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Historic Cork Newspaper Archives

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Historic Cork Newspaper Archives

Posted: 3 Sep 2013 2:48PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 3 Sep 2013 3:24PM GMT
Surnames: Donnolly, Carey
Hi,

After purchasing what turned out to be an expensive and utterly worthless subscription to Find My Past - I'm looking for a different online historic Irish news source. Find My Past had limited sources and what they did have in their newspaper collection was very laborious to search. Most of the collection lacks highlighted names / articles, so the entire page had to be read, in order to find the tiny pertinent details. They seem to be working on it, but it's definitely not there yet. Can anyone recommend another online historic Irish news source? I am interested in Cork primarily, during the period of 1850 to 1930.

Did Irish papers publish obituary and death notices? I am looking for that pre immigration generation, without any idea of their professions and addresses, so a "Cornelius Connolly husband to Elizabeth Carey, father to James, Patrick, Elizabeth, Hanora, Michael and Maria..." would be very helpful.

Thanks so much,

Ann Forster
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
annsforster 3 Sep 2013 8:48PM GMT 
northwootton 4 Sep 2013 9:55AM GMT 
jbarry6899 4 Sep 2013 12:07PM GMT 
annsforster 4 Sep 2013 7:46PM GMT 
BurgessDonnel... 4 Sep 2013 7:58PM GMT 
Katherine Moy... 5 Sep 2013 12:15PM GMT 
annsforster 4 Sep 2013 7:41PM GMT 
denisryan136 5 Sep 2013 3:04PM GMT 
BurgessDonnel... 5 Sep 2013 3:28PM GMT 
shanew147 5 Sep 2013 4:07PM GMT 
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