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Tá Opening Minds ag ceiliúradh Seachtain na Gaeilge ...Tabhair cuairt ar do shiopa áitiúil mar tá réimse leathan leabhair Gaeilge do pháistí againn .


Drop in to any of our shops with your World Book Day voucher and collect any one of the 10 free World Book Day books.


Children Learn through Play.

Orchard Toys are passionate about developing games and jigsaws that strike the perfect balance between education and fun.All of their games and jigsaws are tested in schools and nurseries with both teachers and children to ensure this all important balance.

Educational benefits include



Number and Counting

Develop Colour Recognition

Develop Shape Recognition

Develop Matching and Memory Skills

Encourage Observation Skills

Develop Understanding of the World

Develop Hand Eye Coordination

Develop Personal and Social Skills

Browse our selection of Orchard Toys here


Happy Valentine's Day

20% Off Toys online (today only)

Use the voucher code Love18 at the checkout to avail of discount .


Call in to our shops in Dublin and Drogheda and browse our fantastic range of books for children and adults .Prices starting at €3.00.


***Promotion*** ONLY €8.00

****New World Atlas was €15.95 now €8.00 ****

This up to date,186 page Atlas is full colour and piled full of useful maps , charts and diagrams .Ideal for school , home or office use ,great for projects .


Revise wisely for the Mock Junior and Leaving Certificate Exams .

Download Revise Wise's Online Study Guide


Opening Minds have available online and free to all our customers a

weekly study planner.

Opening Minds printable weekly study planner is available here to download and print as many copies as your student needs!

295.2 KB - Weekly Study Planner


Start the new year off by opening a Schoolbook Savings Account .Save as much as you like , as often as you like .Call in to any of our branches for details . Go you our Facebook page to enter our competition to win a €50.00 voucher for schoolbooks .


Mon 11th - Sat 16th      9.30am  - 5.30pm

Sunday 17th -                12pm    -      5.00pm

Mon 18th - Sat 23rd      9.30am  - 5.30pm

Sunday 24th -            9.30am   -  4.30pm

25th -27th Dec               Closed

Thurs  28th -Sat 30th     9.30am  - 5.30pm

Monday 1st                     Closed 

Tuesday 2nd                    9.30 - 5.30pm

Please note that the web unit will be closed from Friday 22nd of Dec to Jan 2nd .


Toddler, educational, musical, outdoor fun, toys.

You're right. The colours are a little different. We don't spend a lot of time thinking about how things are supposed to be. Instead, we create toys that inspire individuality. The look, feel and function are inspired by the world around us. Our process? Part joy. Part love. Part mischief. Part serendipity.


A Book is a gift that can be opened again and again .

Check out our great range of children's books online and instore .


It's nearly time to send your letter to Santa .

Download a copy of our Santa letter here 

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To keep our staff and customers safe. We will remain closed today. Business as usual tomorrow. Stay safe. 


Alan Shatter will be signing copies of his new book 'Life is a Funny Business' at Opening Minds Ballinteer on Saturday the 7th of October from 11am


Checkout our new Facebook Competition .

Lots of Back To School Stationery to be won 


The winner of the €100 School book  voucher is Corry P Mortu .

Congratulations Corry .


Only three days left to enter our Facebook competition for €100 school book voucher .


We have been very  busy adding book lists to the website .If you would like your list added just email us at 


Would you like a €100 Voucher for School Books ?

Go to our Facebook page and enter our competition .

It's easy , just like our Facebook page and tag your friends .

Closing date 31st May 2017 .(t&cs apply)


Staff Picks
Rose K Doll
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Azure K Doll
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School Book Lists

Find your schoolbook list. 

Please click on your county below to see if your booklist has been added to our website. If your list does not appear you can order using the drop down menu to the left of the screen or email your list to and we will endeavour to add it to our website.

Remember to adjust your stationery quantities according to your booklist .

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Seachtain na Gaeilge

World Book Day

Orchard Toys

20% Off All Toys Online Today .Use The Voucher Code Love18

Fantastic Range of Books for Children and Adults at Great Prices.

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Dun Laoghaire — 01 2304675

Stillorgan — 01 2836477

Ashbourne, Web Unit — 01 8353411

Drogheda, Laurence Centre — 041 9842847

Ballinteer — 01 2962027

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