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Trinity Mirror PLC
25 July 2005

The Company has today received notice that one of its non-executive directors,
Mr David Ross, has purchased 325 10p Ordinary shares in the Company  at the
price of £6.04 each. The purchase was made pursuant to an irrevocable mandate
given by Mr Ross to his broker under which they purchase shares each month
equivalent in value to his net directors' fees.

Following this transaction Mr Ross's holding is 4,878 shares in the Company.



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