M/22/025 – The Agricultural Trust/Irish Garden

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by The Agricultural Trust of the assets of The Irish Garden magazine from Irish Garden Publishers Limited  has been notified to the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Tuesday May 3, 2022
Parties Involved Business activities
The Agricultural Trust

The Agricultural Trust is a company limited by guarantee with a registered address at The Irish Farm Centre, Bluebell, Dublin 12. The Agricultural Trust publishes titles in the State such as The Irish Famers' Journal and The Irish Field.

Irish Garden Publishers Limited

Irish Garden Publishers Limited is based in Enniscorthy, county Wexford and publishes the specialist periodical The Irish Garden Magazine.

Economic sector Media merger
Media Yes
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Current status: Active
Preliminary investigation (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Harry Costello


Eilís McDonnell


Media enquiries: communications@ccpc.ie

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