Bargain Books

Limited copies of New Bargain Books!

Limited copies of New Bargain Books!

Charlie Byrne’s has just got some amazing new bargain books in store with assorted titles and quantities there’s sure to be something to appeal to everyone! Some highlights include;   The Everyday Art of Gluten-Free Cook Book, ideal for any coeliacs looking for meal-time inspiration, available for only €12           Grace [...]

By May 16, 2015 Read More →
Farmhouse Cheeses of Ireland; A Celebration by Glynn Anderson & John McLaughlin

Farmhouse Cheeses of Ireland; A Celebration by Glynn Anderson & John McLaughlin

With some of the best grazing pasture in the world, it is no surprise that Ireland is home to a range of cheeses whose excellence is recognised internationally. At the forefront are the farmhouse cheese-makers whose world is explored in this comprehensive guide to the cheeses they make. Each cheese is described in detail with [...]

By May 8, 2015 Read More →
From the Ground up; How Ireland is Growing its Own by Fionnuala Fallon

From the Ground up; How Ireland is Growing its Own by Fionnuala Fallon

This book tells the stories of some very talented and very different ‘ticklers of the earth,’ all of whom live and garden in Ireland today. From schoolchildren to pensioners, amateurs to experts, what they share is a delight in growing their own fruit and vegetables. With beautiful photography by Richard Johnston, and featuring a variety [...]

By May 8, 2015 Read More →

Local Interest Books

New Walter Macken Titles in Stock!

New Walter Macken Titles in Stock!

To coincide with the Walter Macken centenary celebration, Charlie Byrne’s has just received a delivery of some beautiful editions of Walter Macken’s acclaimed trilogy , Seek the Fair Land, The Silent People and The Scorching Wind. Seek the Fair Land is set in 1649. As the English soldiers trample the Irish homesteads, leaving behind them a trail of [...]

By May 14, 2015 Read More →
Begin Where You Are by June Favre

Begin Where You Are by June Favre

Here at Charlie Byrne’s we are proud to announce we will be launching June Favre’s intriguing life memoirs Begin Where You Are Friday the 8th of May at 6:30pm Born in a farmhouse in north central Kansas, June Favre has studied in the US, Mexico, France and Ireland earning a BA, MA and PhD. She lives part-time in [...]

By May 8, 2015 Read More →
The Church of Ireland Unions of Killinane and Kilconickny Loughrea, County Galway – A History

The Church of Ireland Unions of Killinane and Kilconickny Loughrea, County Galway – A History

Gerry Kearney’s new local history book focuses on The Church of Ireland Unions of Killinane and Kilconickny in County Galway spanning from 1400 to 1945. In 2012, Gerry Kearney penned a family history; The Taylor Family of Ardrahan Post Office, A History 1837-1912. In 23013 he began researching the Taylor families of Kilchreest, which led [...]

By April 21, 2015 Read More →

Signings

Cúirt Signings: Sara Baume and Catherine Lacey

Cúirt Signings: Sara Baume and Catherine Lacey

We were delighted to host the signings of both Sara Baume and Catherine Lacey here at Charlie Byrne’s during this year’s Cúirt festival. Both Baume and Lacey received a massive turn out and a positive response to their respective novels. Sara Baume’s novel Spill Simmer Falter Wither, which is currently being read by our Book [...]

By April 30, 2015 Read More →
John Carlos signing copies of Ireland’s Western Islands

John Carlos signing copies of Ireland’s Western Islands

We were very pleased to launch Ireland’s Western Islands earlier this year, and delighted with the success of the book, which sold out on the day!   John Carlos dropped in for a signing earlier this week, and we’re thrilled to have signed copies available in advance of Christmas. About Ireland’s Western Islands, Inishbofin, The Aran Islands, [...]

By December 19, 2014 Read More →
Mary Costello Signing

Mary Costello Signing

We were delighted to have Mary Costello in the shop last week for a quiet browse and impromptu signing of Academy Street! We’re currently reading Academy Street for our Tuesday Evening Book Club, and have been raving about Mary Costello for some time! Read our recent article about Academy Street, The China Factory and Mary [...]

By December 19, 2014 Read More →

Secondhand Books

Children’s Classics with Vintage Covers!

Children’s Classics with Vintage Covers!

