Bargain Books

Classic Novels At Bargain Prices!

Classic Novels At Bargain Prices!

Haven’t read any Jane Austen?? Unfamiliar with the works of Charles Dickens?? Ashamed to say you’ve never read Huckleberry Finn?? Fear not Charlie Byrne’s has the solution! We have all of the classics (that’s right, all of them) available from the bargain prices of €3-€6! This includes titles from Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Bronte, Kafka and many [...]

By July 30, 2015 Read More →
Silence; A Christian History by Diarmaid MacCulloch

Silence; A Christian History by Diarmaid MacCulloch

How should one speak to God? Are our prayers more likely to be heard if we offer them quietly at home or loudly in church? And how can we really know if God is listening? From the earliest days, Christians have struggled with these questions. Their varied answers have defined the boundaries of the faith [...]

By June 4, 2015 Read More →
Shakespeare’s Restless World; A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects by Neil MacGregor

Shakespeare’s Restless World; A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects by Neil MacGregor

In this brilliant work of historical reconstruction, Neil MacGregor brings us twenty objects that capture the essence of Shakespeare’s world. Together they transport us to that pivotal  moment when politics, science, religion, even the basic facts of geography, all had to be rethought. This was when modern man and woman – questioning, self-conscious, committed to [...]

By June 4, 2015 Read More →

Local Interest Books

Launch of Ireland’s Guantanamo Granny by Margaretta D’Arcy

Launch of Ireland’s Guantanamo Granny by Margaretta D’Arcy

“She’s right y’know!” Charlie Byrne’s are delighted to host the launch of Margaretta D’Arcy’s personal account of her struggle to open a debate on the misuse of Shannon Airport. Ireland’s Guantanamo Granny will be launched at Charlie Byrne’s on Saturday the 6th of February at 3pm by Little John Nee. What’s a peace-loving Irish granny to do when [...]

By February 3, 2016 Read More →
Sea Gastronomy by Michael O’Meara

Sea Gastronomy by Michael O’Meara

Charlie Byrne’s now has signed copies of the ever popular Sea Gastronomy by Michael O’Meara a fantastic introductory guide to the fish and shellfish of the North Atlantic. Sea Gastronomy provides an encyclopaedic culinary study of the huge variety of fish and shellfish in the North Atlantic – an essential companion for any fish-lover’s kitchen! This 12 [...]

By December 28, 2015 Read More →
Tim Robinson: Connemara by Pat Collins DVD

Tim Robinson: Connemara by Pat Collins DVD

Charlie Byrne’s now has copies of the beautiful DVD Tim Robinson: Connemara by Pat Collins. Tim Robinson has been extensively mapping and studying Connemara for the last thirty years. His work has reached international recognition through publications such as Listening to the Wind, The Last Pool of Darkness and  A Little Gaelic Kingdom. Tim Robinson: [...]

By December 15, 2015 Read More →

Signings

Launch of Winter Pages by Kevin Barry

Launch of Winter Pages by Kevin Barry

Join us tomorrow Thursday the 10th of December at 6pm for the launch of the first Winter Pages Arts Anthology with Kevin Barry! Winter Pages 1 is the first volume of an annual arts anthology for Ireland and beyond. It offers stories, essays, reportage, photography and visual arts, along with craft interviews on film, theatre, television, music [...]

By December 9, 2015 Read More →
Signing with Fiona Uyema author of Japanese Food Made Easy

Signing with Fiona Uyema author of Japanese Food Made Easy

Charlie Byrne’s will be hosting a signing with author Fiona Uyema this Saturday the 26th of September at 3pm. Fiona’s book Japanese Food Made Easy is available in store now. In this stunning book Fiona Uyema shares her love of Japanese cooking, known for its health benefits and carefully balanced flavours. She demonstrates how easy it is [...]

By September 24, 2015 Read More →
Niall Breslin Book Signing of Me and My Mate Jeffrey

Niall Breslin Book Signing of Me and My Mate Jeffrey

Niall Breslin will be appearing in Charlie Byrne’s this Saturday the 12th of September for a signing of his new book Me and my Mate Jeffrey, a book which documents his struggle living with depression and anxiety. In his book, Niall Breslin speaks openly about living with depression and anxiety, and his crippling journey to [...]

