Our shop in Cong will be open by appointment from Monday 17th May. Appointments can be made by telephone between 10am and 5pm (085 168 0250) or email (info@rareandrecent.com).  We hope to open fully in June. Books can also be purchased through this website.

News and latest books

  • The Tourmakeady Ambush
    A new book has just been published to coincide with the centenary of the Tourmakeady ambush. Tourmakeady Ambush 1921 – Comóradh Luíochán Thuar Mhic Éadaigh is written by Sean O’Luideain & .…
  • Mayflies in the Heather
    A new collection of poetry by local author Art Ó Súilleabháin is now available from Rare & Recent Books.  Mayflies in the Heather is the debut collection of poetry from Art Ó Súilleabháin. .…
  • Cunga 2020
    Cunga 2020 has arrived in the shop and is full of local news, articles, history and photographs. It is also available to purchase online here. We also have limited stocks of back copies of Cunga. .…

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