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Limerick Newspapers

  • A card index to biographical notices in Limerick, Ennis, Clonmel, and Waterford newspapers up to 1821 (50,000 items) is in the library of University College, Cork.  Microfiche copies of this are in Limerick Archives, the National Library of Ireland, the library of University College, Dublin, and the New York Public Library.
  • General Advertiser or Limerick Gazette; 1804-20 (indexed 1822-40)
  • Limerick and Clare Examiner; 1846-55
  • Limerick Chronicle; 1766-current (indexed 1756-1840)
  • Limerick Evening Post, became Limerick Evening Post and Clare Sentinel in 1828; 1811-1833 (indexed)
  • Limerick Gazette; see General Advertiser
  • Limerick Herald, became Limerick Evening Herald in 1833; 1831-35 (indexed)
  • Limerick Journal became Munster Journal in 1774; 1739-? (indexed)
  • Limerick Leader; 1889-current
  • Limerick Reporter became Limerick Reporter and Tipperary Vindicator in 1850; 1839-99 (indexed for 1839)
  • Munster Journal; see Limerick Journal
  • Munster News; 1851-1935
  • Southern Advertiser; 1889-93
  • Southern Chronicle became Limerick Southern Chronicle in 1864 and then Bassett's Chronicle in 1875; 1863-85



Source:  Irish Records, Sources for Family and Local History.,1950 by James Ryan