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Siopa Leabhar den Chead Scoth : Visitors & Locals Warmly Welcomed !

This, as our Headline appropriately states in Irish, is a Top-Quality Bookshop : it's compact in... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2019
Gooner10-8
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Dublin, Ireland
Nice little shop for the book lover

Stopped by looking for a book about Grace O'Malley the pirate queen of the Connemara. Asked the... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2019
Chris C
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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Reviewed July 1, 2019

This, as our Headline appropriately states in Irish, is a Top-Quality Bookshop : it's compact in size, but stocks an impressive range and offers an extremely welcoming atmosphere to Visitors and Locals alike - as well as providing an online service. The location for this...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 8, 2019

Stopped by looking for a book about Grace O'Malley the pirate queen of the Connemara. Asked the young lady and she took me over and right there was Grace O'Malley by Anne Chambers. Small place but exactly what you would expect in this cute Irish...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Chris C
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Great little book shop in centre of Clifden, has a great range of books and stationary.can get quite crowed. If they don’t have what you want, they will order and have in a few days.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank clarelor
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Ah, so much fun browsing this bookshop! My daughter only went in to get some postcards but both of us ended up buying books, as the selection of books is not the standardized pile of books you find elsewhere, but selected carefully. I got hold...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

Choice offerings and not at all cluttered for a small shop. Very knowledgeable owner. Better prices than Amazon for the titles we were buying.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Barbara L
Reviewed July 5, 2018

We get to visit Clifden about once a year - sometimes in Winter, this year in Summer - and "Clifden Bookshop" has long been on our "must visit" list. It's a small outlet, located close to the end of Main Street beside the Roman Catholic...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gooner10-8
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

I love this book shop, it’s a little slice of book heaven. My husband is mad for the local historian books as for me I love the range of cook books. You will definitely find something worth taking home in here, as I never leave...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Good bookshop, neat. Cosy but nothing too special. The shopseller was very kind and helped us in looking for books

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Fantastic selection of books in one of the nicest, if not the nicest, and cosiest bookshops in West Ireland

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Theo A
Reviewed June 25, 2017

This cozy little bookstore in downtown Clifden is a true gem. They have a large selection of books about Ireland and Connemara in particular as well as selections from Ireland's wonderful literary masters. I love supporting independent book stores and this one is well worth...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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