Northern Ireland Bookshops

Bookshops and dealers of every shape and size where secondhand and antiquarian books can be found. A basic business listing is still FREE but for a very small premium (€10 per annum) a more comprehensive listing is available. The premium listing includes, website/Facebook/YouTube links, photograph(s), FREE classified adverts, and a FREE listing in the 2nd edition of the “Collect Ireland” guidebook.

If your business should be listed here do drop me a line at collectireland@gmail.com

Page last updated 9/3/2017.

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An Ceathrú Póilí,

216 Falls Road, Belfast BT12 6AH

Tel: (028) 9032 2811

www.anceathrupoili.com

Opening hours

Mon-Fri: 9.00am-5.30pm

Saturday: 9.30am-5.00pm

Sunday: 1.00pm-4.00pm

Stock: approx.3000. Irish language, history, poetry, religious, second-hand and collectors, musical instruments, local art, DVDs.


BOOKFINDERS BOOKSHOP & CAFE,

47 University Road, Belfast, Co.Antrim, BT7 1ND

Tel: (028) 9032 8269

https://www.facebook.com/bookfinderscafe

The first bookshop and café combination in Ireland, Bookfinders continues to be successful in the independent literary scene; having fed, intrigued and entertained patrons for the past 28 years. Situated a few doors down from Queen’s University and opposite The Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry, Bookfinders has happily continued to provide students, poets, vagabonds, travelers and Dharma Bums to tea, books, coffee, soup and toasties whenever they call upon the University Quarter of Belfast.

Open: Mon/Sat. 11:00am – 5:30pm.

Stock: Antiquarian, rare and second-hand books.

Other services: Book searches.

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OXFAM BOOKSHOP

22 Rosemary Street, Belfast, Co.Antrim, BT1 1QD

Tel: (028) 9032 0527

Open: Mon/Sat. 9.30am – 5.30pm

Stock: Charity shop with good general secondhand stock as well as some collectable titles.

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OXFAM BOOKS

31/33 Botanic Avenue, Belfast, Co.Antrim, BT7 1JG

(adjacent to Botanic Railway Station)

Tel: (028) 9033 3040

Open

Mon/Sat. 9.45am – 5.00pm

Sunday 12.45pm – 5.00pm

Stock: Charity shop with good general secondhand books including collectable titles. Also music – CDs/DVDs/LPs.

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WAR ON WANT (NI),

24 Botanic Avenue, Belfast, Co.Antrim, BT7 1JQ

(adjacent to Botanic Railway Station)

Tel: (028) 9024 7773

Open: Monday/Friday 10.00am – 5.00pm and Saturday 10.30am – 4.30pm.

Stock: Charity shop with Irish and antiquarian books as well as a wide variety of other secondhand titles.

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WAR ON WANT (NI),

370/374 Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, Co.Antrim, BT4 3DY

Tel: (028) 9067 3350

Open: Monday/Saturday 10.30am – 4.30pm

Stock: Charity shop with Irish and antiquarian books as well as a wide variety of other secondhand titles.

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BOOKENDS BOOKSHOP,

Railway Terrace, Dufferin Avenue, Bangor, Co.Down, BT20 3BX

Tel: (028) 9122 9783

Open: Mon/Sat. 10:00am – 5:00pm

Stock: General secondhand books with some antiquarian and collectable. Specialise in children’s books and local history.

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National Trust Second-hand Bookshop

Castle Ward,

Strangford, Downpatrick, Co.Down BT30 7LS

CASTLE WARD BOOKSHOP

Shop open: Wednesdays to Sundays from 12 noon to 5pm.

To donate books, CDs and/or DVDs please telephone (028) 4488 1204

Further information: Castle Ward

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STACKS BOOKSHOP,

67 Comber Road, Dundonald, Co.Down, BT16 2AE

Tel: (028) 9048 6880

Open: Mon/Sat. 10:00am – 6:00pm

Stock: Large: Antiquarian, Irish, military, poetry, religious and general second-hand books. Music – Vinyl records, CDs & DVDs.

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THE OLD ABBEY BOOKSHOP,

118 High Street, Holywood, Co.Down, BT18 9HW

Tel: (028) 9042 5472

Prop: Harold Mitchell

Open: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9.30am – 4.30pm.

Stock: Antiquarian and collectable books.

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THE BOOKSHOP,

21 Society Street, Coleraine, Co.Londonderry, BT52 1LA

Open: Mon/Sat. 10:30am – 5:00pm

Stock: General secondhand and antiquarian books. Collectable toys. Everything from Shakespeare to Haynes car manuals, Star Wars to Thomas the Tank Engine.

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FOYLE BOOKS,

12 Magazine Street, Derry, Co.Londonderry, BT48 6HH

Tel: (028) 7137 2530

www.walledcitybooks.com

Foyle Books

Opening hours:

Mon/Fri. 11:00am – 5:00pm

Sat. 10:00am – 5:00pm

Stock: Antiquarian books, general books, Donegal & Derry a speciality.

Other services: Valuations.

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LITTLE ACORNS BOOKSTORE,

The Yellow Yard, Palace Street, Derry

Open: see Facebook link

Stock: New and second-hand books, postcards, prints, CDs etc.

https://www.facebook.com/LittleAcornsBookstore/info?tab=overview

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