The town of Ennis was the center of newspaper publishing in this county.
However, because of its proximity to Limerick city, many of the Limerick city
newspapers also contain material of relevance to the south of County Clare.
- A card index to biographical notices in Limerick, Ennis, Clonmel and
Waterford newpapers up to 1821 (50,000 items) is available on microfiche from
Ms. R. ffolliott, Glebe House, Fethard, County Tipperary. Copies are in
the National Library of Ireland in Dublin, Waterford Municipal Library and
- Dunboyne Collection of newspaper clippings, which covers Clare
trials, town commission affairs and church affairs, 1824-79.
- Clare Advertiser; 1668-88
- Clare Freeman and Ennis Gazette; 1853-84
- Clare Independent and Tipperary Catholic, became Independent and
Munster Advertiser in 1881; 1876-85
- Clare Journal and Ennis Advertiser; 1807-1917
- Ennis Chronicle, became Ennis Chronicle and Clare Advertiser in 1802;
- Kilrush Herald and Kilkee Gazette; 1874-1922
Source: Irish Records, Sources for Family and Local
History, 1950, by James Ryan
Edited by Pat Connors, last updated June 27, 2003