Friday 20 December 2019

Two new Irish titles join British Newspaper Archive

The has added the Newtownards Chronicle & Co. Down Observer and the Sport to its database.

These are the first Irish papers to debut on the site since April, and bring the total number of titles from Ireland in the online archive to 177 (51 of them from Northern Ireland).

Newtownards Chronicle & Co. Down Observer

So far, only editions published in 1874 are available to search, but the planned holding will span 1873–1913.

Already, 1,586 editions have been uploaded spanning 1897 to 1931 (with gaps). The planned holding will span 1880-1931.

As with all titles in the online British Newspaper Archive, these publications are shared with FindMyPast where they can be found in the Irish Newspaper Collection.

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