Bargain Books

Bargain Flann O’Brien

Bargain Flann O’Brien

Now in store, bargain books by Flann O’Brien, The Best of Myles and The Dalkey Archive. About The Best of Myles ‘Brilliant, morosely inventive comic turns devoted to O’Brien’s favourite topics: the literary life, the Gaelic Revival, civil service bureaucracy, booze and its discontents’ Observer From 1940 until his death in 1966, Flann O’Brien, under [...]

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The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

Newly available on bargain book is The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell. Following a scalding row with her mother, fifteen-year-old Holly Sykes slams the door on her old life. But Holly is no typical teenage runaway: a sensitive child once contacted by voices she knew only as “the radio people,” Holly is a lightning rod [...]

By November 19, 2016 Read More →
Bargain Archaeology Books

Bargain Archaeology Books

Archaeology fanatics make sure you check out our fantastic display of bargain Archaeology books selected by Charlie. Covering topics from the neolithic period to examining research and priced from €12-€15, these are perfect for experienced and novice archaeologists alike. For more information, or to reserve a copy, simply contact us. **Please check the date on [...]

By September 28, 2016 Read More →

Local Interest Books

Father Browne’s Photography Books

Father Browne’s Photography Books

Newly available on bargain books are Father Browne’s Kerry and Father Browne’s Laois collections of photographs. About Father Browne’s Laois Father Browne, ‘Ireland’s greatest documentary photographer’ according to The Irish Times, lived for in Emo, County Laois, for twenty-eight years, where he had his homemade photo laboratory and where he perfected the art which he [...]

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Pedal the Planet by Breifne Earley

Pedal the Planet by Breifne Earley

New in store is the inspiring true story of Breifne Earley in  Pedal the Planet. In October 2010, stuck in a negative work environment, severely overweight, single and feeling the world would be better of without him, Breifne Earley made the decision to end his own life. Less than five years later he was first [...]

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Headcase by John Walsh

Headcase by John Walsh

New in stock this week is Headcase by John Walsh, a true story of life, love, medical miracles and battling against the odds. John Walsh was living his dream life when his world came crashing down around him. Diagnosed with a rare and aggressive brain tumour at age 23, he has since battled several reoccurances [...]

By September 21, 2016 Read More →

Signings

How are things in Connemara? by Bill Heaney

How are things in Connemara? by Bill Heaney

Charlie Byrne’s was delighted to receive signed copies of How are Things in Connemara by Bill Heaney, who kindly called in to sign a few of his fantastic books for us. Coming highly recommended by Philly, this book makes for an extremely interesting read. Poets, film stars, footballers, diplomats, soldiers, sailors, royalty an ordinary folk [...]

By September 28, 2016 Read More →
Eva’s Journey by Bernadette Joyce

Eva’s Journey by Bernadette Joyce

Charlie Byrne’s has just received signed copies of Eva’s Journey by Bernadette Joyce. Eva’s journey begins as an eight-year-old in a dysfunctional childhood in a fear-filled era of Chilean history. Born into poverty, her life is shaped by her grandfather’s disappearance under Pinochet’s dictatorship. She leaves home at a young age and moves from place [...]

By May 19, 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 →

Secondhand Books

Secondhand Pulp Fiction

Secondhand Pulp Fiction

We’ve got a variety of secondhand pulp fiction in lots of corners of the shop!  Current titles include  Man in the Dark, The Chinese Room, Secrets of Suez and Place Called Estherville. Make sure you pop in for the chance of grabbing a €3 or €4 bargain! For more information, or to reserve a copy, [...]

By September 8, 2016 Read More →
Secondhand Suitcase of Greek Mythology and Classics

Secondhand Suitcase of Greek Mythology and Classics

Make sure you check out our secondhand suitcases in our non-fiction section for some fantastic Greek mythology and classics paperback! All paperbacks are priced between €3-€4 and would be perfect for students on a budget! For more information, or to reserve a copy, simply contact us. **Please check the date on posts about bargain or [...]

By September 8, 2016 Read More →
Hardback Leatherbound Classics

Hardback Leatherbound Classics

We have some beautiful secondhand leatherbound classics available in stock. Titles include Crime and Punishment, Wuthering Heights, Pride and Prejudice, The Divine Comedy and much more! With only single copies available these are sure to fly off the shelves! For more information, or to reserve a copy, simply contact us. *Always CHECK THE DATE on [...]

By July 21, 2016 Read More →

Leabhair Ghaeilge

Leabhar na hAthghabhála; Poems of Repossession Edited by Louis De Paor

Leabhar na hAthghabhála; Poems of Repossession Edited by Louis De Paor

Tá cóipeanna de  Leabhar na hAthghabhála; Poems of Repossession le Louis de Paor ar fáil againn anseo i Charlie Byrne’s anois. Leabhar na hAthghabhála; Poems of Repossession edited by Louis de Paor, is the first comprehensive critical anthology of modern poetry in Irish with English translations. It forms a sequel to Seán Tuama and Thomas Kinsella’s pioneering [...]

By June 10, 2016 Read More →
Labharfad Le Cách; I Will Speak to You All by Peig Sayers

Labharfad Le Cách; I Will Speak to You All by Peig Sayers

Tá cóipeanna de Labharfad Le Cách; I Will Speak to You All  le Peig Sayers ar fáil againn anseo i Charlie Byrne’s anois. Bhí Peig Sayers ar dhuine de na seanchaithe ba mhó cáil in Éirinn. Rugadh i mBaile an Bhiocáire, Dún Chaoin, Chontae Chiarraí í, i 1873. Phós Peigh isteach san Oileán, An Blascaod, agus anseo [...]

