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Welcome to Connolly Books, established in 1932, it is Dublin’s oldest radical bookshop. Connolly Books is named after James Connolly, Ireland’s socialist pioneer and martyr. 

This is the place to come to for: 

     • Irish history 
     • politics 
     • Marxist classics 
     • trade union affairs 
     • feminism 
     • environmental issues 
     • progressive literature 
     • philosophy 
     • radical periodicals. 

If there is a book (or anything else) you can't find on the site, please contact us. This site only contains a selection of our stock.

If you want to be certain of the status of your delivery or just like the extra security, tracked postage is available. Please contact us to make arrangements.

Gift Vouchers now available!


Connolly Books is in East Essex Street, between Temple Bar and Parliament Street.


Opening Hours:

Tuesday to Saturday - 10.00 to 17.30

The shop is also host to an Irish conversation group every Friday, as well as one off events like book launches and readings.



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