Name of the magazine An Cosantóir (The Defender)
Name of the official publisher JM Publishing & Media ( on behalf of OiC Public Relations Branch for the Irish Defence Forces
Number of copies printed or mailed (readership) Printed 5,000 (with over 1,000 online subscribers) An estimated audience of approx 25,000 monthly readers, through Canteens/Messes, RDF training installations, military associations (ONEt, IUNVA), collaborations with other Armed Forces, and individual subscribers.
Frequency 10 issues a year (Double issue Jul/Aug and Dec/Jan)
Target audience Serving and Retired members, (700 copies sold in newsagents around Ireland) & Posted to key influencers within both the Permanent and Reserve Defence Forces and both Houses of the Oireachtas; Dáil Éireann (House of Deputies) and Seanad Éireann (Senate).
Editorial focus / main topics covered A typical issue may contain articles dealing with new equipment, training, overseas service, unit and individual activities and achievements, international military affairs, military history, sport and much more.
Possibility to advertise Yes Contains 7 pages of advertising sold through our Publisher above