Southern Star

Place of publication: Skibbereen, Co. Cork
Publication dates: 1890 -
Notes: Not published from 2 Mar. 1918 to 5 Apr. 1919. Currently published in three editions: main edition, edition for east Cork with four change pages, edition for mid Cork with two change pages.

Title History

Began as Southern Star (July 5 1890 - 21 Oct. 1957.)
Continued as Southern Star and County Cork Chronicle (26 Oct. 1957 -)
Also known as Réalt a' Deiscirt

National Library Holdings


Most recent copy available in Reading Room: The current issue of this title is available on the Irish Newspaper Archives website approx. two weeks after publication.

If microfilm or digital formats are available, the hardcopy is not issued.

FormatHoldings
DigitalIrish Newspaper Archive (1892 - to date)
MicrofilmFeb 1892 - 2 March 1918; April 19191921 - 193526 Oct 1935 - 19731974 - 2008
HardcopyJune 1921 -

Newsplan Information

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FormatHoldings
HardcopyBritish Library 13 Feb. - 23 July, 3, 10 Sept., 8, 29 Oct. - 19 Nov., 3 Dec. 1892 - 2 Mar. 1918; 5 - 12 Apr. 1919; 26 Oct. 1935 -

Cork City Library 4 Mar. 1967 - . Good.
National Library of Ireland June 1921 -
Microfilm(i) Feb. 1892 - Apr. 1919 (with above gaps); Oct. 1935 - 1973; 1986 - 1992. British Library film.

(ii) 1921 - 35; 1974 - 1995. National Microfilms film.

Copy at National Library of Ireland National Library of Ireland to collect variant editions. Change pages will need to be included in future filming.;

National Library of Ireland:Feb 1892 - 2 March 1918; April 19191921 - 193526 Oct 1935 - 19731974 - 2008