We’ve just shelved a beautiful collection of children’s classics with vintage covers, perfect for anyone wanting a trip down memory lane! This collection of titles ranges from Enid Blyton series books including, The Secret Seven, The Famous Five, The Twins at St. Clares and The Mystery series, Richmal Crompton’s Just William series, Alfred Hitchcock’s The Three [...]

By May 22, 2015 Read More →
New Second Hand Library of Esoteric Books

New Second Hand Library of Esoteric Books

We’ve just shelved a fabulous second-hand collection of 700 esoteric books covering world mythology, folklore, psychology and history. This carefully selected personal collection has been curated over a number of years and includes titles on topics such as world mythology, ancient religions, shamanistic mysticism and ancient civilisations with a variety of reasonable price points. This [...]

By April 22, 2015 Read More →
Library of King Penguins just in

Library of King Penguins just in

Check out this fantastic collection of King Penguins just in, in mint condition! These beautiful hardcover Penguin books were published between 1939 and 1959, and are commonly collected. King Penguins were Penguin’s first foray into hardcover books and colour printing, and the  books originally combined a classic series of colour plates with an authoritative text. The first [...]

By January 29, 2015 Read More →

Leabhair Ghaeilge

Harry Potter agus an Órchloch le JK Rowling

Harry Potter agus an Órchloch le JK Rowling

D’aistrigh le Máire Nic Mhaoláin, tá cóipeanna de Harry Potter agus an Órchloch ar fáil againn anseo i Charlie Byrne’s anois! Nuair a thiontaigh sé an clúdach thart, agus a lámh ar crith, chonaic Harry séala céarach corcra agus armas air: Leon, iolar, broc agus nathair thart ar mhórlitir ‘H’… Níl ainm Hogwarts, go fiú [...]

By May 14, 2015 Read More →
Sáirséal agus Dill 1947-1981 Scéal Foilsitheora

Sáirséal agus Dill 1947-1981 Scéal Foilsitheora

Céard a tharla nuair a tugadh leabhar le hEarnán de Blaghd mar bhronntanas do Mháirtín Ó Cadhain? Nuair a chuaigh Breandán Ó Beacháin go hÁrainn chun a chuid Gaeilge a fheabhsú? Nuair a tairgeadh beathaisnéis Sheáin Sabhat do roghnóirí an Chlub Leabhar? Nuair a bhunaigh Seán agus Bríghid Ó hÉigeartaigh a gcomhlacht foilsithe, Sáirséal agus [...]

By April 22, 2015 Read More →
Seoladh Leabhair: An Bogha Báistí le Frankie Leonard; maisithe ag Niamh Leonard

Seoladh Leabhair: An Bogha Báistí le Frankie Leonard; maisithe ag Niamh Leonard

Join us for the launch of An Bogha Báistí, dánta nua do pháistí óga, le Frankie Leonard; maisithe ag Niamh Leonard on Thursday the 11th of December at 4pm. Everyone welcome!

By December 2, 2014 Read More →

Our Blog and Everything Else

It’s Always There by Lou Lou Rose

It’s Always There by Lou Lou Rose

With anxiety and stress on the rise in young children, It’s Always There by Lou Lou Rose is a beautiful and practical children’s meditation book for peace, calm and happiness. Come on a journey through cloudy days when you don’t feel so good and learn a secret trick to help you find your sunshine again.  Lou Lou [...]

By May 26, 2015 Read More →
Gorse No. 3

Gorse No. 3

Gorse is a twice-yearly print journal published in Dublin, featuring long-form narrative essays, original fiction, poetry and interviews, the third issue of the publication is available at Charlie Byrne’s now! Gorse is an exploration of the art of words. gorse is interested in the potential of literature, in literature where lines between fiction, memoir and history blur, in the [...]

By May 5, 2015 Read More →
Claddagh Boatmen DVD: Croí an Cladáig ‘from the woods to the water’

Claddagh Boatmen DVD: Croí an Cladáig ‘from the woods to the water’

We’re very pleased to stock Croí an Cladáig, a new DVD about the first full size Galway Hooker to be built in the Claddagh since the 1920s, and Bádóiri an Cladáig (Claddagh Boatmen) who built it. This DVD was produced in Galway and features picturesque views of the boat at sea, as well as footage of [...]

