bookshop exterior02About the Skibbereen Bookshop

Our shop in Skibbereen
provides an expertly chosen range of books, maps, guides, stationery, art materials and school books.

Our book stocks are extensive and you’re welcome to come in and browse or to contact us with your enquiries for particular titles.

Here on our web site you’ll find a constantly updated feed from our Facebook page highlighting the best and most recent publishing for adults and young people as well as books with an Irish interest.

Book Tokens

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Don't forget we have the new digital book tokens available. You can put any amount you like onto them from €1 to a maximum of €250.

And Sterling too!

Want to send a book token to the UK? No problem, we can issue Sterling Book Tokens as well!

If you see something you like
you can contact us, either to reserve a copy until you can call at the shop or else to find out about our service for book orders.
If it’s a particular book you’re after
, our computerised book finding service will help you locate it, if it’s in print.

Art Materials

We carry a comprehensive range of craft and fine art materials for all ages and for both the amateur and the professional. Over many years, we have built up our expertise and knowledge and we believe that our stock of art and craft materials is one of the best to be found in West Cork.



We have an extensive range of home, school and office stationery featuring both new products and a wide selection of proven favourites from quality suppliers.


You can call us on: 028 21279 Or email us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You can also follow us on Facebook  fblogo2


What do our customers think? Well, we do collect up their comments in the shop, here are a few:

“Fantastic selection you have here….everything you need.”

“It’s great to know you have this stuff – especially if it’s a wet day!”

“Best stocked out shop in West Cork.”

“You’re very efficient here.”

“Great selection here, and all the school stuff we need too…”

“You’ve got a great selection of children’s craft things here.”

“Now that’s great – I got everything I needed!”

“I knew I’d find his novels here – they didn’t have it in Cork.”

“That’s what I love; you ordered it, sent away for it specially…..they wouldn’t do that up in Cork.”


Come in and have a look around - browsers are welcome!