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****Covid update ****

New opening hours from Monday 8th June

Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm

After 10 weeks of having no customers in the shop, we are delighted to say that from Monday 8th June we will be welcoming you back in again... 1 at a time!

We will have a collection point and will also be able to accept payment at the door.
We will be allowing customers in on a limited basis.

We will be taking things slowly at first, with your safety and ours our priority at all times.

Thank you for your continued patience and understanding

Please continue to visit our online shop if you are unable to visit us.  Our postage remains at €3 for now.  

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Check out our Online Shop here


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'


chamber voucher

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

 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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RT @Grindlewood: Delighted to announce that my new book, "Harp Maiden" will be launching mid August. Huge thank you to the very talented Ra…


Although we stock hundreds of titles, we unfortunately cannot stock everything! If there is a title you want, which we do not have, we will order it in for you. This includes college books.

We order books on a daily basis & delivery is generally 2-4 days. Books ordered from America take a little longer but are normally delivered within 10 days. Please fill out the form below & we and we will reply with cost & estimated delivery times.

We will then text or email when your order is delivered to us.

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Irish Times Bookshop of the Year, 2014

Contact Details

Bridge Street,
Wicklow Town,
Co. Wicklow,

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

Tel: (0404) 62240

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