Welcome to O’Mahoney’s Booksellers, who can be found at 120 O’Connell Street, Limerick.
O’Mahony’s was founded in 1902 at 120 O’Connell St. Limerick by J.P.O’Mahony, grandfather of the current owner Frank, and continues to trade from the same location. It is the oldest retail business of its type in the region and has developed from a single store of 450sq.ft. into a 25,000sq.ft. retail operation in the Mid-West and South-West of Ireland.
A family business, with customer service as the main distinguishing factor between it and other bookselling businesses in the country, O’Mahony’s employs 80 staff who have a wealth of bookselling knowledge, enjoy their work and contribute to the ongoing success of this company. With its Limerick headquarters – the recipient of an RIAI award – and three other branches, no Irish bookseller can match the wide diversity of stock and broad customer base as O’Mahony’s.
We asked all the bookshops to answer three Christmas questions:
1. What is your favourite Christmas book?
It would be too hard to choose between The Snowman or The Night Before Christmas. There are great new books every year but I would still go back to the classics
2. What books should we look out for this December? Adult fiction, children’s fiction and non-fiction
Fire and Blood by George RR Martin
Lethal White by Robert Galbraith
The First Christmas Jumper by Ryan Tubridy
The Lighthouses of Ireland
The Irish Weather Book by Joanna Donnelly
3. Have you any events going on in December?
We will have local author Paddy Brennan in store on Saturday December 1st to sign copies of his new book ‘Limerick Music Throughout the Decades’