Bargain Books

The Beatles Solo by Mat Snow

The Beatles Solo by Mat Snow

A perfect gift (or treat for yourself) for Beatles fans is The Beatles Solo by Mat Snow. The Beatles Solo is a stunning gift set containing four books – each one documenting the solo careers and personal lives of John, Paul, George and Ringo. Loaded with photos, you’ll see a solo image of everything from [...]

By August 11, 2016 Read More →
Bargain Music Titles!

Bargain Music Titles!

Mike has put together another fantastic display of music based titles! With prices ranging from €7-€15, we have books on everyone from Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan, The Smiths and much, much more! Perfect for any music fans out there! For more information, or to reserve a copy, simply contact us.  

By August 11, 2016 Read More →
Skylight by José Saramago

Skylight by José Saramago

New in on bargain book is Skylight by José Saramago translated by Margaret Jull Costa. Called by its author “the book lost and found in time,” Skylight is one of José Saramago’s earliest novels. The manuscript languished for decades in a publisher’s office in Lisbon and is only now being published in English. Lisbon, late [...]

By August 11, 2016 Read More →

Local Interest Books

Joyce County; Galway and James Joyce by Ray Burke

Joyce County; Galway and James Joyce by Ray Burke

New in store is Ray Burke’s latest exploration of James Joyce’s relationship with Galway. Joyce County; Galway and James Joyce is a fantastic new exploration into the world of Joyce and his Galway associations. ‘My wife is from Galway city,’ James Joyce told a London literary agent in 1918 when his writings began to attract [...]

By August 11, 2016 Read More →
Gone the Way of Truth; Historic Graves of Galway

Gone the Way of Truth; Historic Graves of Galway

Charlie Byrne’s will be hosting the launch of Gone the Way of Truth; Historic Graves of Galway by Rónán Gearóid Ó Domhnaill at 6pm sharp this Friday the 20th of May. Gone the Way of Truth is a journey  through Galway’s rich and varied past illustrated by graves of note. The gravestones themselves are monuments [...]

By May 18, 2016 Read More →
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 →

Signings

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 →
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 →

Secondhand Books

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 →
Hardback Secondhand Books

Hardback Secondhand Books

We have some beautiful editions of some fantastic modern classics available in store. With books including Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut, Cat’s Eye by Margaret Atwood, Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell, a collection of short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald and much, much more! With prices ranging from €12-€25, these are single [...]

By July 14, 2016 Read More →
Vintage Annuals

Vintage Annuals

We’ve got some fantastic vintage annuals in stock, perfect for a trip down memory lane! Our beautiful collection of hardback annuals includes issues  of Bunty, Mandy, Jackie, Hi, Debbie, Shooter, Girls and Boys and much more – many dating back to the 1970s! These annuals would make a fantastic gift or just an amusing window [...]

By May 25, 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

Fantastic Fiction Window Display!

Fantastic Fiction Window Display!

Check out Michaela’s latest window display featuring all our best new fiction titles! We’ve got loads of great bargain fiction in stock, from David Foster Wallace to Oscar Wilde, from Mikhail Bulgakov to Irvine Welsh – you’re sure to find something for your final summer read!

By August 11, 2016 Read More →
Galway Races Window

Galway Races Window

Check out our Galway Races themed window by Michaela! As well as featuring a horse mask that will haunt your nightmares, this week’s window also features a beautiful hat by Stephanie Healy Designs and a fantastic portrait of racehorse trainer Jim Culloty by local artist Dolores Lyne.

By July 27, 2016 Read More →
Wainright Golden Bear Prize for Nature Writing

Wainright Golden Bear Prize for Nature Writing

Check out David’s display of the shortlist for the Wainright Golden Bear Prize for Nature Writing. Books included on the shortlist are The Fish Ladder by Katharine Norbury, Landmarks by Robert MacFarlane, Common Ground by Rob Cowen, The Moth Snowstorm by Michael McCarthy and The Shepherd’s Life by James Rebanks. We also have copies of [...]

By July 21, 2016 Read More →

New Books

The Whiskeys of Ireland by Peter Mulryan

The Whiskeys of Ireland by Peter Mulryan

New in store just in time for the weekend is The Whiskeys of Ireland by Peter Mulryan. ‘Whiskey: Irish for droplets of pure pleasure’ WB Yeats Ireland is the true home of whiskey. This book charts the history of uisce beatha – the water of life – from the early experiments of medieval monks, through [...]

By August 11, 2016 Read More →
Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler

Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler

New in at Charlie Byrne’s is Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler, a thoroughly modern re-telling of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. Kate Battista is feeling stuck. How did she end up running house and home for her eccentric scientist father and uppity, pretty younger sister Bunny? Plus, she’s always in trouble at work – her [...]

By July 27, 2016 Read More →
Beast by Paul Kingsnorth

Beast by Paul Kingsnorth

New in at Charlie Byrne’s is the new novel from the prize winning author of The Wake, Paul Kingsnorth. Beast is a vivid exploration of isolation, courage and the search for truth. ‘Come to a place like this… and you will understand  soon enough that this world is a great animal alive and breathing.’ Beast plunges you into the [...]

By July 14, 2016 Read More →

Children's Books

Sale in our Children’s Section!

Sale in our Children’s Section!

We’ve got a fantastic sale in our children’s section for one week only! Reduced titles range from €5 to just 50 cent and are fantastic value for great titles! We have everything from baby board books to teen fiction in our sale section, make sure you check out the titles on display at the front [...]

By August 11, 2016 Read More →
The Weight of Water by Sarah Crossan

The Weight of Water by Sarah Crossan

We now have The Weight of Water by Sarah Crossan in stock on bargain book! Armed with a suitcase and an old laundry bag, Kasienka and her mother head for England. Life is lonely for Kasienka. At home her mother’s heart is breaking; at school friends are scarce. But when someone special swims into her [...]

By August 11, 2016 Read More →
Bargain Mo Willems Books!

Bargain Mo Willems Books!

We have storytime favourite Mo Willems’ Pigeon series available on bargain book! The Pigeon really, really, REALLY wants a puppy. Do you think it’s a good idea? It’s getting dark, but the Pigeon won’t go to bed! will you let him stay up late? The Pigeon is filthy! DO you think he should take a [...]

By August 10, 2016 Read More →

Events

Paul Kingsnorth Event at Charlie Byrne’s

Paul Kingsnorth Event at Charlie Byrne’s

“Come to a place like this and you will understand soon enough that this world is a great animal, alive and breathing” Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop is delighted to announce an evening with the writer Paul Kingsnorth. Come to Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop at 6pm on the 9th of September for a fantastic evening with the writer Paul Kingsnorth, who will [...]

By August 31, 2016 Read More →
Harry Potter Celebrations!

Harry Potter Celebrations!

I solemnly swear that I am up to no good… It’s that time of year again! To celebrate the release of Harry Potter and The Cursed Child we will be having a very special Harry Potter Day this Saturday the 30th of July! As we are unable to host a midnight opening to launch The [...]

By July 27, 2016 Read More →
The Fox and the Scorpion Meet Cold Turkey by Carl J. Ashley

The Fox and the Scorpion Meet Cold Turkey by Carl J. Ashley

Charlie Byrne’s will host the launch of The Fox and the Scorpion Meet Cold Turkey by Carl J. Ashley on Friday the 15th of July  at 6pm. Following on from the successful online poetry page, entitled Carl’s Corner, his next book, entitled The Fox and the Scorpion Meet Cold Turkey is likely to be met [...]

By July 14, 2016 Read More →