Last updated 24/2/2020
Dublin City Book Fair
Phone: (048) 3752 6938
Eddie and Kay Murphy
Newcastle Co. Dublin
Phone: (01) 458 9237
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Doolin Dinghy Books,
Fisher Street, Doolin, Co.Clare
Tel: (065) 707 4449
A good stock of out of print and unusual books, specialising in Irish interest, English and American literature, travel, children’s, biographies etc. Also a stall of classic and modern paperbacks for the backpacker, paper memorabilia and postcards for ephemera collectors.
More here: www.doolindinghy.doolinireland.net
Coorycommane, Coomhola, Bantry, Co.Cork
Tel: (027) 53 898
Specialises in books relating to Ireland, History, Literature, Poetry. Also carries a large general stock.
Postal and internet sales.
24 Sullivan’s Quay, Cork
Tel: (021) 431 7026
Tues/Sat. 12 Noon – 5.00pm
Closed Sundays & Mondays
A new community bookshop based in The Quay Co-Op.
Drop in for a browse of new and second-hand books, DVDs, t-shirts.
All the latest news here: Key Books Cork
71 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork
Tel: (021) 427 0899
Prop: John Coffey
Stock: Second-hand books, CDs, Cassettes, Vinyl Records, and DVDs.
Vibes & Scribes,
21 Lavitt’s Quay, Cork
Tel: (021) 427 9535
Mon/Sat. from 10:00am – 6:30pm
Sunday/Bank Holidays 12:30pm – 6:00pm
Stock: New, Used and Bargain books.
Also purchases good quality secondhand books.
Inanna Rare Books,
Unit 1, Hawthorn Commercial Park,
Reenroe, Drimoleague, Co.Cork P47 DY88
Tel: (087) 102 5412
Monday to Friday from 9.00am – 5.00pm
Inanna Rare Books is dedicated to source important publications, works of art, manuscripts & maps and bring them to a wider audience of collectors, readers and simply everyone who appreciates the meaningfulness of cultural heritage.
Inanna Rare Books not only buys and sells rare books, pamphlets, maps & manuscript material but also builds bespoke libraries & special collections for every budget.
Prim’s Bookshop: Bibliotherapy
43 Main St., Kinsale, Cork
Tel: (086) 194 9842
Tues/Sunday from 11.00am – 5.00pm
Unit 3, The Mall, South Square, Macroom, Co.Cork
Tel: (087) 962 1342 or (026) 41338
Tuesdays and Saturdays
From 10.30am/1.00pm and 2.00pm/6.00pm
or by appointment
25,000 books in stock. Irish interest, history, health, cookery, gardening, sport, religion, fiction, drama, poetry, general reference, art, photography, entertainment, travel and more. Also films, and music on CD and vinyl.
I attend book fairs and issue catalogues occasionally.
Tel: (028) 37317
Online business, attend fairs and issues catalogues
Out of print, secondhand and antiquarian books on all subjects, and specialise in books of Irish interest and in Military History.
“Antiquity” – Vegan Bookshop Café
44 Bridge Street, Skibbereen, Co.Cork P81 HW52
Tel: (085) 756 9746
Wednesday/Saturday from 10.00am – 4.00pm
Rare Books – Secondhand Books – Irish Literature & Local History
The Time Traveller’s Bookshop & Gallery
Woodley House, Castletownshend Road, Skibbereen, Co.Cork
Tel: ++353 (0)87 – 290 361
Modern first editions and signed copies of important books as well as out-of-print books and second-hand material in excellent condition. Also stock rare vinyl with wonderful collector’s items.
Alan Prim Bookshop,
6 South Main Street, Youghal, Co.Cork
Tel: (087) 926 6619
Tuesday – Saturday from 10.00am – 1.00pm and 2.00pm – 5.30pm
Irish interest, literature and general stock.
Church Lane, Letterkenny, Co.Donegal
Tel: (074) 916 1869
We sell NEW and gently USED books. We also BUY books – from you! Let us have a peek at any collections you might want to get rid of.
We hold a fantastic selection of rare Donegal and Irish books plus sections including Cooking, Crime, Fiction, Non-fiction, Children’s books and much more!
Also stock an eclectic range of collectables, toys, vinyl and much more…
Monday/Saturday from 10.00am – 6.00pm
Latest news and arrivals here: Universal-Books-Letterkenny
Ivy Exchange, Parnell Street, Dublin.1.
Tel: (01) 879 2700
Housed on two floors Chapters sells an extensive range of books, music and DVDs, both new and second hand, as well as thousands of bargain-priced titles. Previously owned books, CDs and DVDs can be bought and sold in their second-hand department, and they offer cash or store credit.
