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Category: Books
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Books Upstairs map
36 College Green, Dublin 2.  (Map l49o51 - O49)
Phone: 679 6687  
Opening hours: 10am-7pm Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm Sat, 1-6pm Sun

This bookshop is situated opposite Trinity College front gate. Though small, it is a very good bookshop, particularly for fiction, biography and history. Plenty of bargains too.

Easons map
40 O'Connell Street, Dublin 1.   (Map l46o48 - O47)
Phone: 873 3811  
Opening hours: From 8.30am-6.15pm Mon-Wed, Fri-Sat, 8.30am-8pm Thu

The very large, very busy landmark on Dublin's O'Connell Street is more than just a bookshop. It is also the main newsagents for the city, selling a wide range of magazines and foreign titles, as well as a huge selection of stationery, art supplies, music, maps, toys etc

Fred Hanna's map
27-29 Nassau Street, Dublin 2  (Map p49s51 - P50)
Phone: 677 1255   Web: http://www.hannas.ie
Opening hours: 8.45am-6pm Mon-Sat, 8.45am-8pm Thu

Fred Hanna's is a family owned 'Irish' bookshop, established in 1845. Situated opposite Trinity College, Hanna's have introduced people to the captivating world of books for generations. With over 150,000 titles in stock, you can be sure of finding something for everyone.

Hodges Figgis map
56-58 Dawson Street,Dublin 2.  (Map p49s51 - P50)
Phone: 677 4754  
Opening hours: 9am-7pm Mon-Wed, 9am-8pm Thu-Fri, 9am-6pm Sat, 12-6pm Sun

Mentioned by Joyce in Ulysses (along with half of Dublin, it must be said), the store is now owned by British bookstore Dillons, having passed out of Irish hands a number of years ago. Extremely comprehensive, with an excellent technical and science section. Nice cafe too. What you can't find you can always order there.

Hughes & Hughes map
St. Stephen's Green Shopping Centre, Dublin 2.  (Map l52o54 - O52)
Phone: 830 4811  
Opening hours: 9.30am-6pm Mon-Wed,Fri & Sat, 9.30am-8pm Thur, 1-6pm Sun

A smaller store situated within the St Stephen's Green shopping centre. While it cannot compete for variety with the larger Nassau Street stores, it does have an excellent selection of moden titles and fiction in particular, catering more for the casual reader.

Temple Bar Book Market map
Temple Bar Square, Dublin 2.  (Map l49o51 - N49)
Opening hours: 10.00 - 18.00 Saturday & Sunday

Every week-end in Temple Bar Square, for readers of varied interest

Waterstones map
7 Dawson Street, Dublin 2.   (Map p49s51 - P50)
Phone: 679 1415  
Opening hours: 9am-8pm Mon-Wed, Fri, 9am-8.30pm Thu, 9am-7pm Sat, 9am-6pm Sun.

Large, bright shop with a good variety of books in every imaginable section, including popular, literary and academic, and also very good Irish and children's sections. Tends to have good theme offers, where books bought in groups are cheaper. Also has many readings and signings throughout the year.

Waterstones map
Jervis Shopping Centre, Dublin 1.  (Map l46o48 - M47)
Phone: 878 1311  
Opening hours: 9am-8pm Mon-Wed, Fri, 9am-8.30pm Thu, 9am-7pm Sat, 9am-6pm Sun.

This is a smaller version of the main Waterstones store on Dawson Street, but is still has a good selection. Sunday Reading : 12 - 6 pm, relax with the newspapers and free tea/coffee.

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