Newspapers are a very useful resource for the historian. The Local Studies Department holds all known and surviving Leitrim Newspapers either on microfilm or hardcopy.
The earliest paper is The Roscommon & Leitrim Gazette 1822 and the holding extends right up to present day.
There is a searchable index for newspapers from 1822 to 1905
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
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.