Irish Newspaper Archive

Posted on November 19, 2021 | Posted by Ina Admin.

Historic Black Friday Sale 2021 Starts: 20.Nov.2021  - Ends: 28.Nov.2021 Hello, The Historic Black Friday Sale will start on Saturday the 20th of November.  The team here at Irish Newspaper Archives have received many questions about the upcoming sale and we thought it might be helpfully to provide answers to the most common questions. 1) Can I add a subscription to my current membership? Our system will not add a new su...

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Posted on September 16, 2021 | Posted by Ina Admin.

The founding father of the Gaelic Athletic Association Michael Cusack once wrote that the association spread across the country’ ‘like a Prairie fire’. That it did, and with Irish emigration continuing throughout the late 19th century and into the 20th century gaelic games were brought to many continents, being played in the USA, Australia and South Africa amongst other places. In 1928 the newspaper, Honesty, reported...

Honesty_1915-1931,_Saturday,_August_11,_192811.pdf

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Posted on September 6, 2021 | Posted by Ina Admin.

R.I.P. MG Keating 31.July.1930 - One of nature's noblemen  Of course the pages of Irish newspapers at this time are an important source for learning about obituaries and in detailing the life of a person. The radical newspaper Honesty in August 1930 provided information on one such individual noting the passing of an old Nationalist in Madrid in Spain. On the July 31st the paper went into great detail on the life of th...

Honesty_August_1930_MG_Keating.pdf

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Posted on September 5, 2021 | Posted by Ina Admin.

Again returning to the pages of the newspaper honesty, in the late 1920s an interesting column by the writer ‘Vigilant’ called ‘Around and about the Gaelic athletic arena’, in August 1930 the column featured a report on all things Gaelic in county Waterford. According to the writer teams such as Ferrybank, the Commercials in Waterford, the volunteers, the Home Rulers; Killgoblet, Windgap, Thomas Francis Meaghers and...

Honesty_1915-1931,_Saturday,_August_16,_19307.pdf

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Posted on September 2, 2021 | Posted by Ina Admin.

What can you discover in the pages of the Irish Newspaper Archives? In this series of blog posts, we take a look back at events in August from Irish history. Whether it be the story of the nation or your own family history, the Irish Newspaper Archive is sure to provide the information. In August 1912 the Irish Women's Suffrage Federation as a means of bringing together the various suffrage movements and personnel the...

The_Irish_Citizen_1912-1920,_Saturday,_August_24,_1912_page_7.pdf

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Posted on September 1, 2021 | Posted by Ina Admin.

The Irish Newspaper Archive's software was updated on the 24th of August. The updated software was deployed to improve the sites overall speed, performance, and security. Unfortunately, with this upgrade many customers have reported issues in accessing the archives. The issues reported include; no results been displayed & access limited to only August 2021. To fix these issues we are asking our members to logout of the ar...

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Posted on February 18, 2021 | Posted by Ina Admin.

February in History & the Irish Newspaper Archive We look back at events in history in the month of February through the pages of the Irish Newspaper Archive and the Radical Newspaper Archive. Land Wars 18th.February.1882 Entering its second year, the Land War and its repercussions were being severely felt all across Ireland during February 1882. No town or village escaped the ever present violence which pitted landlord an...

Leinster-Express-1831-current-Saturday-February-18-188241.pdf

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Posted on February 15, 2021 | Posted by Ina Admin.

February in History & the Irish Newspaper Archive. We look back at events in history in the month of February through the pages of the Irish Newspaper Archive and the Radical Newspaper Archive. In February 1832 Ireland was in a state of crisis owing to continued Cholera epidemic and also because of agitation and lawlessness stemming from anti-tithe opposition. Tithes were a payment of usually 1/10 of a farmers produce to the...

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Posted on February 12, 2021 | Posted by Ina Admin.

We look back at events in history in the month of February through the pages of the Irish Newspaper Archive and the Radical Newspaper Archive. Gregory or Quarter Acre Clause In 1848, following the introduction of the Gregory or Quarter Acre Clause eviction in Ireland continued unabated. The Irish Famine Eviction Project lists close to 1,400 sites of eviction. More are still being uncovered including those which took place i...

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Posted on December 25, 2020 | Posted by

On Christmas Day 1920 the Connacht Tribune published accounts of the violence which had occurred across the country on a single day, 18 December.   The casualties included the military, members of the IRA and civilians as the catalogue of murder continued. At Ennistymon, county Clare news was received of an ambush at Gallery’s Cross, which although numbered more than 100 IRA men the military were not overpowered o...

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