Daily 9.30am until 6.30pm, late opening Thursday until 8.00pm,
Sunday 12 Noon until 6.30pm.
The Winding Stair Bookshop,
40 Ormond Quay, Dublin.1.
Tel: (01) 872 7320
New and Second-Hand books.
Mon/Weds and Fri. from 10.00am – 6.00pm
Thursday & Saturday from 10.00am – 7.00pm
Sun. from 12 Noon – 6.00pm
Latest news: Winding-Stair-Bookshop
78 The Coombe, Dublin.8.
Tel: (01) 551 0495
Sell good second-hand fiction and non-fiction books.
Monday/Sunday from 11:00am – 7.:00pm
(above Mojos Records)
4 Merchant’s Arch, Dublin.2.
Tel: (01) 672 7905
Monday/Saturday from 11.00am – 6.00pm
Sunday from 2.00pm – 5.00pm
23 Parliament Street, Dublin.2.
Tel: (01) 670 7022
Stock: Irish and general secondhand and antiquarian books.
Directions: Oxfam Shop
Temple Bar Book Market
Temple Bar Square, Dublin.2.
Every Saturday and Sunday from 11:00am – 6:00pm
A small but perfect haven for book-worms and music fans alike.
Ulysses Rare Books,
10 Duke Street, (off Grafton Street), Dublin.2.
Tel: (01) 671 8676
A wealth of Rare Editions of Irish literature and history including works by Wilde, Joyce, Yeats etc. Rare maps and illustrated books.
Other services: Catalogues issued. Free book search. Single volumes to entire libraries purchased.
The Secret Book & Record Store,
15a Wicklow Street, Dublin.2.
Tel: (01) 679 7272
We buy, sell and exchange books. Philosophy, Poetry, History, Music, Film, Irish interest, Literature, Psychology, Art, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Science ….also home to Freebird Records.
Monday – Sunday from 11.00am – 6.30pm
Late opening Thursday from 11.00am – 7.30pm
Market Arcade, South Great Georges Street, Dublin.2.
Tel: (01) 671 3584
Stokes Books and its proprietor, Stephen Stokes, are a Dublin institution and if it’s quality Irish books you’re after look no further. Rare editions on Irish history, transport, literature etc. line the shelves while outside shelves groan under the weight of vast numbers of bargain books all at rock bottom prices. Stephen is an avid book collector himself and if he doesn’t know the book you’re looking for – well it probably never existed!
Open: Monday/Saturday – 11.00am to 6.00pm
Further information click here: Stokes Books
The Last Bookshop
61 Lower Camden Street,
Tel: (086) 851 7419
Stock: Large selection of second-hand books.
Monday/Saturday from 10.00am – 6.00pm
Joe Collins Rare Books,
Online seller of out of print, collectable, antiquarian Irish and general books.
202-204 Lower Rathmines Road,
Tel: (01) 496 4181
Stock: Irish and general secondhand books, DVDs and music on vinyl + CD.
Open: Mon/Saturday from 9.30am – 6.00pm
Sundays from 1.00pm – 5.00pm
Directions: Oxfam Shop
7 Pembroke Lane, Dublin.4.
(off Waterloo Road)
Tel: (01) 667 5973 or (086) 602 7447
Wednesday – Saturday from 12 Noon to 6.00pm
Stock: Specialises in modern signed first editions plus Anglo-Irish literature, poetry and drama, together with an eclectic mix of international literature, poetry and history.
Blackrock Rare Books,
19a Main Street, Blackrock, Co.Dublin
(in the Blackrock Market)
Tel: (086) 395 0987
Saturdays/Sundays and Bank Holidays from 11.00am – 5.30pm
Stock: About 2,000 books, Irish interest, arts, humanities, literature, rare and collectable. High turnover in stock with 100s of new titles arriving every week.
Books bought, from single volumes to entire libraries.
De Búrca Rare Books,
‘Cloonagashel’, 27 Priory Drive, Blackrock, Co.Dublin
Tel: (01) 288 2159 or Mobile (087) 259 5918
Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:30pm
Saturday from 10:00am to 1:00pm.
Over 20,000 fine and rare books, maps, manuscripts and prints relating to Ireland – fine Irish bindings are our speciality. Our subject range is as diverse to include areas such as Irish History, Topography, Genealogy, Biography, Literature, Sport, Religion and much more. Regular catalogues issued.
