We've recently added 8 new titles and nearly half a million new articles to our Irish newspaper collection.

The brand new additions come from all four provinces of the country and include local and national press. They cover the time period before, during and after The Great Famine in 19th century Ireland (1805-1871).

Three newspapers have also been supplemented with more articles. 68,874 new articles were added to Belfast Morning News, 58,242 to Freeman's Journal and 22,951 to Cork Examiner.

Explore Irish newspapers

Findmypast's entire Irish newspaper collection now holds over 9.7 million fully searchable articles, covering an impressive 231 years of Ireland's history (1719-1950). Combined with the largest collection of Irish family history records available online, the archive makes it easier than ever to discover your Irish family roots.

Below are the latest publications to join the collection and the years covered as of 24 August 2015:

Belfast Commerical Chronicle - 1805-1812, 1816-1817, 1821, 1829, 1831

Clare Journal, and Ennis Advertiser - 1848-1850

General Advertiser For Dublin, and All Ireland - 1853-1855

Northern Standard -1839-1871

The Enniscorthy News, and County of Wexford Advertiser - 1861-1868, 1871

The Pilot - 1828-1838

Tuam Herald - 1838-1871

Westmeath Independent - 1847-1859