Senior executives from some of Ireland’s leading publishers give their reaction to the February 2017 ABC Ireland Report
The figures cover the period to 31 December 2016 and are based on circulation for the magazine in print and, where available, also incorporate circulation data for digital editions.
Commenting on the report Grace Aungier, CEO, Magazines Ireland said, “Today’s ABC report serves as a reminder of the unique power of Irish consumer and business magazines to engage and influence readers. There is a huge appetite for professionally-created and intelligently-curated content under the banner of a trusted magazine brand”.
We asked some of Ireland’s leading publishers to give their reaction to the ABC Report:
“The latest circulation figures released by ABC represent an impressive year for Irish magazines as a whole with strong indications for a healthy future for the market. At Harmonia, we are very pleased with the performance our portfolio of magazines maintaining our position as Ireland’s largest publisher with combined annual ABC circulation of almost 1.67 million magazines across a range of titles. We are also delighted to publish the single best-selling Irish women’s magazine in Ireland in terms of active sales with our core women’s titles holding 50% of the annual women’s market”.
Ciaran Casey, CEO, Harmonia Publishing.
“We are delighted our two core titles Easy Parenting and Easy Food have both shown healthy circulation growth, rewarding our increased investment in editorial and production. Irish consumers are prepared to part with their hard-earned cash for the right combination of quality editorial content and high production values”.
John Mullins, CEO, Zahra Media Group
“I am so delighted that we have taken one of the top spots in our category again this year. Irish Country Magazine is just five years old this March so to be outperforming in our category is a huge achievement for the team. This is an even greater success when you know that it happened in a year when we increased our frequency of publication. Irish magazines are fantastic and it’s great to see so many readers support us and our industry.Here’s to a brilliant 2017.” Jennifer Stevens, Editor, Irish Country Magazine.
“We are delighted to have become the number one magazine in our category .The consistent growth is a testament to the relationships our talented, committed and enthusiastic team have developed with our readers . We would like to say thank you to all of our supporters and look forward to sharing some more great times during 2017.”
Paula Lenihan, Editor, RSVP Magazine
About Magazines Ireland
Magazines Ireland is the association of magazine publishers and represents 39 Irish publishers who together produce over 185 magazines, both consumer, business and custom titles in print and on digital channels. For further information about Magazines Ireland, contact Grace Aungier, CEO, Magazines Ireland. Tel 01 667 55 79 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.magazinesireland.ie
ABC REPORT to December 2016
|Accountancy Ireland||25218||Jun end 2016|
|Accountancy Ireland||Digital Edition||1218||Jun end 2016|
|Business Plus||10498||Dec end 2016|
|Checkout Ireland||5802||Jun end 2016|
|Easy Food||17534||Dec end 2016|
|Easy Parenting||7130||Dec end 2016|
|ESCRS Eurotimes||42272||Dec end 2016|
|Food & Wine||7560||Dec end 2016|
|Hot Press||17836||Dec end 2016|
|Hot Press||Digital Edition||900||Dec end 2016|
|Image||22702||Dec end 2016|
|Image Interiors & Living||17175||Dec end 2016|
|Irish Country Magazine||24309||Dec end 2016|
|Irish Golfer Magazine||11599||Dec end 2016|
|Irish Tatler||21056||Dec end 2016|
|Irish Tatler Man||5215||Dec end 2016|
|Retail News||6675||Dec end 2016|
|RSVP||28415||Dec end 2016|
|RTE Guide||48089||Dec end 2016|
|Shelflife||7564||Dec end 2016|
|The Irish Garden||8094||Dec end 2016|
|U Magazine||24134||Dec end 2016|
|Woman’s Way||20711||Dec end 2016|