The end has come for the auditing of titles under the umbrella of IN&M. Their status earlier on the ABC website showed that the titles were ‘No longer registered’. The ABC confirmed:

‘Independent News & Media has made the decision to resign its titles from ABC membership. Effective from 20th August 2019, the Sunday Independent, Sunday World, The Herald and the Irish Independent ceased to be in membership. ABC figures for these titles were last published in our February 2019 Island of Ireland report for the reporting period ending December 2018. These figures have been audited’