About Us

River Media operates several local newspapers and online titles in Ireland and Northern Ireland. The company is managed by founder Padraig O'Dwyer, who is Managing Director, and Eamon McCann, the Finance Director.

We are a wholly owned subsidiary of the Irish News. Our titles make us the number one local newspaper group in Counties Derry and Donegal, and our local newspaper is the market leader in County Kildare. We also operates three popular online news titles in Counties Kildare, Derry and Donegal, providing 24/7 breaking news and sport.

Our publications and editors are award winning, and we offer a wide range of advertising and marketing solutions to local, regional and national brands.


River Media operates seven award winning and market leading local newspaper titles. This includes the Derry News and the County Derry Post in County Derry; the Letterkenny Post, Finn Valley Post, Inish Times and Donegal Post in County Donegal; and the Kildare Post in County Kildare.

Online Publications

River Media’s online titles include the breaking news websites Kildare Now, Derry Now and Donegal Now. They provide 24/7 breaking news and sports coverage plus lifestyle features on desktop, mobile, and social media.

Our Titles

River Media's titles cover County Derry, County Donegal and County Kildare



Local and regional titles
Over 2m
Monthly website visitors
Over 60k
Weekly Newspapers
Over 85k
Facebook Fans