Books & Bookshops

Last updated 5/11/2019


Dublin City Book Fair

www.irishhouses.ie/dublincitybookfair

Further information:

Jim Vallely
Email: craobh@btinternet.com
Armagh
Phone: (048) 3752 6938

Eddie and Kay Murphy
Newcastle Co. Dublin
Phone: (01) 458 9237
Email: lyonshillbooks@eircom.net




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Doolin Dinghy Books,

Fisher Street, Doolin, Co.Clare

Tel: (065) 707 4449

csgriffindoolindinghy@yahoo.ie

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


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Karen Millward,

Coorycommane, Coomhola, Bantry, Co.Cork

Tel: (027) 53 898

karenmillward@eircom.net

www.karenmillward.com

Specialises in books relating to Ireland, History, Literature, Poetry. Also carries a large general stock.

Postal and internet sales.


Key Books,

24 Sullivan’s Quay, Cork

Tel: (021) 431 7026

keybookscork@gmail.com

Opening Hours

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


Uneeda Bookshop,

71 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork

Tel: (021) 427 0899

Prop: John Coffey

Opening Hours:

Stock: Second-hand books, CDs, Cassettes, Vinyl Records, and DVDs.


Vibes & Scribes,

21 Lavitt’s Quay, Cork

www.vibesandscribes.ie

Tel: (021) 427 9535

Opening Hours

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.


CHARLES VIVIAN ANTIQUES FINAL

Website: www.charlesvivian.com


Prim’s Bookshop: Bibliotherapy

43 Main St., Kinsale, Cork

Tel: (086) 194 9842

primsbookshop@gmail.com

Opening Hours

Tues/Sunday from 11.00am – 5.00pm

Closed Monday


Cooney’s Bookshop, 

Unit 3, The Mall, South Square, Macroom, Co.Cork

Tel: (087) 962 1342 or (026) 41338

cooneysbooks@eircom.net

Opening hours

Tuesdays and Saturdays

From 10.30am/1.00pm and 2.00pm/6.00pm

or by appointment

Stock

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.


Schull Books,

Ballydehob, Co.Cork 

Tel: (028) 37317

www.schullbooks.net

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.


The Time Traveller’s Bookshop & Gallery

Woodley House, Castletownshend Road, Skibbereen, Co.Cork 

Tel: ++353 (0)87 – 290 361

info@timetraveller.ie

www.timetraveller.ie

Stock

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

Opening hours

Tuesday – Saturday from 10.00am – 1.00pm and 2.00pm – 5.30pm

Stock

Irish interest, literature and general stock.


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Universal Books,

Church Lane, Letterkenny, Co.Donegal

Tel: (074) 916 1869

universalr@yahoo.ie

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!

Opening hours

Monday/Saturday from 10.00am – 6.00pm


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Chapters Bookstore,

Ivy Exchange, Parnell Street, Dublin.1.

www.chapters.ie

Tel: (01) 872 3297 or (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.

Opening Hours

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.

Opening Hours

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


Marrowbone Books,

78 The Coombe, Dublin.8.

Tel: (01) 551 0495

shop@marrowbone.ie

www.marrowbone.ie

Sell good second-hand fiction and non-fiction books.

Open 

Monday/Sunday from 11:00am – 7.:00pm

Closed Tuesdays.


Mojos Books

(above Mojos Records)

4 Merchant’s Arch, Dublin.2.

Tel: (01) 672 7905

Opening Hours

Monday/Saturday from 11.00am – 6.00pm

Sunday from 2.00pm – 5.00pm


OXFAM BOOKS,

23 Parliament Street, Dublin.2.

www.oxfamireland.org

Tel: (01) 670 7022

Stock: Irish and general secondhand and antiquarian books.

Open

Mon/Fri. 10.00am-6.00pm.

Sat. 10.30am-6.00pm.

Sun. 1.30-5.00pm.

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.

www.rarebooks.ie

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.

Open

Monday/Saturday 9.30am-5.45pm

Closed Sunday


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.

Open

Monday – Sunday from 11.00am – 6.30pm

Late opening Thursday from 11.00am – 7.30pm


Stokes Books,

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

62 Lower Camden Street,

Dublin.2.

Tel: (086) 851 7419

www.last-bookshop.business.site

Stock: Large selection of second-hand books.

Opening Hours

Monday/Saturday – 10.00am – 6.00pm

Closed Sunday


Joe Collins Rare Books,

Rathmines, Dublin.6.

joecollinsrarebooks@eircom.net

www.abebooks.com/joe-collins-rare-books

Online seller of out of print, collectable, antiquarian Irish and general books.


OXFAM BOOKS,

202-204 Lower Rathmines Road,

Rathmines, Dublin.6.

www.oxfamireland.org

Tel: (01) 496 4181

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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


First Editions,

7 Pembroke Lane, Dublin.4.

(off Waterloo Road)

www.firsteditions.ie

Tel: (01) 667 5973 or (086) 602 7447

Opening hours

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

www.blackrockrarebooks.com

(in the Blackrock Market)

Tel: (086) 395 0987

Opening hours

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

deburcararebooks@gmail.com

www.deburcararebooks.com

Office Hours
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.


