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Life Magazine

The Sunday Independent Life magazine – Ireland’s best read magazine – is publishing in an exciting new format this autumn. Full of new energy and new perspectives, the new Life will also retain its very best qualities: top-class writing and photography, and articles to inform, engage and inspire.

Our new glossy, handbag-friendly sized format has a clean-cut new look, plus more content than before; expect lots of vibrant new Irish voices in addition to many of our favourite writers. Edited by Leslie Ann Horgan (formerly Editor of Irish Independent Weekend magazine & Head of Content at, our exciting new Life magazine will stimulate, inspire, and truly reflect contemporary Ireland.

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New territory & voices
Life magazine captures, probes and celebrates what life is really like in modern Ireland. In our in-depth interviews, essays and features you’ll find things to reflect on and act on, as well as new topics and fresh opinions.

New energy
Our commitment to fashion, beauty and style remains as strong as ever, with exclusive photoshoots and expert shopping advice, as well as pro insights into the very best of beauty from Triona McCarthy.

New Appetite
Our Appetites section showcases a wide range of dishes with photography that will tempt even the most reluctant of chefs into the kitchen. Chef-in-residence Rachel Allen will share weekly recipes and advice, alongside wholefoodie Susan Jane White and leading restaurant critic Lucinda O’Sullivan.

New conversations
We’re inviting our audience to join the conversation as we bring Life magazine to a new platform with a dedicated Instagram



Weekly Circulation within Sunday Independent: 152,516 copies sold between Jan-June 2020.
Source: KPMG audit

  • 478,200 readers each week
  • 322,000 chief income earners
  • 307,000 main shoppers
  • 245,000 Female readers
  • 233,000 male readers
  • 225,000 ABC1 readers

Source: TGI 2019