Frequently Asked Questions


IrishExaminer.com is the online edition of Irish Examiner. On the site you will find a selection of breaking news, business, sport, world and entertainment updates and a selection of the daily news, sport, business and lifestyle content provided by the Irish Examiner's network of staff and freelance reporters across the country.

IrishExaminer.com aims to bring you the integrity, diversity and quality of the Irish Examiner with the expediency and utility of the internet.

For more information about the site, please browse our Frequently Asked Questions below.


Frequently Asked Questions

General

Q: Is there a fee to use this Web site?
QWhen is the newspaper available online?
QHow often is news updated on IrishExaminer.com?
QI want to advertise on the website, who do I contact?
QI like your site; can I put a link to it on my site?
QWhat is online that is not in the newspaper?
QWhat is in the newspaper that is not online?

Technical

Q: Why am I seeing old pages of IrishExaminer.com on my screen?
Q: Who do I contact if having difficulty with the site?
Q: How do I make IrishExaminer.com my homepage?
Q: How do I re-enable JavaScript on my browser?

Search Archives FAQ's

Q: Where can I find Irish Examiner's archives?
Q: How do I order past articles from Irish Examiner?
Q: Where do I find a photo I saw in the newspaper?
Q: What's available in your Archive, and what's not?


Frequently Asked Questions

General

Q:Is there a fee to use this Web site?
A: No. Registration is free of charge for all users from all locations.

Q:Is the entire newspaper available online at the moment?
A: No. We would encourage users to subscribe to our e-edition for the complete selection of content published on a daily basis. A wide selection of newspaper content is, however, available online from around 1 a.m. GMT, 11am AEST and 8pm EST.

Q:How often is news updated on IrishExaminer.com?
A: We update the site continuously. We update our breaking news sections as news warrants and as often as necessary to bring you the most up-to-date coverage. The news is monitored from 6am to 1am GMT from Monday through to Friday, 8.30am to 9pm Saturday and 8,30am to 1am on Sunday.

Q:I want to advertise on the website, who do I contact?
A: For advertising queries on irishexaminer.com, contact advertising sales manager Sinead Johnson (sinead.johnson@landmakrdigital.ie), Tel. 00 353 21 4804971

Q:I like your site; can I put a link to it on my site?
A: Yes you can.

Q:What is online that is not in the newspaper?
A: On Irish Examiner.com, we provide a variety of breaking news feeds on a variety of subjects with up to the minute breaking stories from throughout the world. We also enrich much of our content with audio-visual elements and extra documentation that cannot be carried in the print format. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Technical

Q:Why am I seeing old pages of IrishExaminer.com on my screen?
A: You are probably viewing a previous day's page which was "cached" on your hard disk. If you refresh your page by pressing F5 on your keyboard or by pressing the refresh button on your browser, the current news should appear. Since our Web site is constantly updated, it requires you to set your Web browser so that it will not "cache" articles. empty your browser's Temporary Internet Files folder (in IE it is under View /Options/ Advanced/ Settings). This will force your browser to delete old copies of files.

Q:Who do I contact if having difficulty with the site?
A: You can complete the feedback form below for any difficulties with the site.

Q:How do I make IrishExaminer.com my homepage?
A: If you have an Internet Explorer browser. Go to the examiner.ie front page. Go to the "Tools" menu and choose "Internet Options." Click on the "General" tab. Click on the "Use Current" button. Click "Apply." Click "OK." To add IrishExaminer.com to Your List of "Favorites" click here

A: If you have a Netscape browser. Go to the "Edit" menu and choose "Preferences." Select "Navigator" from the Category list on the left. Under "Navigator starts with" check off the "Home Page." Under "Home Page" type the following address in the location field: http://www.examiner.ie/ .Click "OK." For easy access to IrishExaminer.com, add it to your bookmarks. Go to the IrishExaminer.com home page. Go to the "Bookmarks" menu and choose "Add Bookmark." To go to our home page at any time, click on the "Bookmarks" menu and choose "IrishExaminer.com"

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Frequently Asked Questions

Back Issues & Archive

Q: Where can I find Irish Examiner's archives?
A: A search box can be found on the front page.

Q: How do I order past articles from Irish Examiner?
A: You will be able to order articles from Irish Examiner if you have the exact date of the article. To do this, please contact counter@examiner.ie or call 021 4802 209/021 4802 208 or mail Counter Sales, Irish Examiner, City Quarter, Lapps Quay, Cork.

If you do not have the date the following sources may enable you to establish the exact date: Cork County Library stores all microfilm for Irish Examiner from 1841 to the present.

Cork County Library and Arts Service, County Library Building, Carrigrohane Road, Cork.
Tel: +353 21 4546499 Fax: +353 21 4343254, E-mail: corkcountylibrary@corkcoco.ie
Web: http://www.corkcoco.ie/library
Cork City Library stores all microfilm for Irish Examiner from 1841 until August 1924 and again from 1976 until the present.

Cork City Library, 57-61 Grand Parade, Cork
Tel: +353 21 4277110 Fax: +353 21 4275684 E-mail: citylibrary@corkcorp.ie
The National Library of Ireland stores all the microfilm for Irish Examiner from 1841 to the present.

The National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
Tel: +353 1 6030200 Fax: +353 1 6766690 E-mail: info@nli.ie
Once the date is ascertained you can order a specific article or page of Irish Examiner on microfilm from the counter for €5 per page.
A hard copy of Irish Examiner is available at Irish Examiner for approximately. 3 months. One must have the date of the particular issue to order a hard copy of Irish Examiner.

Q: Where do I find a photo I saw in the newspaper?
A: Photographs are not included in the text-only archives. Photos may be ordered if you have the exact date that it appeared in the newspaper.

The availability of photographs is subject to the photographer and the subsequent agreement with Irish Examiner. The rates are as follows:

10 x 7 = €20 (unframed & free delivery)
10 x 7 = €30 (framed & free delivery)
15 x 10 = €30 (unframed & free delivery)
15 x 10 = €40 (unframed & free delivery).

To order a front page of a specific date of Irish Examiner framed €35 for front page framed. For information about ordering photo reproductions from Irish Examiner, e-mail counter@examiner.ie.

Q: What's available in your Archive, and what's not?
A: Our Archives include the text of Irish Examiner newspaper back to 1997. Our Archive does not include charts, graphs, photos, advertisements and classifieds. To find articles not available in our Archives, other sources are available.

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