MENU Latest news 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 ( 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.”.