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

Secondhand Agatha Christie Hardbacks

Secondhand Agatha Christie Hardbacks

We have limited copies of hardback Agatha Christie novels in store! Located in our classics section, we are fortunate enough to have some beautiful hardback copies of Agatha Christie’s vintage crime classics. Available from only €8, these beautiful classics are sure to fly off the shelves, make sure you grab them while you can! For [...]

By February 11, 2016 Read More →
Secondhand Suitcase of Classic and Irish Interest Titles

Secondhand Suitcase of Classic and Irish Interest Titles

We have some fantastic titles available in one of our secondhand suitcases! Located in our non-fiction and historical section, this secondhand suitcase is filled with single copies of one-off finds such as vintage covers of Hemmingway, Huxley, Steinbeck and Kafka. These books are sure to fly out the door, so make sure you grab them [...]

By February 11, 2016 Read More →
Secondhand Suitcase of Children’s Classics

Secondhand Suitcase of Children’s Classics

We have some interesting secondhand titles available in our children’s section! Found in our secondhand suitcase, these classics range from Just William Titles to Rupert the Bear, there are unusual hardback and paperback finds. Make sure you pop in and have a rummage through – you may just find a one-off gem! For more information [...]

By February 11, 2016 Read More →

Leabhair Ghaeilge

Sa Bhearna Bhaoil: Gaillimh 1913-1923 le Cormac Ó Comhraí

Sa Bhearna Bhaoil: Gaillimh 1913-1923 le Cormac Ó Comhraí

Charlie Byrne’s will be hosting the launch of Sa Bhearna Bhaoil: Gaillimh 1913-1923 by Cormac Ó Comhraí and published by Cló Iar-Chonnacht. Join us Thursday the 7th of April at 6:30 with special guest Márín Ní Ghadra. Bá mhór ag Cló Iar-Chonnacht agus Cormac Ó Comhraí do chuideachta nuair a sheolfaidh Máirín Ní Ghadra an [...]

By April 2, 2016 Read More →
An Leon, An Bandraoi agus An Prios Éadaigh

An Leon, An Bandraoi agus An Prios Éadaigh

Tá cóipeanna de An Leon, An Bandraoi agus Prios Éadaigh le C.S. Lewis ar fáil againn anseo i Charlie Byrne’s anois! Aistriúchán gleoite le hAntain Mac Lochlainn ar shaothar cáiliúil C.S. Lewis. Cuirtear ceathrar páistí amach as Londain le linn an Dara Cogadh Domhanda chun éalú ó na buamaí atá ag titim ar an chathair. Cuirtear go [...]

By March 15, 2016 Read More →
Dialann Dúradáín

Dialann Dúradáín

Tá Gaeilge ag Greg!!! Zú Wí Mama!!  D’aistrigh le Máirín Ni Mhárta, tá cóipeanna de Dialann Dúradáin le Jeff Kinney ar fáil againn anseo i Charlie Byrne’s anois! Níl sé éasca bheith óg agus beag agus is maith a thuigeann Greg Heffley an méid sin. Tá seisean caite isteach sa mheánscoil le daltaí atá níos [...]

By March 9, 2016 Read More →

Our Blog and Everything Else

Charlie Byrne’s Easter Opening Hours

Charlie Byrne’s Easter Opening Hours

  Charlie Byrne’s Easter Opening Hours:   St. Patrick’s Day Thursday 17th of March: CLOSED Friday 18th of March: 9am – 8pm Saturday 19th of March: 9am – 6pm Sunday 20th of March: 12pm – 6pm Monday 21st of March: 9am – 6pm Tuesday 22nd of March: 9am – 6pm Wednesday 23rd of March: 9am [...]

By March 16, 2016 Read More →
At It Again! Products at Charlie Byrne’s

At It Again! Products at Charlie Byrne’s

Charlie Byrne’s now stock a range of At It Again! products with everything from guidebooks to greetings cards, each with a hilarious literary twist. At it Again! love bringing Irish literature to life in a fresh and fun way. Their Romping Through Irish Literature series of playful pocket guides notebooks and prints takes you on [...]

