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There are two ways that you can subscribe to The Southern Star:
1) Subscribe to the Digital Edition and receive full access to the epaper on your computer, tablet and smartphone.
2) Get it it posted to you on a weekly basis with a postal subscription.


The Southern Star Digital EditionYou can subscribe to our digital edition and read The Southern Star on your computer, laptop or smartphone. Read the entire newspaper from cover to cover in the same format it is published, from anywhere in the world.

Editions are served up in exceptional quality, and you can zoom, print and share articles at the touch of a button. Plus, the epaper is available online the same time the print edition is available in shops, meaning you don't have to wait for your news!

Prices: 7 Days at €2.00, 1 Month at €10.00, 3 Months at €22.00, 6 Months at €50.00, and 12 Months at €98.00

If you have any queries or would like advice please call 028 21200 or email

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The Southern Star Postal SubscriptionYou can subscribe to have The Southern Star newspaper delivered to your doorstep, whether you live in Ireland or abroad. The subscription periods are 6 months or 12 months and you can have the newspaper delivered to any address in Ireland or Overseas.

All postal subscriptions must be paid for in advance. To arrange your postal subscription, please phone us on +353-28-21200 or email

Alternatively, you can send a cheque made payable to Southern Star Ltd, Ilen Street, Skibbereen, Ireland. Please include your name, address and telephone number with your request.

Prices: For delivery within Ireland, a postal subscription costs €75 for 6 months or €145 for the year. For delivery anywhere else in the world, a postal subscription costs €145 for 6 months or €285 for a year.


The Southern Star iPhone AppThe Southern Star App will deliver you West Cork news, sport and information wherever you are in the world and is available to download to your iPad and iPhones. You can read the entire newspaper from cover to cover in the exact same format as it is published but enhanced with the latest digital tools.

With Newsstand functionality if you're running iOS5 and above you will automatically have all of your new editions pushed directly to your device through Newsstand. Download The Southern Star app today and you will receive your first week's edition absolutely free.

After the first week has passed you will be asked to take out a subscription to the paper from as little as €1.79 per week. You can subscribe for either 1 month, 3 months, 6 months or 12 months.