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Press Reader


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.

Or download the PressReader app from your app. store.

Press Reader Instructions.pdf (size 190.4 KB)

Click Brochure for additional help

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 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.

Access from: library branches only (PC or WiFi)

No registration required


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

The Irish Times Digital Edition and Archive contains 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 our first edition on March 29th, 1859.   


Access from: library branches only (PC or WiFi)

You will need: no registration required

Links: Digital Edition: Irish Times ePaper

Archives: Irish Times Archives