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Online Newspapers

Press Reader


PressReader is our new online newspaper service.

PressReader offers access to more than 6,000 newspapers and magazines from more than 100 countries in 60+ languages.

Click here to go to

Click on 'sign-in' and then 'Library and Group'. Search for Kilkenny library services and login with your library card number (digits only, no KIL before it)

Insert your email and a password, and your name to get your account set up.

You can also access PressReader in the library using our wifi, on library PCs, on your smartphone with your browser or the PressReader app at home or anywhere!

Press Reader Instructions.pdf (size 190.4 KB)

For any support queries, please email

 The Irish Examiner, Irish Daily Mail and Irish Daily Mirror are available. The following Irish titles are not available.    Any future updates will be posted here.

  • Irish Independent
  • Irish Independent - Online Edition
  • Sunday Independent (Ireland) - online edition
  • Sunday Independent (Ireland)
  • Irish Independent Farming
  • Irish Independent Sport
  • Sunday Independent Living
  • Sunday Independent - Life
  • Sunday Independent Business & Appointments
  • Irish Independent Business Week
  • Irish Independent Weekend Magazine
  • Irish Independent Weekend Review
  • Irish Independent - Dublin Zoo Supplement
  • Belfast Telegraph
  • Belfast Telegraph - Weekend
  • Belfast Telegraph - Business Telegraph
  • Belfast Telegraph - Propertynews
  • Belfast Telegraph - NI Jobfinder
  • Belfast Telegraph - Schools Cup
  • Belfast Telegraph - Top 100 Northern Ireland Companies
  • The Corkman
  • The Kerryman
  • The Kerryman (South Kerry Edition)
  • The Kerryman (Tralee Edition)
  • The Argus
  • Drogheda Independent
  • Mid Louth Independent
  • Fingal Independent
  • Bray People
  • Wicklow People
  • Wicklow People (Arklow)
  • Wicklow People (West Edition)
  • Gorey Guardian


Irish Newspaper Archive Irish-Nwspaper-archive

Newspapers, Archives

Access from: library branches only (PC or WiFi)

You will need: no registration required


App available: No

About: Irish Newspaper Archives contains electronic versions of selected Irish newspapers from the 1700's to current day. The newspapers appear in black and white, gray and in colour. A word search of all the published material on the site is possible.

You can access a guide to the Irish Newspaper archive by clicking link below:

Irish-News-Archive-User-Guide-(1).pdf (size 1.4 MB)


Irish Times Digital Edition & Archives

Access from: library branches only (PC or WiFi)

You will need: no registration required


Digital Edition: Irish Times ePaper

Archives: Irish Times Archives

App available: No

About: Library members now have unlimited access to via in branches, can read the daily ePaper, an exact digital replica of the printed newspaper and enjoy unrestricted access to more than 160 years of our archives, including millions of articles published since our first edition on March 29th, 1859.