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Wordwell has been in business for thirty years. We specialise in books and magazines, relating to history, archaeology, architecture. literature,  art history and all things to do with Ireland. Our newest titles are laid out below. Please browse the site or, if ordering on-line is not your thing, do feel free to order via our office telephone number, available in the Contact us section at the foot of the page.







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 The Gate Lodges of Leinster

The Gate Lodges of Leinster

Since The gate lodges of Ulster: a gazetteer was published in 1994, its author, J.A.K. (Dixie) Dean,.. more

€40.00

THE BECTIVE ABBEY PROJECT: Archaeological Excavations 2009–12

THE BECTIVE ABBEY PROJECT: Archaeological Excavations 2009–12

THIS report describes the results of four seasons of archaeological excavation that took place bet.. more

€30.00

Death and the Irish: a miscellany

Death and the Irish: a miscellany

As a race, the Irish have the reputation of “doing death well”. Taking its cue from this somewhat du.. more

€25.00

Wicklow bound: a seasonal guide

Wicklow bound: a seasonal guide

After ten years of living in and exploring Wicklow, Seán Ó Súilleabháin has composed a magnificent .. more

€15.00

The Crawford at the Castle: three centuries of Irish art from a national collection

The Crawford at the Castle: three centuries of Irish art from a national collection

The Crawford at the Castle sees the collection of the Crawford Art Gallery, Cork travel to Dublin fo.. more

€10.00

History Ireland January/February 2017

History Ireland January/February 2017

Established in 1993 and now published every two months, each issue of History Ireland features  .. more

€7.00

Books Ireland January/February 2017

Books Ireland January/February 2017

When Books Ireland founding publisher, Jeremy Addis, announced publication was to cease in.. more

€5.95

Archaeology Ireland Winter 2016

Archaeology Ireland Winter 2016

Archaeology Ireland is a quarterly magazine which has been in production since 1987. The magazine is.. more

€6.95