By September 10, 2015 Read More →

Secondhand Books

New Shelves For Our Travel Section

New Shelves For Our Travel Section

Our travel section has had a bit of a re-vamp in our travel section with nice new floor to ceiling shelves! Make sure you pop in and check out our selection of secondhand and new travel books, or why not join our travel book club which meets on the last Thursday of every month led [...]

By January 29, 2016 Read More →
Second-Hand Foreign Language Novels

Second-Hand Foreign Language Novels

Charlie Byrne’s has just received a huge collection of second-hand foreign language novels! With a large amount of Spanish books, as well as some French, German, Basque and Catalan, there’s sure to be something for everyone! As with all used books – and in particular our foreign language novels, these are sure to sell fast [...]

By September 25, 2015 Read More →
New Collection of Secondhand Classic Crime Titles!

New Collection of Secondhand Classic Crime Titles!

Charlie Byrne’s has built up an impressive collection of classic crime of late, perfect browsing for any fans of vintage sleuths!   This collection includes titles by Elizabeth Ferrars, Douglas Rutherford, Ngaio Marsh and Julian Symons making excellent additions to our already packed classic crime section. As books are secondhand and one off books, they [...]

By August 5, 2015 Read More →

Leabhair Ghaeilge

Ruaille Buaille

Ruaille Buaille

Tá cóipeanna de Ruaille Buaille gearrscéalta ghreannáin nua as an Ghaeilge  ar fáil againn anseo i Charlie Byrne’s anois. Tá scéalta ildathacha ann, iad greannmhar agus aisteach! Is cnuasach gearrscéalta ghreannáin é Ruaille Buaille mar an Dandy/Beano Annual ach mar formáid leabhar Asterix. Tá 36 leathanaigh le scéalta le Bob Byrne (2000ad agus Robots Don’t Cry), Alan [...]

By December 28, 2015 Read More →
Irish Language Literary Event

Irish Language Literary Event

Charlie Byrne’s are delighted to announce a special literary event which will showcase three new titles from Dalkey Archive Press and launch a long-awaited new collection of short stories by the award-winning writer Micheál Ó Conghaile.  Tá áthas ar Charlie Byrne’s a fhógairt go seolfaidh an Dr Louis de Paor an cnuasach nua gearrscéalta Diabhlaíocht Dé le [...]

By June 25, 2015 Read More →
An Eochair – The Key by Máirtín Ó Cadhain

An Eochair – The Key by Máirtín Ó Cadhain

Charlie Byrne’s has just received new dual language copies of Máirtín Ó Cadhain’s unique work, The Key/ An Eochair. In The Key/ An Eochair, one of Máirtín Ó Cadhain’s most kafkaesque novellas, J., a “paper Keeper,” accidentally traps himself in his office when his key breaks in the lock. The Key a mixture of satire, farce, [...]

By June 18, 2015 Read More →

Our Blog and Everything Else

New Shelves For Our Travel Section

New Shelves For Our Travel Section

Our travel section has had a bit of a re-vamp in our travel section with nice new floor to ceiling shelves! Make sure you pop in and check out our selection of secondhand and new travel books, or why not join our travel book club which meets on the last Thursday of every month led [...]

By January 29, 2016 Read More →
Slightly Foxed

Slightly Foxed

Charlie Byrne’s is delighted to become the first Irish stockist of Slightly Foxed a fantastic and witty literary quarterly that is a must read for any book-lover! Companionable and unstuffy, each quarter Slightly Foxed offers 96 entertainingly written and elegantly illustrated pages of personal recommendations for books that have influenced, touched or amused the people who write [...]

By January 19, 2016 Read More →
Tim Robinson: Connemara by Pat Collins DVD

Tim Robinson: Connemara by Pat Collins DVD

Charlie Byrne’s now has copies of the beautiful DVD Tim Robinson: Connemara by Pat Collins. Tim Robinson has been extensively mapping and studying Connemara for the last thirty years. His work has reached international recognition through publications such as Listening to the Wind, The Last Pool of Darkness and  A Little Gaelic Kingdom. Tim Robinson: [...]

