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Friday, 14 August 2015

British Newspaper Archive adds new Westmeath title

http://www.awin1.com/cread.php?awinmid=5895&awinaffid=123532&clickref=&p=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk%2F
Making its debut on the British Newspaper Archive is the Westmeath Independent, a weekly paper founded in 1846 and still going strong in the Athlone area.

Only one year of editions is currently available – 1854 – but all 52 editions are included.

As with the previous two Irish title additions – the Tyrone Constitution and the Missionery Herald of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, the Westmeath Independent has not yet made its way to the FindMyPast collection.

UPDATE, 16 August: Both the Westmeath and Tyrone titles have now appeared in the FindMyPast line-up.