When was The Irish Times founded?
29 March 1859
The Irish Times/First publication date
1859: Major Lawrence Knox, a man in his early 20s, establishes The Irish Times. 29 March 1859: The first edition of The Irish Times is published at no.
Who owns The Irish Times?
Irish Times Trust
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How do you write for the Irish Times?
When referring to an article, report or previous letter in The Irish Times, it is useful to give the date of publication if possible. by post to: The Irish Times, 10-16 D'Olier Street, Dublin 2; per fax to: 01-671 9407; by e-mail to: [email protected] (preferably without attachments).
Who owns Sun Ireland?
It is published by the News Group Newspapers division of News UK, itself a wholly owned subsidiary of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Since The Sun on Sunday launched in February 2012, the paper has been a seven-day operation.
Who was the former owner of the Irish Times?
Irish Times Trust. In 1974 ownership was transferred to a non-charitable trust, The Irish Times Trust. The former owner, Major Thomas McDowell, was appointed "president for life" of the trust that runs the paper and was paid a large dividend.
Where was the first Irish Times newspaper published?
1859: Major Lawrence Knox, a man in his early 20s, establishes The Irish Times. 29 March 1859: The first edition of The Irish Times is published at No. 4 Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1 as a 'new conservative daily'. For 14 weeks it is published every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
How old was Lawrence Knox when he founded the Irish Times?
Lawrence Edward Knox was only 22 years old when he founded The Irish Times in 1859. He named the paper after both The Times of London and the successful but short-lived Irish Times, which had existed from 1823 to 1825.
Who are the Irish Times columnists?
The paper's most prominent columnists include author and art commentator Fintan O'Toole and satirist Miriam Lord. The late Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald was once a columnist. High-profile international figures, including Tony Blair and Bill Clinton, have written for its op-ed page.
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