Books

When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.

—Erasmus

Find a book:
The Book Depository

The largest range of book titles in the world at great prices, with free delivery to Ireland and the world. Highly recommended.

Eason
Irish Bookseller
Ireland’s largest book chain. Good selection of titles, especially Irish interest. Free delivery to Ireland and the UK on all orders over €10.


Amazon

Massive selection with huge discounts to be enjoyed. Free delivery to Ireland on orders of £25 and over. Standard delivery is £5 for the first book and £0.99 for each extra book in the same delivery, so buying a few at a time to meet the free shipping spend is a good idea.

Get free two-day delivery on eligible titles (no minimum purchase) along with other great benefits with Prime membership.

Dubray
Irish Bookseller
An independent Irish chain with its flagship store on Dublin’s Grafton Street. Delivery to Ireland is €4 for one book, €6 for two or more. Shipping to the EU/Rest of World is €6/8 respectively, each additional book an extra €2.
O’Mahony’s
Irish Bookseller
A small chain based in the southwest, O’Mahony’s has been in business since 1902. Delivery is free to Ireland.
Kennys
Irish Bookseller
Online Irish bookstore specialising in Irish interest and collectable titles. Free delivery worldwide.
AbeBooks

Massive online book marketplace. Great for all books but especially hard to find titles and cheap textbooks. A lot of second-hand titles available also. Delivery costs vary depending from which seller you purchase books.

Vibes and Scribes
Irish Bookseller

Independent bookseller in Cork City, selling new, bargain and secondhand books for over 25 years. Shipping is €4.95, free on orders of €49.95 or more.

Waterstones

Large UK bookseller with a handful of shops around the country. Good selection, including audiobooks and ebooks. Delivery to Ireland is approx. £5 for the first book, then £1 for each additional item.

Books.ie
Irish Bookseller
Irish online bookseller. Flat rate delivery charge of €2.80 to Ireland and the UK – €4 to the rest of the world.
ThriftBooks

Thriftbooks.com is the largest online seller of used books in the United States and pride themselves on offering the lowest everyday price on used books on the web. They have over 7 million books in stock, with delivery costs at $4.99 per item.

Wordery

Online bookseller based in the UK. Offers over 10 million titles with free worldwide delivery.

alibris

Huge online marketplace for books, as well as movies and music. Similar to AbeBooks in its function, independent booksellers sell their books through the site. Great bargains to be found. Delivery (for books) is £3.99 for the first item, £2.99 for each additional item.

Lonely Planet

The world’s no. 1 travel publisher with over 500 travel titles covering 195 countries. Good discounts on their print and ebook guides, with the option of buying individual guide chapters (e-version only), so you can buy only what you need. Free delivery on orders over €35.

The Book Nest
Irish Bookseller
Bookseller based in Sligo, specialising in kid’s books and academic titles.
Better World Books

Worldwide seller of new and used books and textbooks with free delivery. Promotes book drives and donates to literacy programs around the world.

Book Outlet

Canadian book outlet selling a great range of titles at 50-90% off the RRP. Shipping is based on weight and updates automatically at checkout.

Books Please

Online store offering a large range of titles with worldwide delivery. Shipping is based on weight and calculated at checkout.

Awesome Books

Online bookseller based in the UK offering new and used books. Awesome Books donate a book to a worthwhile cause for every book purchased. Shipping starts at £2.99.

The Gutter Bookshop
Irish Bookseller
An independent bookseller with two stores in Dublin. Offers a hand-picked selection of titles through its online store. Delivery within Ireland is free for orders over €50 – a rather expensive €9 for orders under that.
The Book Centre
Irish Bookseller
Small independent chain with stores located in Wexford, Waterford, Kilkenny and Naas (Barker & Jones). Delivery is €3.50 on orders up to a value of €60 – free delivery applies to orders over this value.
Bookstation
Irish Bookseller
Discount bookseller with stores around the country, specialising in low-price bestsellers as well as general and business stationery. Free delivery on orders over €15, €3.95 for orders below this value.
TheBookshop.ie
Irish Bookseller
Online seller of quality used books, based in Thurles, with over 15,000 titles in stock. Extra discounts on large orders and a loyalty points system, coupled with free delivery to Ireland on orders over €20.
Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop
Irish Bookseller
Iconic bookseller and cultural landmark located in Galway City, Charlie Byrne’s offers a selection of new and classic titles through their online store.
Alan Hanna’s Bookshop
Irish Bookseller
Bookshop located in South Dublin city. Good selection of titles available.
The Village Bookshop
Irish Bookseller
A family-run independent bookstore, offering new and rare books through their site.
Thriftify
Irish Bookseller
Thriftify is a platform allowing charity shops around the country to sell their products online, including new and used books – gems are waiting to be discovered! Delivery starts at €4.85 to Ireland, with UK and international shipping available also.
Litríocht
Irish Bookseller
Online seller of Irish-language books. Delivery varies depending on order.
Book World

Good-to-excellent quality secondhand books, starting from €2.50. Free next-day delivery on orders of €20 and over.

Book World buy bulk quantities of excess book stock from charity shops across Ireland and make quality titles available to buy at a fraction of the retail cost. 

Book Steps
Irish Bookseller
Specialises in books relating to the environment: sustainability, renewable energy, self-sufficiency, green building, and more. Shipping starts at €3.50.
Veritas
Irish Bookseller
Irish publisher and retailer of religious books and accessories, mostly Christian-focused. Free delivery in Ireland on orders of €10 and above.
Bridge Street Books
Irish Bookseller
The online offering of Bridge Street Books, a small independent bookstore in Wicklow Town. Delivery is pretty expensive at €5 for packages weighing under 0.5kg and €8 for deliveries between 0.5 – 3kg.
Blessington Bookstore
Irish Bookseller
Blessington Bookstore offer a curated range of titles, with a flat rate of €2.95 for delivery within Ireland.
Quay Books
Irish Bookseller
Quay Books is a small independent bookshop in Limerick offering a selection of new, used and rare books through their online store.
SuccessStore
Irish Bookseller
SuccessStore is the ecommerce site for books and ebooks from Oak Tree Press and NuBooks, covering business, management, HR, law, marketing and enterprise topics.
SuccessStore
Irish Bookseller
SuccessStore is the ecommerce site for books and ebooks from Oak Tree Press and NuBooks, covering business, management, HR, law, marketing and enterprise topics.
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