The Irish Independent is a daily newspaper in Ireland which was founded in 1891 and acquired in 1905 by William Martin Murphy.
Hardly überschätzbar is the meaning of the Irish Independent in Ireland of the 20th century until the 1970s, as an organ of the conservative Catholic middle class.
Editorial in the Irish Independent called for the executions actually made by supporters of the Easter Rising and lockouts, which lasted for several months.
In 1973, Tony O'Reilly took over the newspaper group Independent Newspapers with the Irish Independent. As a result, the Group Independent News & Media was created with activities in the British Isles, South Africa, India, Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand, including broadcasting.