Newspapers are a very useful resource for the historian. The Local Studies Department holds all known and surviving Leitrim Newspapers either on microfilm or in bound volumes. The earliest paper is The Roscommon & Leitrim Gazette 1822 and the holding extends right up to present day.
Leitrim Observer : 1904 - 1920, 1923 to date
Leitrim Journal : 1850 - 1872
Leitrim Advertiser : 1867 - 1916, 1921 - 1924
Leitrim News : 1971
Leitrim Leader : 1950 - 1952
Leitrim Gazette : 1858 - 1867
Roscommon & Leitrim Gazette : 1822 - 1850
Longford/Leitrim Weekender : 1994
Roscommon Herald : 1914 - 1922
There is a searchable index for newspapers from 1822 to 1905
Leitrim Newspaper Search
For those who are unable to call to Ballinamore Library to consult the material, we will copy and post up to a maximum of 10 sheets, at a cost of €1.00 per sheet.