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School Books

School Books

We’re delighted to be the largest Education Book producer in Ireland! What’s more, due to our location, with unique access to the UK and EU single markets, we also act as a European hub for the European Education market. Impressive indeed.

For over 100 years, we’ve been the backbone of providing primary and post primary school books for children, making us the leading educational publishers in the UK & Ireland and beyond.


Cool for School

We pride ourselves in offering kid-proof printing that stands the test of time; tough and durable yet easy to use and malleable, perfect for students (and teachers).


  • Saddlestitched Books with Laminated Covers.
  • Childsafe Workbooks and Notebooks.
  • Softback Thread Sewn Books.


Precision Print Services

  • Digital Printing.
  • Litho Printing.
  • Full range of finishes.
  • Web2print.
  • Storage.
  • Fulfilment.
  • Distribution.

We’re your one stop print shop. Talk to us today.


At W&G Baird we pride ourselves on being one of the most environmentally friendly printers in Ireland. We can work with you to carbon balance your print project and can provide a carbon offset certification through our partnerships with Forrest Stewardship Council and the Woodland Trust charity.


Our credentials:

  • We are FSC® (CO16201) certified
  • We are ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified
  • We use vegetable based ink
  • We are a member of Two Sides ( a forum for sustainability in the print industry)

When Carbon Balancing your printed project, this will have a serial number and a final certificate to show how much Co2 was carbon balanced, this is completely traced and regulated.

Talk to us on how we can help you save the planet, increase the planting of new trees in Europe and save money without compromising on quality.


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W&G Baird was established over one hundred and sixty years ago and have specialised in providing intelligent print solutions, to the Higher Education Sector for the last twenty-five.


We take pride in every job we produce and ensure that it exceeds the expectations of our customers.  We are accredited to ISO 9001 quality standard, ISO 14001 environmental standards and operate using our own internal quality procedures.


Your project will be managed from the initial concept stages, through prepress, production and delivery by our team of highly trained print professionals who will be on hand at every stage of the process. The assurance and benefits of a simplified tender process saves time, energy and resources.


W&G Baird are a supplier for lots 1-3 & 5-10 on the NWUPC Print Solutions Framework. This framework, implemented by NWUPC on behalf of it’s member institutes, will allow us to meet the requirement for high quality print solutions at cost effective prices.

Breathe easy. Since 2008, we’ve been FSC C016201 Certified, meaning all our paper and cardboard is responsibly sourced and traceable.


We only use vegetable based inks in our printers and have replaced plastic poly wrap with paper wrap. Looks good, does good.

We’re ISO approved for minimising waste and have the coveted ISO 9001 for quality and ISO 14001 for environment. Elegant and eco-friendly.

We only source carbon balanced papers, offsetting any emissions from production with an investment in the World Land Trust. Go us!

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