34 Main Street, Blackrock, Co.Dublin
Tel: (01) 278 9509
Raven Books is a small independent bookshop, offering a general mix of new and second-hand books. We will happily special order new titles; email us the book details, your name and a contact phone number, or call us to check availability. If there are any rare or out-of-print books that you would like us to look out for, email us your Wish List to firstname.lastname@example.org
Mon/Sat. from 10.00am – 6.00pm
(late opening Thurs. until 8.00pm)
Sunday 12 Noon – 5.00pm
50 Sandycove Road, Sandycove, Co.Dublin
Tel: (01) 284 2144
Eamonn’s Bookshop, serving the people of Sandycove since 1973. We buy and sell all kinds of books plus records, dvds and cds. Large range of greeting cards and stationery. Photocopying and fax service also available.
Open six days a week.
12 Weirview Drive, Stillorgan, Co.Dublin
Tel: (087) 263 6347
Catalogues issued. Irish interest, sport, ephemera, general. Libraries and collections bought.
8 Marine Terrace, Dun Laoghaire, Co.Dublin
Tel: (01) 280 4392
Naughton Booksellers have offered quality books and friendly service since 1978. The stock of 15,000 items is about 40% Irish interest, 60% general, and prices range from inexpensive paperbacks to antiquarian/limited/signed editions.
STILL CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS 4/2/2019
The Village Bookshop,
101 Terenure Road North, Dublin.6W.
Tel: (01) 551 2291
New, Used, Rare and Out-of-Print Books.
Monday/Saturday from 9.00am – 6.30pm
Sunday from 11.00am – 5.00pm
Bell, Book and Candle,
Small Crane, Sea Road, Galway City
Tel: (091) 589 060
Owned by Paul Deacy and in business since 1993.
For anyone with a taste for a good read, a good listen or a good film, the Bell Book and Candle store is well worth a visit. We buy and sell new and secondhand books, music and film, with stock changing daily.
We hold some stock similar to the high street stores, but the most exciting aspect of the shop is its large stock of secondhand records, CDs, books and DVDs, many of which have never been reprinted or reissued. The shop doesn’t sell online, so the best is on the shelves for you to enjoy!
Monday/Saturday from 9.30am – 6.00pm
Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop,
The Cornstore, Middle Street, Galway City
Tel: (091) 561 766
Located in the heart of Galway City, with a stock of over 100,000 new, bargain and secondhand books on subjects ranging from literary fiction to Irish interest to art and archaeology.
Monday/Saturday from 9.00am – 6.00pm
With late opening on Thursday & Friday until 8.00pm
Sunday from 12 Noon – 6.00pm
Healy Rare Books,
Lioscarraig, Threadneedle Road, Galway City
Tel: (091) 529 980
We issue comprehensive annual catalogues, beautifully illustrated in colour in early Autumn and each issue contains between 1,200 and 1,500 items containing numerous scarce and sought after rarities.
We deal extensively in the works of Yeats, Heaney, Joyce, Wilde, Beckett, Kavanagh, Flann O’Brien and the 1916 heroes, Pearse, McDonagh, Plunkett and Casement. We are also major specialists in Irish Art catalogues, art reference books, including Pilkington, Strickland, Crookshank, Snoddy, Pyle etc and books illustrated by Jack B. Yeats, William Orpen, Harry Clarke, John Doyle and Richard Doyle.
While our business is mainly mail order, existing customers are always welcome to our hospitable home, by appointment!
Kennys Bookshop & Art Galleries,
Liosbaun Retail Park, Tuam Road, Galway, Co.Galway
Tel: (091) 709 350
Monday/Saturday from 9.00am – 5.00pm
Stock: More than 50,000 titles spread over 7,500 square feet of retail space.
The Dungeon Bookshop,
99 College Street, Killarney, Co.Kerry
Tel: (064) 663 6536
Monday/Saturday from 8.00am – 8.30pm
Sunday 9.00am – 8.30pm
Stock: New & Secondhand books.
Latest news here: The Dungeon Bookshop
P Commane Book Shop,
83 Rock Street, Tralee, Co.Kerry
Tel: (086) 829 6583
Monday/Saturday from 11.00am – 5.30pm
A local bookshop specialising in chat, rare, unique and oddball secondhand books, comics and the finest literature. Books of local Kerry interest are our speciality. We also provide a book finding/ordering service to our customers. A family run hardware store turned secondhand bookshop that has been in family hands for over 60 years!
Latest news here: P Commane Books
The Book & Coffee Shop,
William Street, Kilkenny City, Co.Kilkenny
Tel: (087) 680 1561
Quality used books, coffee and sweet things.
Monday and Saturday from 10.00am – 5.00pm
Tues/Fri. from 10.00am – 6.00pm
(Thurs. late opening to 8.00pm)
Sunday from 2.00pm – 6.00pm
Latest news here: The-Book-and-Coffee-Shop
Geata Buidhe Books,
Smithstown, Thomastown, Co.Kilkenny
Vicarstown, Stradbally, Co.Laois
Tel: (057) 862 6384
We sell antiquarian and second-hand books and publish two or three illustrated catalogues per year containing mostly material of Irish interest, with a lot of emphasis on local history and literature.
