cork.




Telephone: 028 21200


Fax: 028 21071 

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Business Hours

Mon to Wed: 9am-6pm 


Thursday: 9am-5.30pm 


Friday: 9am-5pm