World Book Day 2018

Celebrating World Book Day Ireland

We are delighted to have so many events planned for World Book Day 2018 with events from  Thursday 1st March to Tuesday 6th March.

See the List of List of World Book Day Books

School Events (Booking is essential)

Please email for an application form.

Bookings are strictly by appointment only. 

  • Thursday 1st March: Junior/Senior Infants Event : Storytelling and Craft Event : Competition Day– Dress up as your favourite book character
  • Monday 5th March : 3rd - 6th class Author Event with Nigel Quinlan
  • Tuesday 6th March: 1st & 2nd Class : Author Event with Roisin Meaney

We will be holding 2 sessions per day 9.30-10.45am and 11.30-12.45pm

Completed application forms need to be returned to or School Books Department 120 O’Connell Street Limerick no later than 21/02/18.

Application does not guarantee a placement but we will do our utmost to try to accommodate all schools.

Shop Events - all welcome (O'Connell Street Branch)*

  • Saturday 3rd March : Shop Event - O'Mahony's Booksellers Annual Teddy Bears Picnic Competition Day – Bring your favourite Teddy Bear ... all welcome

*See in-store for shop event details

For information on Events in our Ennis branch email Trish at

For information on Events in our Tralee branch email Bridget at

About The World Book Day Books

School children should receive a World Book Day €1.50 Token from their school. This Token can be exchanged for any one of the specially published World Book Day books while stocks last, or can be used as part payment towards any book or audiobook of choice (terms and conditions apply).

We can't wait...

Pam and the WBD crew at O'Mahony's