iTunes Music Store Ireland Opens
Several members have alerted us that Apple has quietly opened the iTunes Music Store in Ireland. Price: 0.99 per song.
The iTMS expanded to the U.K., France, and Germany on June 15, 2004 (story, press release), using iTunes 4.6 (released a week before), with a price of 0.79 and 0.99 per song and a catalog of over 700,000 songs.
The iTMS added the European Union countries of Austria, Belgium, Finland, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain on October 26, 2004 (story, press release), along with the release of iTunes 4.7, with a price of 0.99 per song. iTMS Ireland was notably absent, as were Australia and Japan.After missing their promised November 2004 deadline, Apple opened the iTMS Canada late in the day on December 1, 2004 (story, press release), with a price of $0.99 CDN.