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From Monday the Irish Times will be freely available online at their new website www.irishtimes.com – current subscribers will be offered a refund for their remaining subscription. The editor Geraldine Kennedy cites, among others, the New York Times move noted here. Welcome to the conversation. The article announcing the move is, unfortunately, subs req.. Adds The announcement is now freely available online..

The changes announced today mark the start of an exciting programme of online development which, over the coming months, will see the www.irishtimes.com site enhanced with richer content in the form of pictures, graphics, audio and video. We will be developing content in areas of particular interest to our readers, which will allow them to interact better both with each other and with us on subjects of common interest.

Update Irish Times now ‘no subs req’.