Hodges Figgis the Bookstore was founded in 1768 which makes it Dublin’s oldest bookstore. It has been mentioned in James Joyce’s Ulysses and in poems by Paul Durcan, amongst others. Three floors are crammed with a wide selection of genres and titles. On the ground floor, along with a large fiction/children’s section, there is an excellent Irish department which holds many titles on Irish interest topics and by Irish authors. The first floor stocks books related to home, leisure, travel, religion/philosophy, history and politics. The second floor is dedicated to Academia, the reserves desk and the library sales department. Events with local and international authors are held year-round, encompassing a wide range of topics from sociology, poetry and fiction to events specifically catering for children. All in all, if you are interested in books, Hodges Figgis is the store for you. Hodges Figgis Loyalty Card available. Open Mon-Fri 9am – 7pm, Thu until 8pm, Sat 9am – 6pm, Sun 12pm – 6pm, Bank Holiday Mon 11am – 5pm.

56-58 Dawson St, D2

t. (+353) (0)1 677 4754