Northern Ireland daily the Belfast Telegraph has seen its sales fall by 9.2pc, according to the latest ABC report.
Sales for titles across Ireland were published today, ahead of the figures for regional newspapers across the rest of the UK, which are due to be released next week.
And they show that the province’s biggest-selling regional daily saw its circulation fall by 9.2pc to an average of 53,847 for the first six months of the year.
At the other regional daily titles, the Irish News saw its sales fall 3.6pc to 42,084, while the News Letter had a fall of 5.5pc to 22,198.
For the Sunday titles, the Belfast Telegraph’s sister title the Sunday Life saw its circulation decrease by 11.5pc to 48,746 and the Sunday Journal had a fall of 7.5pc to 2,375.
Out of the fully paid-for weeklies, the Ballymena Times was one of the few to record an increase in sales, with circulation up 6.7pc to 3,499, while the Tyrone Times saw an increase of 3.5pc to 3,564.
And those with the worst falls in circulation included Derry Journal Group with a fall of 14.1pc to 46,451 and The Leader with a fall of 11.3pc to 3,286.
Circulation figures for Northern Ireland newspapers for the period January to June 2012, together with the change year-on-year from the same period in 2011 are below.
Belfast Telegraph 53,847 -9.2pc
Irish News 42,084 -3.6pc
Sunday Journal 2,375 -7.5pc
Sunday Life 48,746 -11.5pc
News Letter 22,198 -5.5pc
Ballymena Times 3,499 6.7pc
Banbridge Chronicle 4,203 -3.5pc
Belfast News 29,392 -31.1pc
Coleraine Times 6,391 -8.3pc
Community Telegraph East Belfast 34,081 3.8pc
Community Telegraph Group 106,417 3.8pc
Community Telegraph North Belfast 24,646 2.6pc
Community Telegraph North Down & Ards 25,042 4.8pc
Community Telegraph South Belfast 22,648 3.8pc
County Derry Post 4,480 -0.5pc
Derry Journal (Fri) 15,996 -5.9pc
Derry Journal (Tue) 13,922 -7.1pc
Derry Journal Group 46,451 -14.1pc
Derry News – Monday 5,787 -3pc
Derry News – Thursday 5,893 2.1pc
Down Recorder 9,233 -5.6pc
Fermanagh Herald 12,780 -0.9pc
Impartial Reporter 13,475 0.1pc
Larne Times 8,168 -4.7pc
The Leader 3,286 -11.3pc
Lisburn Echo 14,279 -0.4pc
Londonderry Sentinel 3,853 -6.8pc
Lurgan Mail 6,641 -5.7pc
Mid Ulster Mail 7,739 -7.4pc
Morton Newspaper Paid Group 59,183 -5.3pc
Mourne Observer 10,072 -2.8pc
Newry Reporter 10,869 -8.5pc
The North West of Ireland Printing & Publishing News Group 50,218 -3.8pc
Portadown Times 8,741 -5.1pc
River Media Newspapers Group 16,160 -0.5pc
Strabane Chronicle 5,068 -4.9pc
Tyrone Herald 6,424 -4.6pc
Tyrone Times 3,564 3.5pc
Ulster Herald 11,501 -4.6pc
Ulster Herald Group 22,993 -4.6pc
Ulster Star 7,301 -6.1pc