The Cork Examiner

First published in 1841 The Cork Examiner can be considered a national newspaper with a regional emphasis.

The newspaper was published three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and was priced at 4d. In July 1861 it became a daily newspaper with editions Monday – Saturday and the price dropped to 3d.

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Date Coverage

The coverage for The Cork Examiner is best for the period of 1841-1871.

Due to the delicate nature of the materials involved gaps in the collection are inevitable. Newspapers are usually printed on cheap paper with lower quality inks. This makes their storage and preservation more challenging. As a result where date ranges are listed this does not guarantee that every issue in that date range has survived.

At the present time the following gaps occur in The Cork Examiner:
1871: September – December
1872 - 1895: All
1896: January – June
1897-1922: All
1923: May – December
1924-1925: All
1926: January – June, October – December