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PressReader offers access to more than 6,000 newspapers and magazines from more than 100 countries in 60+ languages. All you need to access is your library card number.

Registration – You can access PressReader through their website or by downloading the app. All you need is a library card number.

When you go to register:

  1. Click on 'sign-in' and then 'Library and Group'.
  2. Search for Kilkenny library services and login with your library card number (digits only, no KIL before it)
  3. On this page there are two options, Library Card and PIN sign in, or just Library Card sign in, scroll to the second option. No PIN needed.

You are now registered and have 30 days access to this service. At the end of the 30 days, sign out of your account and sign back in to reactivate your access.

Support – For any support queries, please email

Irish Newspaper Archive Irish-Nwspaper-archive

Irish Newspaper Archives contains electronic versions of selected Irish newspapers from the 1700's to the 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 the archive from library branches only (PC or wi-fi)

Find out how to access, search and download articles in this Guide to the Irish Newspaper Archive.

Irish Times Digital Edition & Archives

The Irish Times Digital Edition and Archive contains a daily ePaper, an exact digital replica of the printed newspaper and unrestricted access to more than 160 years of  archives, including millions of articles published since the first edition on March 29th, 1859.   


You can access the archive from: library branches only (PC or wi-fi). You do not need to register.

  Irish Times Digital Archive