How do I access Irish Times archive?
Irish Times Archive at Ask About Ireland provides online access free of charge for internet users within public libraries and schools in Ireland through www.askaboutireland.ie. It is funded jointly by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government and The Irish Times.
Can you look up old newspaper articles?
If you don’t see an online version in the library catalog or it is the wrong time period, try finding freely available digitized versions through: Williams WorldCat. International Coalition on Newspapers list of newspaper digitization projects. Google News Archive Search.
When did the Irish press close?
Final days. The final issue of the Irish Press and Evening Press was on Thursday, 25 May 1995.
Where can I find old Irish newspapers?
The National Library of Ireland has the largest Irish newspaper archives in Ireland itself. It isn’t complete, but it’s still a huge collection, and it covers Northern Ireland, too.
Why do Irish call cupboards presses?
The hotpress is the airing cupboard where you might store sheets and towels, located next to the boiler. So, therefore, it is a press (cupboard) that is hot.
What’s the Irish for cupboard?
Explainer: Irish people call cupboards ‘presses’. So much so that it’s strange to say cupboard. We either forget or don’t realise that it’s pretty much an Irish thing. I’ve heard the term “linen presses”, which we call linen cupboards in NZ.
How do I find old news broadcasts?
TV News & Newsreels (Streaming Video)
- AVON (Academic Video Online) Includes thousands of newsreels from Universal Pictures Company & United Newsreel Corporation, 1930’s – present.
- American Archive of Public Broadcasting. Search US public TV and radio programs from 1940s-2018.
- American History in Video.
What do the Irish call a jumper?
In Ireland a jumper is a pinafore and a sweater is a jumper.
What do Irish people call their home?
In Ireland, the word ‘gaff’ means ‘house’. The term ‘free gaff’ is often used by teenagers to describe the situation when their parents go away for a night, usually meaning there will be a party. Using ‘gaff’ to mean house is apparently also common in Scotland, parts of England and Wales.