Newspapers and eResources

Tinteán – Online Magazine

Tinteán, is an initiative of the Australian Irish Heritage Network and is designed for all those interested in their own Australian-Irish heritage or in Australian-Irish history and culture.  It is  an independent, unaligned and inclusive production. It has been online…

A Rose by any Other Name: A Guide to Irish Christian Names

This online book by Judith Eccles Wright lists the formal name, nicknames, names used interchangeably plus the Latin and Irish name. An invaluable aid to finding your Irish family as the nickname or Irish name was often used on the…

Independent.ie – Family Announcements – Ireland

Announcement.ie is a service offered by Independent Newspapers (Ireland) Limited to publish newspaper announcements and notices online. Notices available date from 2008 and include birth, death and marriage notices. New

The Gazette

This site brings together the London, Edinburgh and Belfast Gazettes into one website. The Gazettes are the official newspapers of the United Kingdom government. This site offers state of the art combined searching of the Gazettes. You can search in…

PressReader

PressReader is a subscription site that provides access to 7,200+ current newspapers and magazines in 60 languages from 120 countries. Access is in full colour and page format on your desktop computer, tablet or phone. Apps are available for iOS,…

DHO:Discovery

The Digital Humanities Observatory (DHO), by the Royal Irish Academy, is a gateway to Irish digital collections and resources, information and knowledge. Searches can be filtered by text, image, sound or video. In Aug 2013 this site ceased updating. It is…

Clare County Library – Digital Books

This site offers access to free online Clare and Irish material from the Internet Archive and other sources such as Irish Manuscripts Commission. The resources are arranged as follows: • Books on Clare:  Archaeology;  Art;  History;  Language;  Literature, Song and Music • Books on…

Century Ireland – Online historical newspaper

This online newspaper published fortnightly, from May 2013, tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago. The news reports are supported by a wealth of visual, archival and other material, 1912 to 1923.

Armagh Public Library

The collections consist of printed works dating from the 1480’s to the present day plus illuminated manuscripts, prints, ancient Irish artefacts, gems and coins. Available Finding Aids include:• Indexes to the Henry Irwin Newspaper Collection, annotated newspapers collected by Henry…

Royal Irish Academy Library – Special and Digital collections

The Special collections include medieval and modern manuscripts; print collections plus prints, drawings and photographs. The Digital collections include:• 5,000+ 18th and 19th century antiquarian drawings online• Irish Script on Screen –  a project is to make Irish manuscripts available…