Bargain Books

Comics at Bargain Prices!

Comics at Bargain Prices!

Attention Galway comic fans we have tons of fantastic comics available at bargain prices! With comics including Deadpool, The X-Men, Thor and even Dexter all ranging from €8-€10 these are sure to fly of the shelf so make sure you grab them while you can! For more information, or to reserve a copy, simply contact [...]

By July 1, 2016 Read More →
Music Books

Music Books

Mike has created a fantastic display of music books for all you music fans just in time for festival season! We have bargain titles on everyone from David Bowie, Johnny Cash, Queen, REM, Ed Sheeran, Edith Piaf and much, much more. With prices ranging from €8-€15, they’re sure to fly off the shelf so make [...]

By June 16, 2016 Read More →
The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

  New on bargain book is The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall. Coming highly recommended from Megan, who loved this book so much we found her hiding in the kitchen to finish it, this is definitely a page-turner. This is a heartbreaking story of lesbian love, loss and isolation from one of the great [...]

By June 15, 2016 Read More →

Local Interest Books

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 →
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 →

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

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 →
Vintage Hardback Classic Children’s Books

Vintage Hardback Classic Children’s Books

Fans of vintage children’s books take note! We have a beautiful new collection of second-hand American hardback books including American editions of Harry Potter, Nancy Drew, The Hardy Boys, Anne of Green Gables and The Bobbsy Twins! As with all secondhand books, once it’s gone, it’s gone so be sure to call in and grab [...]

By May 25, 2016 Read More →
Secondhand and First Edition Steinbecks!

Secondhand and First Edition Steinbecks!

Charlie Byrne’s has just received some beautiful new secondhand copies of John Steinbeck’s work.  Titles include East of Eden, The Wayward Bus, Sweet Thursday, Of Mice and Men, The Moon is Down, Grapes of Wrath, as well as a collection of Short Stories. As with all secondhand books, we only have one copy of each, [...]

By May 17, 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

Bloomsday Window

Bloomsday Window

Happy Bloomsday! Today we’re celebrating all things Joyce – check out these fantastic finds in Michaela’s Bloomsday themed window! Bloomsday celebrates the day on which the action of James Joyce’s novel Ulysses takes place, 16 June 1904, the day on which (we believe) Joyce first went out with his future wife, Nora Barnacle. The day is named [...]

By June 16, 2016 Read More →
Charlie Byrne’s Staff Picks of the Week 13/06/16

Charlie Byrne’s Staff Picks of the Week 13/06/16

Charlie Byrne’s Staff picks of the week the 13th of June 2016. Where I’m Reading by Tim Parks, Nothing Tastes as Good by Claire Hennessy, The Brethren by Robert Merle, The Gin Closet Leslie Jamison, Mystery Train Greil Marcus, The Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell and The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor by [...]

By June 14, 2016 Read More →
Supporting Galway 2020!

Supporting Galway 2020!

We’re backing the Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture bid all over the shop! Ahead of the Jury’s final visit to Galway on July 11th, we’ve pulled out all the stops! We’ve got a fantastic window display by Phillida of talented Galway writers and Galway interest titles. In our children’s section we’ve got a selection [...]

By June 14, 2016 Read More →

New Books

Peirene Press Collection

Peirene Press Collection

In celebration of European Literature Night, we have a fantastic collection of the best  contemporary European Literature from Peirene Press. Peirene Press is an award-winning boutique publishing house with an extra twist, based in London. They are committed to first class European literature in high-quality translation. Their books are beautifully designed paperback editions, using only [...]

By May 17, 2016 Read More →
Solar Bones by Mike McCormack

Solar Bones by Mike McCormack

Coming highly recommended from Vinny, new in at Charlie Byrne’s is Mike McCormack’s fantastic new novel Solar Bones published by Tramp Press. “The Angelus bell ringing out over its villages and townlands, over the fields and hills and bogs in between, six chimes of three across a minute and a half, a summons struck on [...]

By May 7, 2016 Read More →
Under the Wild Sky by Mary Ryan

Under the Wild Sky by Mary Ryan

New in at Charlie Byrne’s, we have signed copies of Mary Ryan’s latest novel Under the Wild Sky, a saga of love and ware in revolutionary Ireland. After centuries of oppression, trouble is fermenting in Ireland. As anti-English sentiment builds, trainee teacher Ellen Healy falls in love with Guy Forrister, a cadet in the British [...]

By May 7, 2016 Read More →

Children's Books

Gold by Geraldine Mills

Gold by Geraldine Mills

New in at Charlie Byrne’s is Gold by Galway author Geraldine Mills. Geraldine Mills has been a poet and short story writer for many years, this is her first novel and her first work for children which has already been receiving positive reviews! Starn and Esper live in a silent, ashen world that has been [...]

By July 1, 2016 Read More →
Where’s Wally Colouring Challenge!!

Where’s Wally Colouring Challenge!!

Where’s Wally, the popular children’s book character in a red-and-white bobble hat, striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is once again travelling the country, including a visit to Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop in Galway! Join us tomorrow Saturday June 25th at 11am in our children’s section for a very special Where’s Wally themed story time! As well as [...]

By June 24, 2016 Read More →
Zoella Book Club

Zoella Book Club

At Charlie Byrne’s we are passionate about encouraging reading among children, teens and young adults. We host regular storytimes and book clubs and our children’s section manager Ruth is always on hand to offer a good recommendation. We were delighted to hear Youtube sensation Zoella had plans to start her own book club in order [...]

By June 16, 2016 Read More →

Events

The Windows of Graceland by Martina Evans Launch

The Windows of Graceland by Martina Evans Launch

Charlie Byrne’s will host the launch of The Windows of Graceland by Martina Evans on Friday the 1st of July at 6pm. The windows of Graceland gathers the cream of the crop from Martina Evans’  five previous collections of poetry, brought up to date by a selection of new and unpublished work. The earliest poems date [...]

By July 1, 2016 Read More →
Where’s Wally Colouring Challenge!!

Where’s Wally Colouring Challenge!!

Where’s Wally, the popular children’s book character in a red-and-white bobble hat, striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is once again travelling the country, including a visit to Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop in Galway! Join us tomorrow Saturday June 25th at 11am in our children’s section for a very special Where’s Wally themed story time! As well as [...]

By June 24, 2016 Read More →
Sentenced to Death; Saved From the Gallows by Colm Wallace

Sentenced to Death; Saved From the Gallows by Colm Wallace

Charlie Byrne’s will be hosting the launch of Sentenced to Death; Saved From the Gallows by Colm Wallace at 6:30pm on Friday the 17th of June. This book will be launched by TD Éamon Ó Cuív. Ireland has had a bitter history of capital punishment. Long before we became a nation, the British had used [...]

By June 14, 2016 Read More →