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The World's largest & oldest collection of Irish historical newspapers. Offering libraries and universities access to over 259 Irish publications spanning over 280 years of history. Search, browse and view from over 13 million pages. New content weekly. Request your trial today!

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Irish Newspaper Archives

The Irish Newspaper Archive’s service has been a vital resource for Irish studies around the globe since its development in 2001, providing more than 300 years of archive publications online. Through the collection of out of print, regional and national newspapers researchers can take a deep dive into Ireland’s past, decade by decade. With the archive containing Irish publications from 1738 to current. The archive also hosts the World’s only online collection of radical and political periodicals.  This special collection is known as the Radical Newspapers Archive, provides researchers a new view or Ireland’s most difficult times, in particular those exploring the revolutionary period. The Radical Newspaper Archive is a stand alone archive with 117 titles. Covering a broad sweep of nationalist, republican, feminist and socialist publications.

Historical Irish Archives

1700's - 1800's

The archive host 75 periodicals that provide detailed historical information from this century, 1700 - 1800, with many of the titles continuing to publish well into the 19th and 20th century. Title such as the Kerry Evening Star, Finns Leinster Journal, Belfast Newsletter and many more. Download below a complete list of Irish publications for this period.

Download 1700-1800 title list
Historical Irish Archives 1900 - 2000

1900's - 2000's

The archive host 82 periodicals that provide detailed historical information from this century, 1900's - 2000's, with many of the titles continuing to publish well into the 19th and 20th century. Title such as the Irish Independent, Belfast Telegraph and many more. Download below a complete list of Irish publications for this period.

Download 1900- 2000 title list
Historical Newspapers 2000 to current

2000's - Current

The archive contain 71 newspapers providing a view of modern Ireland and 62 of the 71 regional and national newspapers kept up to current date the Irish Newspaper Archives resource offers researchers a view of Ireland today. The archives are updated with over 7,500 new pages of full colour PDF's each week. Accessing the Irish Newspaper Archives offers access Ireland's history from 1738 to current.

Radical Newspaper Archives Resource

Radical & Political

The Radical Newspaper Archive is a special collection of Radical and Political journals from the early 20th century. The material available in this special collection is not available through any other resource online. This is a special collection of 117 newspapers, journals, pamphlets, and bulletins. The archive will allow historians from across the World to research the political, social, and industrial unrest of the Irish nation through some of our country's most revolutionary publications.

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