The Irish Times Trust Limited
The Irish Times has delivered quality news, opinion and analysis since it was first published in 1859. In 1974, a Trust was formed with the objective of securing and maintaining The Irish Times as ‘an independent newspaper primarily concerned with serious issues for the benefit of the community throughout the whole of Ireland, free from any form of personal or party political, commercial, religious or other sectional control’.
Always innovating and keeping pace as media technologies evolve, The Irish Times was among the first news publisher in the world to establish a website in 1994. A multiplatform publication, its ethos is in upholding the journalistic principles that earned it the reputation as Ireland’s paper of reference. The continued commitment of its team ensures that The Irish Times delivers trusted journalism of value and independence to readers. 161 years on, The Irish Times has more than 120,000 subscribers and many thousands more who buy the newspaper every day.