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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 following titles are currently not available to Kilkenny Library members outside of the library through Press Reader. Any future updates

will be posted here.

The Belfast Telegraph

The Irish Examiner
Irish Independent
Sunday Independent
The Kerryman
The Corkman
Drogheda Independent
The Argus
Bray People
Gorey Guardian
New Ross Standard
The Sligo Champion
Wexford People
Wicklow People
Enniscorthy Guardian
Fingal Independent
Mid Louth Independent

Irish Newspaper 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.