Raven Books,

34 Main Street, Blackrock, Co.Dublin

www.ravenbooks.ie

Tel: (01) 278 9509

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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 orders@ravenbooks.ie

Open as follows:

Mon/Weds 10.00am – 6.00pm
Thurs 10.00am – 8.00pm
Fri/Sat 10.00am – 6.00pm
Sunday 12 Noon – 5.00pm


Dublin Bookbrowsers,

12 Weirview Drive, Stillorgan, Co.Dublin

Tel: (087) 263 6347

dave@dubbookbrowsers.com

www.abebooks.com/dublin-bookbrowsers

Catalogues issued. Irish interest, sport, ephemera, general. Libraries and collections bought.


Naughton Booksellers,

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.

www.thevillagebookshop.ie

Tel: (01) 551 2291

New, Used, Rare and Out-of-Print Books.

Opening hours

Monday/Saturday from 9.00am – 6.30pm

Sunday from 11.00am – 5.00pm


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Bell, Book and Candle,

Small Crane, Sea Road, Galway City

Tel:  (091) 589 060

pauldeacy1@gmail.com

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!

Opening hours

Monday/Saturday from 9.30am – 6.00pm


Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop,

The Cornstore, Middle Street, Galway City

www.charliebyrne.com

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.

Opening Hours

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

normanhealy@eircom.net

www.healyrarebooks.com

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

www.kennys.ie

Tel: (091) 709 350

Opening Hours

Monday/Saturday from 9.00am – 5.00pm

Closed Sunday

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

Opening Hours

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

Opening Hours

Monday/Saturday from 11.00am – 5.30pm

Closed Sunday

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


Geata Buidhe Books, 

Smithstown, Thomastown, Co.Kilkenny


Courtwood Books,

Vicarstown, Stradbally, Co.Laois

Tel: (057) 862 6384

lbloom@eircom.net

www.courtwoodbooks.ie

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.


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Trinity Rare Books,

Bridge Street, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co.Leitrim 

Tel: (071) 962 2144

www.abebooks.com/trinity-rare-books

Opening hours

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

contact@celticbookshop-limerick.ie

www.celticbookshop-limerick.ie

Opening Hours

Monday/Saturday from 12 Noon – 5.00pm

Closed Sunday

Stock

Books, maps and pamphlets of Irish interest – new and out of print.


Phil’s Bookshop,

14 Ann Street, Limerick City, Co.Limerick

Tel: (085) 789 5232

Opening Hours

Tuesday from 9.00am – 4.00pm

Wednesday/Saturday from 9.30am – 4.00pm

Closed Sunday & Monday

Stock

Second-hand books. General Fiction and a great selection of hard-to-find Thrillers and Historical Romance.

Latest news here: Phil’s Bookshop


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Rare & Recent Books,

Main Street, Cong, Co.Mayo

www.rareandrecent.com

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.


VP BOOKS MAYO FINAL

www.vanessaparkerrarebooks.com


West Coast Rare Books

James Street, Westport, Co.Mayo

www.westcoastrarebooks.com

Tel:  (098) 29465 or Mobile: (086) 220 6668

Opening Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday from 10.00am to 5.00pm

Stock

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.


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The Book Lady,

Shop Street, Carrick Road, Boyle, Co.Roscommon

Tel: (087) 126 5642

“Ireland’s Smallest Second Hand Book Shop”

Opening Hours

Mon/Weds from 12 Noon – 3.00pm

Thurs/Sat 12 Noon – 5.00pm

Closed Sunday

Latest news: Book Lady Boyle


Wellread Books,

4 Ballinaskill Close, Dunmore Road, Waterford City

Tel: (051) 856 199

wellreadbooks10@gmail.com

Irish interest books, maps, general stock. Attends fairs.


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John’s Bookshop,

9 Main Street, Athlone, Co.Westmeath

www.johnsbookshop.com

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.

Opening Hours

Tuesday – Saturday from 10.30am to 6.00pm


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Kieran O’Brien,

Harpoonstown, Bridgetown, Co.Wexford

Tel: (053) 913 5395

kob@kobrien.ie

Irish books, poetry, marine, art.


Red Books,

Bridgetown, Co.Wexford

Tel: (086) 322 0546

Stock

New, used and antiquarian books.

Open Hours

Seven days a week from 9.30am – 6.00pm

All second-hand books sold at the following rates;

  • 2 Books for €5
  • 5 Books for €10
  • 10 Books for €15
  • 3 Kids Books for €5
  • 3 Easy Readers for young kids €1

We also offer bulk discount rates and have over 70,000 titles in stock.

Latest news: Red Books


Zozimus Books,

The Book Cafe, 86 Main Street, Gorey

Tel: (086) 123 3137

info@zozimusbookshop.com

www.zozimusbookshop.com

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Quality second-hand and antiquarian bookseller offering 30,000 titles at very competitive prices.

Opening Hours

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

Opening Hours

Monday/Saturday from 10.00am – 6.30pm

Closed Sunday

Stock

Second-Hand Books and New Children’s books at Bargain prices.

Latest news: New Ross Books


Red Books

St.Peter’s Square,

Wexford Town, Co.Wexford

Tel: (086) 322 0546

Latest news: Red Books


Readers Paradise Bookshop,

19 Selskar Street, Wexford

Tel: (053) 912 4400

www.readers-paradise.com

Open

Monday to Saturday from 9.30am – 6.00pm

Stock

A wide range of fiction and non-fiction books, covering many genres – new and second-hand titles.


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Beat That,

32 Main Street, Arklow, Co.Wicklow


 

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