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Newspapers at UCD and on the Web: Print and Microform 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.

Search for Print Newspapers

We have a small collection of print newspapers in all our libraries. The biggest collection is in James Joyce Library and can be browsed near the entrance to the Short Loan Collection on Level 1.

  • Use OneSearch to find newspapers
  • Key in the title or newspaper service of interest
  • To view print holdings select Newspaper (not newspaper article) AND Journal (if available) from the left Refine Your Search panel.

National Newspapers

Our holdings include:

  • Foinse
  • Irish Examiner
  • Irish Farmer’s Journal
  • Irish Independent
  • Irish Times
  • Metro Eireann
  • Sunday Business Post
  • Sunday Independent

Regional Newspapers

Regional newpapers are held at the James Joyce Library - current issues only.

Our holdings include:

  • Clare Champion
  • Connaught Telegraph
  • Dundalk Democrat
  • Galway City Tribune
  • Kerry’s Eye
  • Kerryman
  • Kilkenny People
  • Leinster Leader
  • Limerick Leader
  • Mayo News
  • Meath Chronicle
  • Metro Herald
  • Nationalist (Carlow Edition)
  • Roscommon Champion
  • Roscommon Herald
  • Sligo Champion
  • Tipperary Star
  • Westmeath Examiner
  • Westmeath Offaly Independent

Newspapers in Microform

The Library holds some titles in our Microform Collection, including:

  • The Irish Times, 1859-
  • Freeman’s Journal, 1763-1924

The Microform Collection is located on Level 2 of James Joyce Library and can be viewed there as well.

Please ask at an Information Desk for help.