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Irish News Sources

Historical news sources: Newspapers and magazines. This guide includes information on TV and radio sources and on a selection of current news sources.


The main online subscriptions for historic Irish news articles are the Irish Newspaper Archives and the Irish Times Digital Archive. Recent news can be found by searching databases such as Nexis Uni and Factiva.

British, American and other news sources are often important for Irish historical research. Some sources are listed here. For more on news sources, see the following guides: 

Irish Newspaper Collections Online

British Newspaper Collections Online

Current News - Online Databases