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Trinity Mirror PLC
26 October 2005


TRINITY MIRROR PLC (the "Company")

The Company has today received notice that one of its non-executive directors,
Mr David Ross, has purchased 315 10p Ordinary shares in the Company at the price
of £5.84p each. The purchase was made pursuant to an irrevocable mandate given
by Mr Ross to his brokers under which they purchase shares each month equivalent
in value to his net directors' fees.

Following this transaction Mr Ross's holding is 5,842 shares in the Company.


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