When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.
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.
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.
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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
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.
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.
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.
Online bookseller based in the UK. Offers over 10 million titles with free worldwide delivery.
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.
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
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.
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.
Online store offering a large range of titles with worldwide delivery. Shipping is based on weight and calculated at checkout.
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
The Book Centre
Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop
Alan Hanna’s Bookshop
The Village Bookshop
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.