Search through Ulster Herald Newspaper Records for help with finding Irish Ancestors, Tracing Family Tree & Heritage, The Ulster Herald first went to print on the Friday, 31ST.August.1901 and in the first edition which you can download below the editor sets out its prospectus. The Ulster Herald was to be a paper to support the Nationalist views:Join Irish Newspaper Archives to gain access to Ireland's great historical past
The Ulster Herald and Provincial Advertiser
Thankfully the paper was well received and in its second edition printed the following "the unanimous chorus of approval with which our first issue was everywhere received, has found echo in the columns of many of our contemporaries, who have extended to us a warm and generous welcome to the ranks of Irish journalism"
From the very beginning the Ulster Herald and Provincial Advertiser commanded a large audience and today The Ulster Herald circulates in the County town of Omagh and surrounding towns and villages. The population of Omagh town and suburbs is approximately 24,000 people.
The remaining towns where the Ulster Herald has high penetration include: Ballygawley, Beragh, Carrickmore, Castlederg, Dromore, Drumquin, Fintona, Gortin, Greencastle, Killycogher, Loughmacrory, Mountfield, Newtownstewart, Plumbridge, Omagh, Seskinore, Sixmilecross, and Trillick.
(The historical backgroud for this newspaper title was supplied by the Waterloo Directory )