Marrowbone Books is a small second-hand bookshop in Dublin 8. We have a good selection of good books. Mostly paperbacks. Mostly pretty cheap. We don't have everything, but we usually have the good stuff.

We've been called a 'hidden gem' by literary Dubliners who don't rate our marketing efforts.


  1. Mon 11-7
  2. Tue closed
  3. Wed 11-7
  4. Thu 11-7
  5. Fri 11-7
  6. Sat 11-7
  7. Sun 11-7 


78 The Coombe, Dublin 8, IE

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We send out the occasional missive about goings-on at the shop.

We're temporarily closed until February to facilitate some building work upstairs. Don't worry: we've signed a new (long) lease so we're not going anywhere.

The best way to reach us in the interim is email (

Book subscriptions will continue normally.