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Trinity Mirror PLC
21 December 2005









TRINITY MIRROR PLC (the "Company")



The Company has today received notice that one of its non-executive directors,
Mr David Ross, has purchased 340 10p Ordinary shares in the Company at the price
of £5.70p 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 6,512 shares in the Company.


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