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Universal Books

Church Lane, Ireland
+353 74 916 1869
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A warm welcome, a cup of tea and a great selection.

This is my favourite bookshop. The service is always friendly and as warm as the tea that is... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2012
barrytcoter
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Perth, Australia
The only place you would ever want to buy your literature

This shop is one of the warmest, friendliest estalishments you are likely to venture into. I have... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2012
SynapseFire
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London, United Kingdom
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This fantastic bookshop has been going strong for 6 years. We stock a glorious section of rare Donegal Books and Irish Books but of course stock other sections such as Cooking, Crime, Fiction, Non-fiction, Children's books and much more!Sell new and gently used books. We also BUY books... from you! We are interested in any sort of book collections that you may be wanting to get rid of.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Church Lane, Ireland
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+353 74 916 1869
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Reviewed 13 January 2012

This is my favourite bookshop. The service is always friendly and as warm as the tea that is offered. This gem is hidden a little way up Church Lane from Main Street. This is the place you can find anything, from Dan Brown to manga...More

2  Thank barrytcoter
Reviewed 13 January 2012

This shop is one of the warmest, friendliest estalishments you are likely to venture into. I have visited this shop on numerous occasions for a variety of different books. From art literature to modern day classics, 'The Artistic Works of Jasper Johns' to 'The Lonesome...More

1  Thank SynapseFire
Reviewed 9 January 2012

Firstly as i came in the door the owner offered me a coffee which i thought was a great touch. They let me browse and offered assistance when it was needed and we enjoyed the friendly banter between the assistant and us. The books he...More

3  Thank Paulk765
Reviewed 8 January 2012

Universal Books is tucked away from the noise of the Main Street and is filled with a wide variety for you to choose from. New and Used books are available ranging from children to adult, comedy to horror and a section for Donegal and Ireland....More

1  Thank Maldesu
Reviewed 8 January 2012

Universal Books is a unique shop which offers fabulous bargains and lots of rare little treats that would be difficult to find elsewhere. They offer wonderful deals and are very helpful...if they don't have what you're looking for, David is more than helpful at trying...More

2  Thank Clare_N82
Reviewed 8 January 2012

I wandered into this bookstore one rainy day while traveling around the world with my 12 year old daughter. We were greeted with a free cup of tea, and were so impressed with the interesting people that worked there or wandered in while we were...More

2  Thank dwilson55
Reviewed 8 January 2012

Situated on the Church Lane in Letterkenny, it's in the heart of the town and seems to be a hang out of many locals. The staff are nice and helpful. They have a great selection of old, new, weird and rare. Definitely worth a visit.

2  Thank Kormakur
Reviewed 12 September 2011

Cool wee bookshop with loads of books from latest releases to old obscure titles, I got a heap of books for my kids and most were only a Euro each. If you're not offered a cup pf tea then ask for one - it's free!...More

2  Thank hetlongstoppings
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