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Proquest - online newspaper articles

To access ProQuest all you need is your Westmeath County Library barcode. Enter it in the box provided and you will be able to search for Newspaper articles from over 800 newspapers from all over the world.

ProQuest International Newsstand provides information from the world's top news resources.

The Bangkok PostEl Norte, Financial TimesThe GuardianJerusalem PostSouth China Morning PostThe Daily TelegraphAsian Wall Street Journal, and the BBC Monitoring series of publications are just a few of the sources in ProQuest Newsstand International.

Each issue of every newspaper is indexed thoroughly, so researchers have access to not only top news stories but also detailed information on sports, business, and the arts around the world. Citations and abstracts are available for all articles saving researchers time.

Irish Times Digital Archive

The Irish Times Digital Archive is a fully searchable reproduction of all editions of the Irish Times from 1859 onwards. This offers researchers, students and people with an interest in Irish history access to a valuable source of information.

Visit your local library to gain free access to the  Irish Times Archive 

Irish Newspaper Archives

Irish Newspaper Archives provides access to fully searchable reproductions of a wide number of Irish newspapers. Explore Ireland's Heritage by browsing through key dates in Irish history. Why not browse the Freeman's Journal at the time of Wolfe Tone's Rebellion or look through The Nation at the time of the Great Famine? Alternatively, explore selected years of the Westmeath Examiner,the Meath Chronicle, the Anglo-Celt or the Connaught Tribune, to mention a few of the local papers available.

All this can be explored for free from the comfort of your local Westmeath Library.