Reading materials from contemporary Irish and international fiction and poetry, non fiction, history, archaeology and Irish culture, as well as books for children, teens and young adults.
We have a broad range of stationery to satisfy all tastes – Writing materials, paper, card, filing pockets and binders, labelling, presentation folders and much more to cater for the office and home.
Neatly arranged shelves and stands serve to supply you with a broad and diverse range of art materials that will allow you to service your artistic or creative endeavours.
At back-to-school time we take great pride in looking after the educational needs of our customers. We service schoolbook schemes to many schools in the broader West Cork area.
Our Book of the Month
Fastnet The Final Challenge
In this inspiring book, written in a witty gently self-mocking style, Steve Redmond tells the story of his previous successes, how the Fastnet challenge began to dominate his life, and he has overcome the many demons that plague him in order to believe in his own destiny.
Crossroads – Jonathan Franzen
Fiction Set in a historical moment of moral crisis, Crossroads is the stunning foundation of a sweeping investigation of human mythologies, as the Hildebrandt family navigate the political and social
Silverview – John Le Carré
Fiction Julian Lawndsley has renounced his high-flying job in the City for a simpler life running a bookshop in a small English seaside town. But only a couple of months
Everyday Cook, Vibrant Recipes, Simple Methods, Delicious Dishes – Donal Skehan
Cookery / Food & Drink / Non Fiction Reclaim your kitchen without sacrificing time or flavour with simplified and doable classic recipes. Seriously great home cooked food never looked this
Peril – Bob Woodward & Robert Costa
Politics / Non Fiction The storming of the Capitol on 6 January 2021 revealed the transition from President Trump to President Biden to be one of the most dangerous periods
Coastal Atlas of Ireland – Robert Devoy & Val Cummins
Geographical History / Irish Non Fiction / Gift Books Ireland is an island surrounded by ocean, with a high percentage of its population living in the coastal zone and has
A Cloud Where the Birds Rise, A Book about Love & Belonging – Michael Harding
Irish Popular Psychology / Non fiction In this stunning collaboration, bestselling writer Michael Harding’s most memorable musings on the human condition are brought to life by illustrator Jacob Stack. In
Fight or Flight – Keith Earls
Sport Biography / Non Fiction Keith Earls started out in senior rugby as a teenage star and during the course of his long career has become one of the most
Tree Dogs, Banshee Fingers & Other Irish Words for Nature – Manchán Magan
Children (of all ages) Reference / General Gift / Non Fiction In Irish there are so many great rain words and magic words and highly specific natural words (such as
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A Book for Every Reader
At the Skibbereen Bookshop we offer a wide variety of reading materials from contemporary Irish and international fiction and poetry, non fiction, history, archaeology and Irish culture, as well as books for children, teens and young adults. Browsers are always welcome, and our staff are happy to answer any questions or queries you may have.
Short on Stationery?
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.
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.