Independent Newspapers

by Pól Ó Duibhir, retired and family history researcher The Connection  –  The day was 16 June 1946. The man in the sweetshop collapsed and died on the spot. There would be no cartoon of this event. But it was not easily forgotten in the sweetshop owner’s family. The man was Gordon Brewster, artist and [...]

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Intro by Justin Furlong, NLI Newspaper Librarian The National Library of Ireland in association with the Newspaper & Periodical History Forum of Ireland is pleased to launch its Newspaper Descriptors Project. This project hopes to provide short descriptors or pen notes for the newspaper titles listed in the National Library’s Newspaper Database. The descriptors will [...]

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