Friday 19 January 2018

Irish News Archive: new titles, more content and big discounts

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Irish Newspaper Archives, the Dublin-based database of historical papers published in Ireland, has added two new titles – The Irish Daily Independent and The Limerick Chronicle – and uploaded significant amounts of additional content from two other titles already represented in the online archive.

The new titles:

Irish Daily Independent 1893–1904
The Irish Daily Independent was first published at the end of 1891. It went on to absorb the Daily Nation from September 1900.

Limerick Chronicle 1994–2001
Established in 1768, the Limerick Chronicle was first published by John Ferrar, a prominent bookseller and printer in Limerick.

Updated Content:

Waterford News & Star 1980–1999
With this update,the holding of the online archive now spans 169 years offering insight into local and the national events.

The Sligo Champion 1916–1949
First published in 1836, The Sligo Champion is one of Ireland’s oldest and leading regional newspaper titles. On the day of its first publication, crowds gathered outside the premises from 8am, even thought the paper not due for release until 1pm.

Discounts on offer

To mark the arrival of the new titles and content, Irish Newspaper Archives has two discount options available until 31 January 2018:
  • A 30% discount on an annual subscription, reducing the price from $/£/€149 to $/£/€104.30 : use promotion code IDI30,
  • A 25% discount on a monthly subscription, reducing the price from $/£/€29 to $/£/€21.75: use promotion code ISI25