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OPENING ARRANGEMENTS 

01.04.2020

 

Please continue to contact us with any book queries you may have and we will get back to you individually.

If you have a book on order we will touch base with you over the coming days.

Alternatively, you can browse our online shop where you will find all our current recommended reads

Remember you are not stuck at home, you are safe at home. We will spend our time reading and will have lots to recommend when all this is over.

We regret having to make this decision, but we feel it is best for everyone.

 

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Check out our online book shop.  


 

Take part in our Reading Challenge 2020 - 12 months, just read

Put down your phone, turn off your tablet, mute the tv and pick up a book. 

For 5 minutes, for 15 minutes or for as long as you can. 

Choose a genre you like, an author you're fond of and just read

 


Book Award News

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March 2020Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist: Winner 2019: Tayari Jones 'An American Marriage' 

January 2020Costa Book Award Winner: Jack Fairweather: 'The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero'

Category Winners:

Novel Award - Jonathan Coe: 'Middle England'
First Novel Award - Sara Collins: 'The Confessions of Frannie Langton'
Biography Award - Jack Fairweather: 'The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero'
Poetry Award - Mary Jean Chan: 'Fléche'
Children's Book Award - Jasbinder Bilan: 'Asha & the Spirit Bird'

October 2019The An Post Irish Book Awards Winners

October 2019Man Booker Prize Winners 2019 Margaret Atwood 'The Testaments' & Bernadine Evaristo 'Girl, Woman, Other'/ 2018 Winner - Anna Burns 'Milkman'

June 2019International Man Booker Prize Winner: Jokha Alharthi 'Celestial Bodies' / 2018: Olga Tokarczuk 'Flights'

June 2019:  The Dublin Literary Awards Winner: Emily Ruskovich 'Idaho'2018: Mike McCormack 'Solar Bones' 

May 2019:  The Welcome Book Prize WinnerAlan Turing 'Murmur' / 2018Mark O'Connell 'To Be A Machine'

 


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We sell and accept Wicklow Town vouchers.

 Wicklow Town vouchers are available in denominations of €5, €10, €20, €50 and are accepted in over 40 businesses around Wicklow Town and its environs.  For more details, see www.WicklowVouchers.ie

 This December, every time you purchase any amount of Wicklow Town Vouchers, you will entered into a draw to WIN €125 Wicklow Town Vouchers, just for you! Sponsored by Wicklow Town and District Chamber of Commerce

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Bridge Street Books is an independent, family run bookshop set in an old house, right in the heart of Wicklow Town. Open since November 1999, the building is full of nooks & crannies were you can hide while browsing our extensive range of books.

We are all passionate about books & reading and enjoy nothing more than recommending great reads, helping you find the books you want - and maybe a few you didn't even know you were looking for! We believe there is a book out there for everyone & will help you pick the right book for any occasion.

If we don't have a book you want, we can order it for you & text you when the book arrives. We like to say 'If a book is in print, we can get it' - we will go to great lengths to find the most obscure book, if that is the one you want!

Awards

Irish-Times-award-2014

Irish Times Bookshop of the Year, 2014

Contact Details

Bridge Street,
Wicklow Town,
Co. Wicklow,
Ireland

Opening Hours: Mon-Sat, 9:30am-6pm
(Closed Bank Holiday Mondays)

Tel: (0404) 62240
Email: info@bridgestreetbooks.ie
Website: www.bridgestreetbooks.ie

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