By March 11, 2016 Read More →
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 →

New Books

The Hurley Maker’s Son by Patrick Deeley

The Hurley Maker’s Son by Patrick Deeley

New in at Charlie Byrne’s  Galway author Patrick Deeley’s latest novel, The Hurley Maker’s Son. Patrick Deeley’s train journey home to rural East Galway in autumn 1978 was a pilgrimage of grief: his giant of a father had been felled, the hurley-making workshop silenced. Patrick unfolds his childhood as a series of evocative moments, from [...]

By April 15, 2016 Read More →
Launch of Grandpa The Sniper by Frank Shouldice

Launch of Grandpa The Sniper by Frank Shouldice

Charlie Byrne’s will be hosting the launch of Grandpa the Sniper by Frank Shouldice, this Thursday the 10th of March at 6pm. It’s April, 1916. Dublin GAA footballer Frank Shouldice has just won the Croke Cup. It’s a big achievement, but he has other things on his mind. Two weeks after the final whistle he’s on a [...]

By March 9, 2016 Read More →
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 →

Children's Books

Irish Children’s Historical Fiction!

Irish Children’s Historical Fiction!

We have a fantastic selection of all things Irish in our children’s section, just in time to get you prepared for the 1916 centenary celebrations! It can often be hard to get kids interested in historical fiction but luckily children’s manager Ruth is here with her pick of the best in Irish children’s historical fiction on [...]

By March 23, 2016 Read More →
Easter Recommended Reading for Kids

Easter Recommended Reading for Kids

Extended Easter holidays are the perfect chance to get kids reading! With this in mind, our children’s section manager Ruth has put together a whole shelf of recommended books to keep kids busy during the holidays.  For teenagers and young adults we have, One by Sarah Crossan, My Name’s Not Friday by Jon Walter, Uglies by [...]

By March 23, 2016 Read More →
Oasis by Eilís Barrett

Oasis by Eilís Barrett

Coming highly recommended from our Children’s section manager Ruth, Oasis is the first novel of 16 year old Galway author Eilís Barrett. Perfect for fans of The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins or Divergent by Veronica Roth, Oasis is a page-turning dystopia that will keep you gripped. In the near future, a virus will drive humankind to [...]

By March 22, 2016 Read More →

Events

Cúirt Events Sunday the 24th of April 2016

Cúirt Events Sunday the 24th of April 2016

Cuirt International Festival of Literature events for Sunday the 24th of April: ‘The Long Gaze Back’ Panel Discussion Town Hall Theatre Galway (2pm) ‘Women Objects; Leading the Disruptions, Inspirations, Aspirations’ Town Hall Theatre Galway (3:15pm) ‘Far From Literature We Were Reared’ Roisin Dubh (8pm) ‘Bardess at Brunch’ The King’s Head Galway (12 noon) Cúirt Labs [...]

By April 20, 2016 Read More →
Cúirt Events Saturday the 23rd of April 2016

Cúirt Events Saturday the 23rd of April 2016

Cuirt International Festival of Literature events for Saturday the 23rd of April: Cúirt Labs with Juno Dawson, Shona Shirley MacDonald, Aistear, Simon Van Booy, Selina Nwulu, Charles Bock, Sarah Maria Griffin, The Sky Babies, Youth Forum, Galway Community Circus and Furbo ‘Taste’ Roisin Dubh (3pm) ‘Fís na Fuiseoige’ An Taibhdhearc (11am) ‘Songs from a Room’ [...]

By April 20, 2016 Read More →
Cúirt Events Friday the 22nd of April 2016

Cúirt Events Friday the 22nd of April 2016

Cúirt International Festival of Literature events for Friday the 22nd of April: ‘Songs from a Room’ Johnny Duham The King’s Head Galway (1pm) Cúirt in the Latin Quarter Cupán Tae Galway(11am) Cúirt in the Latin Quarter McDonagh’s Fish and Chips (4pm) ‘Poems of Patience’ Colette Bryce University College Hospital (11am) Kirsty Logan and Joanna Walsh Town Hall [...]

By April 20, 2016 Read More →