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Irish Resources for Family Historians: Newspapers

This State Library of South Australia guide highlights resources available at the Library as well as various databases and websites that may assist your search for ancestors in Ireland

Newspapers

Newspapers Online

Newspapers available via The National Library of Australia

The following Irish newspapers are available via the Irish Newspaper Archives to Australian residents for home access once you have registered with the National Library of Australia.

Anglo-Celt (Cavan and surrounding counties - Monaghan, Leitrim, Meath, Westmeath, Fermanagh,  Louth and Longford, 1846-current)
• Belfast Newsletter (1738-1890)
• Butte Independent (Published Butte, Montana, USA,  1910-1930)
• Connacht Sentinel (Galway, 1927-current)
• Connacht Tribune (Galway, 1909-current)
• Connaught Telegraph, (Mayo 1830-current)
• Donegal News (1901-current)
• Dundalk Democrat (Louth and Monaghan 1849-current) 
• Fermanagh Herald (2011-current)
• Finns Leinster Journal (Kilkenny, 1771-1828)
• Freeman's Journal (National, 1763-1924)
• Gaelic Life (Ulster, 2008-current)
• Galway City Tribune (Galway, 1984-current)
• Irish Farmers Journal (National, 1957-1998)
• Irish Independent (National, 1905-current)
• Irish Press (National, 1931-1995)
• Kerryman (Kerry, 1904-current)
• Kildare Observer (1880-1935)
• Kilkenny People (1923-current)
• Leitrim Observer (1904-current)
• Limerick Leader (1905-current)
• Longford Leader (1897-current)
• Meath Chronicle (Meath, Westmeath and Cavan, 1897-current)
• Munster Express (Waterford, 1908-current)
• The Nation (Dublin, 1842-1897)
• The Nenagh Guardian (North Tipperary, 1838-current)
• Nenagh News (Tipperary, 1895-1924)
• Skibbereen Eagle (Cork 1882-1922) 
• Southern Star (Cork, 1892-current)
• Strabane Chronicle (Tyrone, 2011- current)
• Sunday Independent (National, 1906-current)
• Tuam Herald (Galway, 1837-current)
• Tyrone Herald (2005-current)
• Ulster Herald (1901- current)
• Westmeath Examiner (1882-current)

British Newspapers available via The National Library of Australia

The following British newspapers are available to Australian residents for home access once you have registered with the National Library of Australia.