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Newspapers at UCD and on the Web: Our Main Online Newspapers

Newspapers provide a wealth of primary source material for scholarly research in many subject areas. Our newspaper collections are available in both online and print formats. This page summarises what is available.

The Irish Times Digital Archive (1859-2010)

European Newsstream

Gale OneFile News

19th Century British Library Newspapers

The Times Digital Archive (1785 - 2012)

The Irish Times (1995- )

Irish Newspapers Archives

Holds digitised archived regional and national Irish newspapers. This means that you can view the newspapers exactly as they would have appeared in their print version. Please note that this database is a work in progress. Its coverage is not always complete and some gaps occur. Its holdings include:

  • Freeman’s Journal 1763-1924
  • Irish Independent 1905-2001, 2010-2011
  • Irish Press 1931-1995
  • Irish Farmers Journal 1957-1998
  • Nation 1842-1897
  • Sunday Independent 1906-2002, 2010-2011

Nexis Advance UK

Nexis Advance UK provides access to full text access to regional, national and international newspapers, business trade journals, company reports and country reports. The New platform for Nexis UK was launched on 1st October 2019.

Offers access to a large range of English and foreign-language newspapers from around the globe. It includes regional, national and international titles. The coverage is largely late 20th century to present. The database is updated daily.

To access Irish newspapers, go to the Sources tab, and filter the listing by Publication Location on the sidebar. Select International, then Europe, and then Ireland.

Irish newspaper holdings include:

  • Belfast Telegraph, January 1996-current
  • Irish Examiner, August 2007-current
  • Irish Independent, July 2006-current
  • Irish Times, June 1992-current
  • Sunday Independent, October 2006-current
  • Sunday Tribune, September 2001-2011

 

UK holdings in Nexis Advance

To access the UK newspapers, go to the Sources tab, and filter the listing by Publication Location on the sidebar. Select International, then Europe, and then United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.  Holdings include:

  • The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday, January 1992-current
  • The Daily Telegraph, October 2000-current
  • The Guardian, July 1984-current
  • The Independent, September 1988-current
  • The Observer,, October 1992-current
  • The Sun, January 2000-current
  • The Sunday Times, July 1985-current
  • The Times, July 1985-current

 

International titles in Nexis Advance

‚ÄčThese include:

  • Die Welt, March 1999-current
  • El Pais, April 1996-current
  • International Herald Tribune, July 1991-current
  • La Stampa, January 1992-current
  • South China Morning Post, July 1992-current
  • The Moscow Times, December 1993-May 2008
  • The New York Times, June 1980-current
  • The San Francisco Chronicle, October 1989-current