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Ancestry.com. Ireland, Newspapers, 1763-1890 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.

About Ireland, Newspapers, 1763-1890

This database contains various issues of more than 30 Irish newspapers printed between 1763 and 1890. Newspapers can be valuable sources of vital information (such as birth or death details) as well as cultural context that can give you insight into the times and place your ancestor lived in. Among other items, you may find the following:

  • national and local events
  • births, marriages, deaths
  • legal notices and court proceedings
  • ship departures and arrivals
  • lists of freeholders
  • advertisements
  • sale notices (which can relate to estates)

These newspapers can be browsed by title and publication date.

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