From next Saturday, June 3, Ireland will have a new daily newspaper when the Ireland edition of The Times will be launched in print format.
The Ireland edition of The Times was launched originally as a digital only format in September 2015, and offers a mix of Irish and international news, business, politics and sport as well as opinion and analysis.
The digital newspaper was the first of its kind in Ireland for tablet, desktop and mobile users and provides readers with access to The Times and The Sunday Times content seven days a week.
The Irish print edition will replace the existing international edition which is currently on sale and a team of up to 30 journalists will work on the new paper, including Niamh Lyons, Ireland political editor; John Walsh, Ireland business editor; Ellen Coyne, senior reporter and Aaron Rogan, senior reporter.
Distribution will begins on June 3 and an integrated multi-channel campaign including radio, digital and out of home advertisements will help raise awareness of the new product around Ireland.
According to Richard Oakley, editor of the Ireland edition of The Times: “ We have built a loyal digital audience for the Ireland edition of The Times and we are now delighted to expand what we offer to include more Irish news, business, sport, opinion and analysis in print as well. The Ireland edition of The Times is a quality Irish newspaper with a global outlook.”