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Print Newspapers

The library subscribes to print copies of the

  • Irish Times (Monday - Friday)
  • Irish Independent (Monday - Friday)
  • Irish Examiner (Monday - Friday)
  • Limerick Leader 
  • Die Zeit.

A copy of each of these papers is held for three months in storage.


Online Newspaper  Ireland

Irish Newspaper Archive This database holds digitised archived regional and national Irish newspapers. The views of the newspapers are as  they would have appeared in their print version. This is a work in progress and coverage is not always complete.


Irish Times (1859- Present)

The Irish Times consists of two databases which can be searched together or separately

  1. Proquest Historical Newspapers: The Irish Times (1859 - 2016)
  2. Irish Times (1995 - current)

Also, there is free access to the current edition on the Irish Times website:
Irish Times (Current)


Online Newspaper  International

19th Century US Newspapers

Nexis - Full-text articles from an extensive range of regional, national and international newspapers.  To access Irish newspapers titles, select “Irish Publications” from the Sources drop down menu. It is updated daily.

Proquest Historical Newspapers - US:-


 Newspapers on Microfilm

The Library holds a large number of titles on microfilm including the Freeman's Journal (1763-1924) and 20th Century Irish Political and Radical Newspapers. It also holds  regional newspapers including the Limerick Leader (1893 - ) and Limerick Chronicle (1871- ).


Other Newspaper databases

National Library of Ireland Newspaper Index -  A list of newspaper titles held in the National Library of Ireland, including information from the Newsplan Project.

Online Newspapers - Newspapers from around the world.


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