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Ethnic & Alternative Newspaper Collections - Online: Irish

Newspaper collections (databases) available at the University of Kentucky and free online collections that support the library holdings.

Kentucky Newspaper

Kentucky Irish American

Founded by William M. Higgins (1852-1925), a typesetter who had moved to Louisville from Syracuse, New York, the Kentucky Irish American was initially devoted to the defense and advancement of the community it served. The first issue was published on July 4, 1898. The full-text of available issues are online at Chronicling America and online at Kentucky Digital Newspaper Program.

University of Kentucky Access

Historical Collections

Contemporary Collections