The Sunday Independent is a broadsheet Sunday newspaper published in Ireland by Independent News & Media plc. The newspaper is edited by Anne Harris and is the biggest selling Irish Sunday newspaper by a large margin (29.2% of Irish Sunday newspaper readers, according to the Joint National Readership Survey); average circulation of 291,323 between June 2004 and January 2005, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulations. It is now owned by businessman Anthony O'Reilly, as part of a worldwide newspaper group.
According to the Audit Bureau of Circulations, Ireland, the average weekly circulation, of the Sunday Independent was down to 238,798 for the period January to June 2012. This represented a fall in circulation of 7% on a year-on-year basis.