PressReader provides free unlimited online access to thousands of newspapers from around the world including Irish publications such as the Irish Daily Mirror and The RTÉ Guide so you can conveniently stay updated to the national news.

You can also view international newspapers in their local language or translate it to your language of choice. Some back dated issues of certain newspapers can be viewed too.

For ease of viewing, font size can be changed, articles can be opened in text view and if preferred can opt to have it read aloud.

With your library card number you can create an online account from your PC, laptop or tablet. Or download the PressReader App to your smartphone for IOS devices and Android devices and keep updated with the daily news for free.

Download the PressReader quick setup guide (pdf) or the PressReader app guide (pdf) or the PressReader website guide (pdf) for assistance.

If you are experiencing problems, please e-mail

Cork County Library subscribes to a number of online resources that can be accessed at any of our branch libraries.

Irish Newspaper Archive

Irish Newspaper Archive is the largest digital archive of Irish newspapers in the world, giving access to over 40 titles and millions of newspaper articles spanning 300 years of Irish history. This database can be accessed at any branch library.

Irish Times Digital Archive

With Unlimited access via, you can read the daily ePaper, an exact digital replica of the printed newspaper and enjoy unrestricted access to more than 160 years of our archives, including millions of articles published since our first edition on March 29th, 1859.    

This database can be accessed at any branch library.