Trinity Rare Books,
Bridge Street, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co.Leitrim
Tel: (071) 962 2144
Seven days from 10.00am – 6.00pm
Trinity Rare Books is located in the pleasant Shannonside town of Carrick-on-Shannon in the west of Ireland. We specialise in collectable Irish books but have 20,000 vols of general stock. Now also selling collectable LP records and CDs in the shop and on discogs.com (shop name: lemandragore). We do booksearch, book binding and repairs. Books and LPs bought and sold, collections large and small valued.
Latest news: Trinity-Rare-Books
The Celtic Bookshop,
2 Rutland Street, Limerick City, Co.Limerick
Tel: (061) 401 155
Monday/Saturday from 12 Noon – 5.00pm
Books, maps and pamphlets of Irish interest – new and out of print.
14 Ann Street, Limerick City, Co.Limerick
Tel: (085) 789 5232
Tuesday from 9.00am – 4.00pm
Wednesday/Saturday from 9.30am – 4.00pm
Closed Sunday & Monday
Second-hand books. General Fiction and a great selection of hard-to-find Thrillers and Historical Romance.
Latest news here: Phil’s Bookshop
Rare & Recent Books,
Main Street, Cong, Co.Mayo
Tel: (085) 168 0250
We stock a wide selection of antiquarian, new, collectable and used books. We specialise in books related to Ireland, particularly the West of Ireland and also carry a large selection of fishing books from the last two hundred years.
Summer Opening Hours (Easter to the end of October)
Six days a week (closed Tuesdays) 10.30am – 1.00pm and 2.00pm – 5.30pm
Winter Opening Hours
Five Days a week (Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays) 11.00am – 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm
Open by arrangement at any time.
West Coast Rare Books
James Street, Westport, Co.Mayo
Tel: (098) 29465 or Mobile: (086) 220 6668
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday from 10.00am to 5.00pm
West Coast Rare Books is a general bookshop dealing in second hand and antiquarian books. We offer a wide variety of books, including Irish and World Literature, Art, Biography, Natural Sciences, History, Philosophy, Medicine, Religion, Poetry, Travel, Photography etc.
We also sell Vinyl.
The Book Lady,
Shop Street, Carrick Road, Boyle, Co.Roscommon
Tel: (087) 126 5642
“Ireland’s Smallest Second Hand Book Shop”
Mon/Weds from 12 Noon – 3.00pm
Thurs/Sat 12 Noon – 5.00pm
Latest news: Book Lady Boyle
The Book Market,
Market Place Shopping Centre, Clonmel, Co.Tipperary
Tel: (052) 612 9236
New and second-hand books. Free delivery within Ireland.
Monday/Saturday from 10.00am – 6.00pm
4 Ballinaskill Close, Dunmore Road, Waterford City
Tel: (051) 856 199
Irish interest books, maps, general stock. Attends fairs.
9 Main Street, Athlone, Co.Westmeath
Tel: (090) 649 4151
Operating since 1997 and specialising in Antiquarian & Secondhand books with an emphasis towards Irish Writers, Irish History, Local History, and the Irish language. Also stocks original documents, photographs, ephemera and a few select paintings.
Tuesday – Saturday from 10.30am to 6.00pm
Harpoonstown, Bridgetown, Co.Wexford
Tel: (053) 913 5395
Irish books, poetry, marine, art.
The Book Cafe, 86 Main Street, Gorey
Tel: (086) 123 3137
Quality second-hand and antiquarian bookseller offering 30,000 titles at very competitive prices.
Monday from 9.30am – 5.30pm
Tuesday/Saturday from 10.00am – 5.30pm
Sunday from 12 Noon – 5.00pm
New Ross Books,
23 John Street, New Ross, Co.Wexford
Tel: (051) 422 833
Monday/Saturday from 10.00am – 6.30pm
Second-Hand Books and New Children’s books at Bargain prices.
Latest news: New Ross Books
Wexford Town, Co.Wexford
Tel: (086) 322 0546
Red Books is the home of an eclectic mix of previously loved and new books offered to customers at incredibly low prices.
Mon/Tues and Saturday from 10.00am – 5.00pm
Sunday from 12 Noon – 5.00pm
Latest news: Red Books
Readers Paradise Bookshop,
19 Selskar Street, Wexford
Tel: (053) 912 4400
Monday to Saturday from 9.30am – 6.00pm
A wide range of fiction and non-fiction books, covering many genres – new and second-hand titles.
32 Main Street, Arklow, Co.Wicklow