By December 15, 2015 Read More →

New Books

Native Irish Dogs by Shane McCoy and Colin White

Native Irish Dogs by Shane McCoy and Colin White

Featuring a foreword by Sean Delmar of the Irish Kennel Club, Native Irish Dogs by Shane McCoy and Colin White is perfect for any dog lover. When it comes to dogs, Ireland boasts a broad and diverse range of breeds whose origins are uniquely Irish. From the iconic Irish Wolfhound to the lesser-known Glen of Imaal Terrier, [...]

By December 28, 2015 Read More →
Sea Gastronomy by Michael O’Meara

Sea Gastronomy by Michael O’Meara

Charlie Byrne’s now has signed copies of the ever popular Sea Gastronomy by Michael O’Meara a fantastic introductory guide to the fish and shellfish of the North Atlantic. Sea Gastronomy provides an encyclopaedic culinary study of the huge variety of fish and shellfish in the North Atlantic – an essential companion for any fish-lover’s kitchen! This 12 [...]

By December 28, 2015 Read More →
Orange Boy Blue by Julia Roddy

Orange Boy Blue by Julia Roddy

Following the successful launch of Julia Roddy’s Orange Boy Blue, writer and critic Eoghan Harris said ‘Orange Boy Blue should be on the English curriculum.’ Charlie Byrne’s has signed copies of this fantastic read available in store. Orange Boy Blue reveals what identity can do to ravish yet define a love that evolves during a war steeped in [...]

By December 17, 2015 Read More →

Children's Books

Create Your Own Alien Adventure by Andrew and Chris Judge

Create Your Own Alien Adventure by Andrew and Chris Judge

Do you have a budding author at home, who loves writing their own stories? Look no further than Create Your Own Alien Adventure by Andrew and Chris Judge! This is a new kind of adventure, you don’t just read it. You create it! Grab your pens and get ready to save the world from an alien invasion!! [...]

By January 29, 2016 Read More →
Inferno by Catherine Doyle

Inferno by Catherine Doyle

Our children’s section has just received copies Inferno, the second novel in the Blood For Blood trilogy by Galway native Catherine Doyle, following the success of her debut novel Vendetta. Sophie’s life has been turned upside down, and she’s determined to set things right. But Nic, the Falcone brother who represents everything she’s trying to forget, won’t give up on [...]

By January 29, 2016 Read More →
Rabbit & Bear; Rabbit’s Bad Habits by Julian Gough

Rabbit & Bear; Rabbit’s Bad Habits by Julian Gough

Our children’s section has a fantastic new addition in the form of Julian Gough’s first novel for children Rabbit’s Bad Habits. The first in the Rabbit & Bear series, Rabbit’s Bad Habits is the story of the unlikely friendship between a Bear who has awoken from hibernation early, and a know it all Rabbit with some odd [...]

By January 19, 2016 Read More →

Events

Launch of Ireland’s Guantanamo Granny by Margaretta D’Arcy

Launch of Ireland’s Guantanamo Granny by Margaretta D’Arcy

“She’s right y’know!” Charlie Byrne’s are delighted to host the launch of Margaretta D’Arcy’s personal account of her struggle to open a debate on the misuse of Shannon Airport. Ireland’s Guantanamo Granny will be launched at Charlie Byrne’s on Saturday the 6th of February at 3pm by Little John Nee. What’s a peace-loving Irish granny to do when [...]

By February 3, 2016 Read More →
Launch of Winter Pages by Kevin Barry

Launch of Winter Pages by Kevin Barry

Join us tomorrow Thursday the 10th of December at 6pm for the launch of the first Winter Pages Arts Anthology with Kevin Barry! Winter Pages 1 is the first volume of an annual arts anthology for Ireland and beyond. It offers stories, essays, reportage, photography and visual arts, along with craft interviews on film, theatre, television, music [...]

By December 9, 2015 Read More →
World Origami Day

World Origami Day

Charlie Byrne’s will host an Origami workshop and display as part of Origami World day on Saturday 7th November from 1pm to 4pm. Tom Cuffe, local Origami artist, will be on hand to show and fold for everyone on the day. This will be a hands on workshop and lots of paper will be provided [...]

By November 6, 2015 Read More →