Friday 30 September 2016

The Irish Times joins British Newspaper Archive

The British Newspaper Archive (BNA) has added the Irish Times and the Weekly Irish Times to its online database.

The holding for the Irish Times, Ireland's newspaper of record, will eventually span 1859 to 1985. For now, it includes all of the daily editions published in nine of the years between 1866 and 1886.

Seven years of the Weekly Irish Times are already available. They date from 1876 to 1893. The holding for this paper will eventually span 1876 to 1958. During the last 17 years of its publication, the paper was known as Times Pictorial, Pictorial and Irish Pictorial.

These latest additions bring the number of Irish publications in the BNA to 126. All of them are also available via FindMyPast with an Ireland or World subscription.