Ireland’s First E-Book Store Opens for Business with Over 150,000 Books Available

Irish Company launches new website on to cater for the rapidly expanding demand for eBooks worldwide.

Cork, Ireland, September 24, 2009 --( For any reader, the appeal of eBooks are obvious. To be able to read thousands of bestsellers anywhere, anytime on one device just seemed to make sense. Yet the availability of eBooks this side of the Atlantic has been extremely poor. So after many months of research and development, Ireland’s first and Europe’s largest independent eBook store has just launched. will cater for a worldwide audience but with a particular emphasis on Irish Authors, publishers and titles.

In today’s electronic age, people want instant access to the latest information and products, and book readers are no exception. Many people have felt that Irish book lovers have been neglected for years when purchasing online with massive postal charges and poor selections restricting their choices. carries over 150,000 titles of every genre with many more being added every month. Significant savings can also be achieved on the price of an eBook compared to the bookstore price.

eBooks are digital copies of printed books that can be read either on a PC/Laptop or one of the ever expanding range of eReaders available on the market. eBooks are a coming force in the Publishing market. With sales figures for eBooks more than doubling year on year and new reading devices being announced monthly, it is increasingly clear that ebooks are here to stay. Keen pricing also ensures that the readers save too.

Directebooks Digital Publishing department also caters for Authors, Publishers and Media groups, assisting them in any way possible to realise their digital ambitions. Directebooks offers all digital publishing solutions including services such as flip presentations, print-on-demand, web design, and in particular, eBook conversion. was established to provide the Irish and UK book market with an unrivalled choice of eBook titles. Readers can rate their favourite books and will soon be able to create profiles, swap recommendations and interact with other readers online. was created to provide an Irish presence in the rapidly growing eBook market to service the Irish and UK consumers. Providing the widest selection of titles available, we aim to be the market leader in eBook production and sales in Ireland.

To find out more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview, please contact Directebooks on these details:

Gareth Cuddy
Directebooks Ltd.
Tel: 353 21 483 4968
Mobile: 353 86 025 5151

Directebooks Ltd
Gareth Cuddy
353 86 0255151