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We are absolutely thrilled to be shortlisted in the Irish Times Best Shops competition 2016 in the Best Bookshop category.

A great big THANK YOU to everyone who voted for us.

The winner will announced in The Irish Times magazine on Saturday 27th August or keep an eye here for more information 


Harry Potter & the Cursed Child

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Flagging Anxiety & Panic by Dr Harry Barry

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Click here for our summer reading suggestions

Check out our suggestions for holiday reading for all the family - because a good book can make a great holiday 'just perfect'!


Just in:

'A Year in Wicklow With Micko: The Summer Mick O'Dwyer made The Garden County Proud' By Ciaran Byrne

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Wicklow in Revolt: A History of County Wicklow from 1913-1923

edited by Henry Cairns

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The History of Hollywood Co Wicklow

Brendan Corrigan

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Online Shop

Check out our new - and still very young - online book shop. Over time we will be adding all local interest and books by local authors aswell as a selection of our more diverse stock.


Book Award News

(click on award headings for more information)

June 2016:  Winner The Desmond Elliott Prize - Lisa McInerney 'The Glorious Heresies'

June 2016:  Winner of The CILIP Carnegie 2016 - Sarah Crossan 'One'

& Winner of The Kate Greenaway Medal - Neil Gaiman 'The Sleeper & The Spindle'

Read more about the CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Medals here

June 2016:  Winner The Bailey's Prize for Fiction 2016 - Lisa McInerney 'The Glorious Heresies'

June 2016:  Winner The Dublin Literary Awards 2016 - Akhil Sharma 'Family Life'

June 2016:  Winner The YA Book Prize 2016 - Sarah Crossan 'One'.

For information on the books shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2016

May 2016:  Winner of The Children's Book of the Year Award in the annual cbi Awards - Sarah Crossan 'One'

For more information on The cbi awards

May 2016:  Winner The RSL Ondaatje Prize 2016 - Peter Pomerantsev 'Nothing is True and Everything is Possible:  The Surreal Heart of the New Russia'

April 2016:  The Hennessy Emerging Poetry Prize 2016 - Jane Clarke 'The River'



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Bridge Street Books is an independent, family run bookshop set in an old house, right in the heart of Wicklow Town. Open since November 1999, the building is full of nooks & crannies were you can hide while browsing our extensive range of books.

We are all passionate about books & reading and enjoy nothing more than recommending great reads, helping you find the books you want - and maybe a few you didn't even know you were looking for! We believe there is a book out there for everyone & will help you pick the right book for any occasion.

If we don't have a book you want, we can order it for you & text you when the book arrives. We like to say 'If a book is in print, we can get it' - we will go to great lengths to find the most obscure book, if that is the one you want!



Irish Times Bookshop of the Year, 2014

Contact Details

Bridge Street,
Wicklow Town,
Co. Wicklow,

Opening Hours: Mon-Sat, 9:30am-6pm
(Closed Bank Holiday Mondays)

Tel: (0404) 62240

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