Newspapers

Intro by Justin Furlong, NLI Newspaper Librarian This is the fourth in a series of blogs connected to a joint project (Newspaper Descriptors Project) by the National Library of Ireland and the Newspaper & Periodical History Forum of Ireland (NPHFI). The project aims to provide short descriptors or pen notes for the newspaper titles listed [...]

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by Ciara Kerrigan, Research Services Thousands of people visit us here at the NLI each year to carry out research on their family history. Many of these visitors know little or nothing about where to start; some may have found their family on the 1901 and 1911 Census Online and want to go back further, [...]

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by Abigail Rieley, writer and journalist Hidden in the National Library’s collection of prints and drawings is the face of a murder victim. Maria Louisa Kirwan died exactly 160 years ago. She was killed by her husband on Ireland’s Eye, the barren little island that lies just off Howth in North County Dublin on September [...]

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