Bargain Books

The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

New in on bargain book and highly recommended by John is The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton. It is 1866 and Walter Moody has come to stake his claim in New Zealand’s gold rush. On the stormy night of his arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of twelve local men who have met in secret [...]

By September 21, 2016 Read More →
Adult Colouring Books!

Adult Colouring Books!

We’ve got some fantastic new adult colouring books at bargain prices in our health and spirituality section! Grab your colouring pencils and get creative with these coloring books on the themes of mindfulness, relaxation, meditation and mandalas – all for the bargain price of €6! If you haven’t given into the trend, now is your [...]

By September 8, 2016 Read More →
The Library of America

The Library of America

We have a fantastic display of hardback American literature in store. These beautiful hardbacks are priced from €10-€15 and include the collected works of Mark Twain, Edgar Allen Poe, Frederick Douglas and Harriet Beecher Stowe. Perfect for students of American Literature! For more information, or to reserve a copy, simply contact us. **Please always check [...]

By September 8, 2016 Read More →

Local Interest Books

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 →
On Raglan Road; Great Irish Love Songs and the Women who Inspired Them by Gerry Hanberry

On Raglan Road; Great Irish Love Songs and the Women who Inspired Them by Gerry Hanberry

New in store this week is On Raglan Road; Great Irish Love Songs and the Women who Inspired Them by local author Gerry Hanberry.  This lively collection uncovers for the first time how the best Irish love songs came to be. This is for anyone who ever wondered who the ‘Galway Girl‘ was, or if [...]

By September 21, 2016 Read More →
Beyond The Spotlight by Alan Murphy

Beyond The Spotlight by Alan Murphy

New in store is Beyond the Spotlight by Galway Bay FM radio host, Alan Murphy. Beyond the Spotlight is your VIP ticket to the world of fame and celebrity. It will transport you right in the middle of the elusive showbiz scene and give you unlimited access to the biggest stars on the planet. Written [...]

By September 20, 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

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

Ever-Expanding Sci-Fi, Comic and Graphic Novel Section

Ever-Expanding Sci-Fi, Comic and Graphic Novel Section

Our Sci-Fi section has expanded once again! Now in addition to two full shelves packed with all the best sci-fi reads lovingly curated by Michaela, we also have a full shelf of comic books and graphic novels! Make sure you pop in for a browse, as these comic books and graphic novels are all available [...]

By September 21, 2016 Read More →
New Shelves!

New Shelves!

We’ve got some beautiful new large format shelves in our non-fiction section! Make sure you pop in and check out the fantastic mix, of art, craft and photography books on display, we certainly think it brightens the section up a bit!  

By September 21, 2016 Read More →
Change in closing time Wednesday the 21st of September

Change in closing time Wednesday the 21st of September

Please note that Charlie Byrne’s will close at the earlier time of 5pm on Wednesday the 21st of September 2016 due to essential maintenance work. Make sure you pop in before five to avoid disappointment!

By September 20, 2016 Read More →

New Books

All We Shall Know by Donal Ryan

All We Shall Know by Donal Ryan

Brand new in store is Donal Ryan’s highly anticipated latest novel All We Shall Know. ‘Martin Toppy is the son of a famous Traveller and the father of my unborn child. He’s seventeen, and I’m thirty-three. I was his teacher. I’d have killed myself by now if I was brave enough. I don’t think it [...]

By September 21, 2016 Read More →
All Through the Night by Marie Heaney

All Through the Night by Marie Heaney

New in stock is All Through the Night, a collection of night poems and lullabies beautifully curated and edited by Marie Heaney and featuring illustrations by Paula McGloin. All Through the Night is a collection of moving and evocative night poems for all stages of life. Lullabies and other poems relating to children and parenting [...]

By September 21, 2016 Read More →
Nutshell by Ian McEwan

Nutshell by Ian McEwan

Brand new in store is the highly anticipated Nutshell by Ian McEwan. Trudy has betrayed her husband, John. She’s still in the marital home – a dilapidated, priceless London townhouse – but John’s not here. Instead, she’s with his brother, the profoundly banal Claude and the two of them have a plan. But there is [...]

By September 8, 2016 Read More →

Children's Books

The Book of Shadows by E.R. Murray

The Book of Shadows by E.R. Murray

New in store and highly anticipated by some of our local readers is the second book in the Nine Lives Trilogy, The Book of Shadows by E.R. Murray , the exciting follow-up to the Dublin UNESCO City of Literature Citywide Read 2016, The Book of Learning. It’s two months since Ebony Smart saved herself and The [...]

By September 21, 2016 Read More →
Storytime at 126 Gallery

Storytime at 126 Gallery

Storytime is going on tour! As part of Culture Night 2016, Ruth will be doing a pop-up storytime at 126 Gallery! Join us from 5pm this Friday the 16th of September for all your storytime favourites in the beautiful setting of the 126 Gallery. Snacks will be provided and grown-ups can check out Things, an [...]

By September 16, 2016 Read More →
A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston

A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston

New in store and highly anticipated in the world of children’s books is the beautiful collaboration A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston. I am a child of Books. I come from a World of Stories. A little girl, a child of books, sails her raft across a sea of words and [...]

By September 8, 2016 Read More →

Events

Travels with Tom Crean Antarctic Explorer by Aidan Dooley with Aileen O’Brien

Travels with Tom Crean Antarctic Explorer by Aidan Dooley with Aileen O’Brien

Charlie Byrne’s is delighted to host the launch of Travels with Tom Crean Antarctic Explorer by Aidan Dooley with Aileen O’Brien at 6pm Friday the 23rd of September. This book will be launched by author and journalist Lorna Siggins. Two men; Tom Crean, the Kerryman, whose phenomenal feats of  bravery in the unexplored Antarctic earned [...]

By September 21, 2016 Read More →
Culture Night at Charlie Byrne’s 2016

Culture Night at Charlie Byrne’s 2016

Charlie Byrne’s will host our traditional literary extravaganza for Culture Night 2016! Join us from 6pm for a vast display of local talent featuring readings from every Galway author who has published a book this year. Encompassing, fiction, non-fiction, poetry and in a variety of languages.  Concurrent with this event, our very own Vinny Browne [...]

By September 14, 2016 Read More →
Teddy Bear’s Picnic Storytime!

Teddy Bear’s Picnic Storytime!

If you go down to Charlie Byrne’s today you’re sure of a big surprise… Join us for one of our very special Teddy Bear’s Picnic Storytime sessions to say goodbye to the summer and celebrate the exciting school year ahead! Storytime will take place as usual at 11am  this Saturday the 3rd of September in [...]

By August 31, 2016 Read More →