By June 10, 2016 Read More →
Úrscealta Grafacha

Úrscealta Grafacha

Tá cóipeanna Úrscealta Grafacha ar fáil againn anseo i Charlie Byrne’s anois. Mar shampla, Deirdre agus Mic Uisnigh, An Teachtaire agus An Béal Bocht. Deirdre agus Mic Uisnigh le Colmán Ó Raghallaigh, Barry Reynolds agus Audrey O’Brien “Slad agus Sléacht a bbeas in Uladh de bharr an linbh seo… éad gan chuimse de bharr a [...]

By May 10, 2016 Read More →

Our Blog and Everything Else

St Patrick’s Day 2017 Opening times

St Patrick’s Day 2017 Opening times

This year we are open on St Patrick’s Day ! We will welcome you in the shop from 11 am to 5 pm.

By March 13, 2017 Read More →
The month of La Francophonie

The month of La Francophonie

Each year, March is the month of La Francophonie, which celebrates French language and culture ! The perfect occasion to discover or rediscover a French author, rising star, well-established or all time classic. Here is a small selection of what you can currently find in the shop !  

By March 6, 2017 Read More →
Christmas 2016 Opening Hours

Christmas 2016 Opening Hours

To avoid disappointment this Christmas season, please take note of the changes in our Christmas opening hours. Tuesday 20th of December – Friday 23rd of December 9am – 8pm Saturday 24th of December – 9am – 4pm (Warehouse closed all day) Christmas Day – Closed St. Stephen’s Day – Closed Tuesday the 27th of December [...]

By December 20, 2016 Read More →

New Books

The Essential Wendell Berry

The Essential Wendell Berry

New in store is The World-Ending Fire, The Essential of Wendell Berry, selected and introduced by Paul Kingsnorth. ‘He is unlike anybody else writing today … After Donald Trump’s election, we urgently need to rediscover the best of radical America. An essential part of that story is Wendell Berry. Few of us can live, or [...]

By March 6, 2017 Read More →
Istanbul, A Tale of Three Cities

Istanbul, A Tale of Three Cities

Brand new in stock is Istanbul, A Tale of Three Cities by Bettany Hughes, award-winning historian author and broadcaster. Istanbul has always been a place where stories and histories collide and crackle, where narrative and perception is as potent as hard, historical fact. From the Qu’ran to Shakespeare, this city with three names – Byzantium, [...]

By March 6, 2017 Read More →
A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women

A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women

New in store is A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women, Essays on Art, Sex and the Mind by Siri Hustvedt, author of What I Loved. As well as being a prize-winning novelist, Siri Hustvedt is highly regarded for her insights in the fields of neurology, feminism, art criticism and philosophy. Believing passionately that the arts [...]

By March 6, 2017 Read More →

Children's Books

Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven

Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven

New in our children’s section just in time for your Christmas wishlist is Holding up the Universe by Jennifer Niven. Everyone thinks they know Libby Strout, but no one’s ever looked past her weight to see who she really is. Since her mum’s death, Libby’s been hiding but now she’s ready for high school. She [...]

By November 19, 2016 Read More →
The Midnight Gang by David Walliams

The Midnight Gang by David Walliams

New in our children’s section just in time for Christmas wishlists is The Midnight Gang by David Walliams. Welcome to The Midnight Gang! Midnight is the time when most children are fast asleep, except of course for The Midnight Gang! That is when their adventures are just beginning… When the clock strikes midnight most children [...]

By November 19, 2016 Read More →
Charlie Byrne’s Big Book Show!

Charlie Byrne’s Big Book Show!

Are you overwhelmed with the choices of books for children this Christmas? Are you looking for some great gift recommendations? Charlie Byrne’s can help! Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop is hosting our first ever Big Book Show! The Big Book Show aims to encourage grown-ups to give the gift of a book this Christmas and to help [...]

By November 17, 2016 Read More →

Events

Launch of About Being Normal by Desmond Fennell

Launch of About Being Normal by Desmond Fennell

  Join us this Friday the 24th of March at 6 pm for the launch of About Being Normal: My life in Abnormal Circumstances by Desmond Fennell, published by The Somerville Press. As author of many books on Irish and European matters and as a journalist, Desmond Fennell has been a major force in Irish [...]

By March 21, 2017 Read More →
Launch of Coming Home by Michael McCaughan

Launch of Coming Home by Michael McCaughan

Join us this Thursday the 16th of March at 6.30 pm for the launch of Coming Home, One Man’s Return to the Irish Language by Michael McCaughan ! ‘Some part of me believed I would become a more complete person if I spoke Irish, more in tune with my roots, my identity, my very being.’ [...]

By March 13, 2017 Read More →
Launch of Washing Windows? Irish Women Write Poetry

Launch of Washing Windows? Irish Women Write Poetry

Join us for a very special International Women’s Day event ! Wednesday the 8th of March at 6.30pm, we will be launching Washing Windows? Irish Women Write Poetry, published by Arlen House. This anthology is a snapshot of the contemporary writing scene among Irish women who write poetry, and is compiled in honour of the [...]

By March 1, 2017 Read More →