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Independent.ie is the website of The Irish Independent, which is Ireland’s largest-selling daily newspaper, published by Independent News & Media (INM).

It often includes glossy magazines. While most of the paper’s content is in English, it also publishes a weekly supplement in Irish called Seachtain, the Irish word for “week”. The Irish Independent’s sister publication in the Sunday Independent. The website (Independent.ie) was launched in 1997.

The Irish Independent was formed in 1905 as the direct successor to The Irish Daily Independent and Daily Nation, an 1890s pro-Parnellite newspaper.

It was launched by William Martin Murphy, a controversial Irish nationalist businessman, staunch anti-Parnellite, and fellow townsman of Parnell’s most venomous opponent, Bantry’s Timothy Michael Healy.

The first issue of the Irish Independent, published 2 January 1905, was marked as “Vol. 14. No. 1.”.