78 the Coombe
Dublin 8, IE

Marrowbone Books

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

– We've published Ruth Clinton's new songbook, This Fearless Maid 2. It's available for purchase online or in the shop from 3rd May.

– We've published Chris Beausang's debut novel, Tunnel of Toads. It's available for purchase online or in the shop.

– Secondhand book subscriptions are available online or in the shop.

The bookshop


  1. Mon closed
  2. Tue closed
  3. Wed 12-7
  4. Thu 12–7
  5. Fri 12–7
  6. Sat 12–7
  7. Sun 12-7


78 The Coombe, Dublin 8, IE

Contact info

If you need to get in touch, please email (or come by the shop during our opening hours).

Social media


We send out (very) occasional missives about goings-on at the shop.