By January 29, 2015 Read More →

New Books

Cotton Wool Kids by Stella O’Malley

Cotton Wool Kids by Stella O’Malley

We are all well aware of the stereotypical over-bearing Irish Mammy, but could this over-protectiveness be damaging a generation of children who are growing up with their every move monitored by their parents? Stella O’Malley’s new book Cotton Wool Kids seeks to investigate the effects of parental control on their childhood development What are your best childhood [...]

By May 23, 2015 Read More →
Buried Treasure; Overlooked, forgotten and uncrowned albums by Dan Hegarty

Buried Treasure; Overlooked, forgotten and uncrowned albums by Dan Hegarty

New in stock this week, and coming highly recommended by Vinny, is Dan Hegarty’s Buried Treasure; Overlooked, Forgotten and Uncrowned Albums, which investigates various actors, singers and public figures’ favourite off the radar albums which have inspired them in their careers. Whether they are downloads, CDs or on vinyl, albums are the way that many of us [...]

By May 16, 2015 Read More →
All Dressed Up: Modern Irish Historical Pageants by Joan Fitzpatrick Dean Book Launch

All Dressed Up: Modern Irish Historical Pageants by Joan Fitzpatrick Dean Book Launch

Charlie Byrne’s is pleased to announce we will be hosting the launch of Joan Fitzpatrick Dean’s new publication, All Dressed Up: Modern Irish Historical Pageants. Tracing the Irish historical pageant phenomenon through the twentieth century, Dean presents a nation contending with the violence and political upheaval of the present by reimagining the past. In the early [...]

By May 15, 2015 Read More →

Children's Books

It’s Always There by Lou Lou Rose

It’s Always There by Lou Lou Rose

With anxiety and stress on the rise in young children, It’s Always There by Lou Lou Rose is a beautiful and practical children’s meditation book for peace, calm and happiness. Come on a journey through cloudy days when you don’t feel so good and learn a secret trick to help you find your sunshine again.  Lou Lou [...]

By May 26, 2015 Read More →
Children’s Classics with Vintage Covers!

Children’s Classics with Vintage Covers!

We’ve just shelved a beautiful collection of children’s classics with vintage covers, perfect for anyone wanting a trip down memory lane! This collection of titles ranges from Enid Blyton series books including, The Secret Seven, The Famous Five, The Twins at St. Clares and The Mystery series, Richmal Crompton’s Just William series, Alfred Hitchcock’s The Three [...]

By May 22, 2015 Read More →
Harry Potter agus an Órchloch le JK Rowling

Harry Potter agus an Órchloch le JK Rowling

D’aistrigh le Máire Nic Mhaoláin, tá cóipeanna de Harry Potter agus an Órchloch ar fáil againn anseo i Charlie Byrne’s anois! Nuair a thiontaigh sé an clúdach thart, agus a lámh ar crith, chonaic Harry séala céarach corcra agus armas air: Leon, iolar, broc agus nathair thart ar mhórlitir ‘H’… Níl ainm Hogwarts, go fiú [...]

By May 14, 2015 Read More →

Events

All Dressed Up: Modern Irish Historical Pageants by Joan Fitzpatrick Dean Book Launch

All Dressed Up: Modern Irish Historical Pageants by Joan Fitzpatrick Dean Book Launch

Charlie Byrne’s is pleased to announce we will be hosting the launch of Joan Fitzpatrick Dean’s new publication, All Dressed Up: Modern Irish Historical Pageants. Tracing the Irish historical pageant phenomenon through the twentieth century, Dean presents a nation contending with the violence and political upheaval of the present by reimagining the past. In the early [...]

By May 15, 2015 Read More →
The Wordsmith by Patricia Forde Book Launch

The Wordsmith by Patricia Forde Book Launch

Charlie Byrne’s is delighted to be hosting the launch of Patricia Forde’s latest novel The Wordsmith on Tuesday the 12th of May at 6pm! Patricia Forde’s first novel and the fiftieth novel published by Little Island Publishers comes highly recommended from our kid’s books manager Ruth. Ark is a place of tally sticks, rationed food and shared shoes, [...]

By May 8, 2015 Read More →
Begin Where You Are by June Favre

Begin Where You Are by June Favre

Here at Charlie Byrne’s we are proud to announce we will be launching June Favre’s intriguing life memoirs Begin Where You Are Friday the 8th of May at 6:30pm Born in a farmhouse in north central Kansas, June Favre has studied in the US, Mexico, France and Ireland earning a BA, MA and PhD. She lives part-time in [...]

By May 8, 2015 Read More →