Digital Editions of Local Newspapers
We maintain several digital editions of local Waterford historical newspapers, as set out below.
This local studies newspaper service is free to all users.
Irish Newspaper Archive
Our library branches offer a subscription to the Irish Newspaper Archive. This is an online digital archive of regional weekly editions including 'The Munster Express' and out of print publications such as the 'Freeman's Journal' and 'The Nation' dating back as far as 1763. This service requires use of a Library based PC and membership.
Irish Times Digital Archive
Our library branches also offer a subscription to the Irish Times Digital Archive. This is an online subscription service which includes all articles published by the Irish Times from 1859 onwards. It is an invaluable for social research and for gaining a wider historical perspective on local events. This service requires use of a Library based PC and membership.