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10-07-2007, 18:12   #1
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Second hand bookshops - Cork City

I'm looking to load up with a load of books for holidays in Portugal - I don't want to spend a lot as I'll dump them when I'm finished and I'm basically looking for thriller/crime stories, nothing too taxing for lying on the beach. I know a few of the second hand bookshops (or places that sell cheap books) in the city but am wondering if I'm missing any??

The ones I'm aware of are:
Connollys in Paul st
Uneeda in Oliver Plunket St
Shelf on George's Quay
plus a couple of charity shops near the Coal Quay

I think there's a place on Bridge St as well? And I know Porter's always seem to have a table of bargains.....

Any other tips appreciated..............
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10-07-2007, 20:14   #2
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Is Uneeda on the top of Oliver Plunket St by the Grand Parade? If not, there's one around there.
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Is Uneeda on the top of Oliver Plunket St by the Grand Parade?

Yup that's still going strong think there's some books in there some great vinyl there too
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Vibes & Scribes on Bridge St have a decent second hand section in the basement.
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Don't forget the "Charity" Shops - they always have loads of books, one of my mates used to drop bags of books there when she was finished. There are 2 on Cook Street - can't remember what they are but Charity Shops all over town, so you'll pick up books really cheap from there! (Happy Holidays)
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12-07-2007, 13:58   #6
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I'm looking to load up with a load of books for holidays in Portugal - I don't want to spend a lot as I'll dump them when I'm finished and I'm basically looking for thriller/crime stories, nothing too taxing for lying on the beach. I know a few of the second hand bookshops (or places that sell cheap books) in the city but am wondering if I'm missing any??

The ones I'm aware of are:
Connollys in Paul st
Uneeda in Oliver Plunket St
Shelf on George's Quay
plus a couple of charity shops near the Coal Quay

I think there's a place on Bridge St as well? And I know Porter's always seem to have a table of bargains.....

Any other tips appreciated..............
Vibes and Scribes on the Quays around the corner from the Opera house do a pretty eclectic selection of reasonbly priced books ... lots of biographies and Crime books as far as I can remember. If you're into history of art or architecture you'll wet your pants in the place....
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