We are pleased to present our Christmas Books Catalogue 2020 – a showcase of the many great titles that have been published during the current year as well as a few old favourites. We hope that there is something of interest to you or your loved ones.
You can download the Catalogue here.
Ever wanted to visit our shop but can’t make it to Cong? We have introduced a new feature called “Bookshelves” which allows you to browse through our shelves wherever you are in the world. If you find a book you like just contact us and we will let you know how much it is and what it will cost to post to you. Alternatively, you can reserve the book for collection for up to seven days.
Try it out now at “Bookshelves”
The Leabhar Breac, known also as Leabhar Mor Duna Doighre, was compiled from older sources at the beginning of the fourteenth century near to the town of Loughrea in east County Galway.
The book mostly contains religious texts but also includes an early glossary of the Irish Language and a number of histories. The book passed through various private hands until the 18th Century when it came into the possession of the Royal Irish Academy.
During the 1870’s the Royal Irish Academy published a limited number of facsimile copies in two parts. They rarely become available but we have been lucky enough to obtain a copy of Part Two (published in 1876) which we are currently offering for sale at our shop in Cong.
We are very pleased to be back in new premises in Cong. Our new shop is located next door to Ryan’s Hotel (just fifty yards up the Main Street from our old shop).
We have more space available and have extended our range of books to include a larger number of antiquarian and collectible books and a greater selection of new books.
As always we continue to specialise in Irish Interest and Fishing books while stocking books of all categories and for all interests.
I look forward to welcoming you……..