El Ideal Gallego

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El Ideal Gallego
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) El Ideal Gallego
Founder(s) José Toubes Pego
Founded 1917
Headquarters Ferrol, Galicia
Website www.elidealgallego.com

El Ideal Gallego is a Galician newspaper from A Coruña, Spain.

History and profile

El Ideal Gallego was first published in A Coruña on 1 April 1917. Its founder was José Toubes Pego. The paper was fined 10,000 pesetas in 1971 for not obeying by the law of press and printing.[1]

In 1999, El Ideal Gallego acquired El Diario de Ferrol becoming its editor and moving their headquarters to the City Port and Naval Station of Ferrol, which like A Coruña, also lies in Northwestern Spain.


  1. William Chislett. "The Foreign Press During Spain’s Transition to Democracy, 1974-78 A Personal Account" (PDF). Transicion. Retrieved 31 January 2015.