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The Irish Newspaper Collection on Findmypast continues to grow at a rapid pace with the latest updates including 6 brand new titles and over 724,000 new articles to explore.

The newest additions include titles from several counties as well as a national publication – The Evening Freeman. They cover a broad period in Irish history from 1836-72.

Five newspapers have also been added to with supplementary articles. They include substantial updates to Belfast Commercial Chronicle (135,813 new articles), Clare Journal, and Ennis Advertiser (61,194 new articles) and The Pilot (17,721 new articles).

The entire collection has now passed the 10.5 million article point, all of which are fully searchable. The archive covers over 230 years of Ireland’s history (1719-1950) and currently includes 88 titles.

Here are the latest titles to join Findmypast’s Irish Newspaper collection and the years covered as of 21 September 2015:

Carlow Post- 1872

Coleraine Chronicle – 1844-1871

Downpatrick Recorder – 1853-1855

Londonderry Standard -1839-1871

The Evening Freeman - 1851-57, 1860-64, 1866, 1868-70, 1871

Wexford Constitution – 1858

Findmypast add to their Irish newspapers all the time so make sure to check back regularly and see if any of your family were making headlines.

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