Via Damien, I tried out Google Trends for boards.ie in comparison to the two main Irish newspaper sites.
Here are the stats for Ireland only from Google Trends (blue = boards.ie; red = ireland.com; yellow = independent.ie):
Here are the stats for all regions from Google Trends:
Here is the worldwide graph from Compete:
And finally, here is the worldwide graph from Alexa:
There are a lot of variations! Although ComScore also do rankings, I am not sure is the service publicly available, and Quantcast’s analysis seems more US-focussed. While some people are not so sure about the figures (1, 2), it is an indicator of sorts – even if it’s just to see if you are in the same league…