- an Age Friendly Business - an Age Friendly Business

The most recent business to receive the title and branding of an

In conjunction with having an online shopping facility for new books, also has a bookstore situated at Toughers Business Park, Newhall between Naas and Newbridge on the old Newbridge road.

This is a family business run by Alasdair Verschoyle, his wife Estelle and a number of staff.

Alasdair provides an invaluable service to those in search of specific, difficult to locate books. stock a wide diverse range of books, new releases, bargain and rare books. They have worldwide delivery and will even gift wrap books being sent to locations at home and abroad, if requested. Alasdair has a lifetime's experience in the book business and has a very keen eye for a good read. He is very skilled at book reviewing across an eclectic range of subject . His motto is "if it is printed, he will find it".

"Free Book Friday" is a new initiative by It gives a free book with every purchase made on any Friday. A choice is made from a selection of books on offer. The books on offer change on a regular basis.

From an Age Friendly perspective;

  • Their premises in Newhall is clearly signed
  • Their premises is totally accessible 
  • Seating is provided whilst browsing 
  • There is free parking right outside the door. 
  • They have a loyalty system in place with a 'little extra' for Golden Years customers is a very worthy recipient of the "Age Friendly" brand.  Even though they are primarily an online service they still find time to provide an individual service both by phone and on line. 

This one to one service is invaluable, and is unfortunately becoming more of a rarity in our fast moving world.

Call to meet Alasdair and his team and you might even get a cup of tea!

You can make contact online at and by phone  045/880806 or 087/9671976.

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