Welcome to Wordwell Books


Wordwell Ltd is a well-established publishing house based in Dublin producing high-quality specialist books and a range of culturally significant magazines; Archaeology IrelandBooks Ireland, and History Ireland. Founded in 1986, Wordwell’s management have an impressive wealth of experience in the world of Irish publishing. We care about producing publications of a high standard and are committed to ensuring our readers are always provided with authorative content in an accessible and engaging manner.



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A short guide to Irish antiquities

A short guide to Irish antiquities

This is a reprint of a popular guide to Irish antiquities first pub.. more

€15.00

1916: Dream & death: A commemorative annual on the impact of the Dublin Rising

1916: Dream & death: A commemorative annual on the impact of the Dublin Rising

Over the next few years History Ireland intends to produce a series of authoritative annual publicat.. more

€9.50

The hooded men: British torture in Ireland, August, October 1971

The hooded men: British torture in Ireland, August, October 1971

Following the introduction of internment without trial in August 1971, Fr Raymond Murray and Fr Deni.. more

€15.00

A place of great consequence: Archaeological excavations at King John’s Castle, Limerick, 1990–8

A place of great consequence: Archaeological excavations at King John’s Castle, Limerick, 1990–8

King John’s Castle, Limerick, is a magnificent medieval fortification located along the western side.. more

€30.00

Darkest Dublin: The story of the Church Street disaster and a pictorial account of the slums of Dublin in 1913

Darkest Dublin: The story of the Church Street disaster and a pictorial account of the slums of Dublin in 1913

Limited StockDarkest Dublin is a pictorial account of Dublin’s slums in 1913 as documented by John C.. more

€30.00

Who’s Who in the Dublin Rising 1916

Who’s Who in the Dublin Rising 1916

At noon on Easter Monday, 24 April 1916, approximately 1000 men and women stormed buildings in centr.. more

€19.00

An Introduction to the architectural heritage of Dublin North City

An Introduction to the architectural heritage of Dublin North City

The National Inventory of Architectural Heritage has recently published An Introduction to the Archi.. more

€12.00

Archaeology Ireland Summer 2016

Archaeology Ireland Summer 2016

C O N T E N T S Passage tomb art: a marine connection?A clandestine use for kilns in the Connemara .. more

€6.95