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New figures show Distilled Media is Ireland's largest online publishing group

Latest figures show that Distilled, which publishes Daft.ie, gets more monthly page impressions than RTE.ie, IrishTimes.com and Independent Digital.

DISTILLED MEDIA IS now the largest online publishing group in the country according to latest online measurement figures.

The latest ABC report put Distilled Media, which publishes Daft.ie, Boards.ie and Adverts.ie, is ahead of RTE.ie, Irishtimes.com and Independent Digital.

The sites in the Distilled Media Group had a combined monthly audience of 5.8 million unique browsers and over 220 million page impressions.

This put the publisher ahead of RTE.ie which had 4.5 million unique browsers per month according to its most recent ABC report, as well as Irishtimes.com (3.8 million) and Independent Digital (3.1 million).
RTE.ie recorded 123 million monthly page impressions compared to 41 million for Independent Digital and 36 million for Irishtimes.com.

Distilled Media currently employs over 80 people in its office in Dublin and is looking to hire another 20 within the next year.

Commenting on the ABC report, CEO of the group Eamonn Fallon said the figures were hugely positive.

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“The large audiences attracted to our sites is testament to the hard work and passion that the team puts into creating quality Irish content,” said Fallon.

Journal Media Ltd  has shareholders – Brian and Eamonn Fallon – in common with Distilled Media Group.

Read: The ABC report in full (PDF) >

Previously: Distilled Media to create 20 new jobs by the end of year >

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