Bargain Books

Christmas Ideas!

Christmas Ideas!

We’ve made Christmas shopping really easy for you with these snazzy ready made Christmas packages of books. Some nice options there – we might even get some for ourselves!

By November 29, 2018 Read More →
Earthsea – Ursula K. Le Guin

Earthsea – Ursula K. Le Guin

Described by The Observer as ‘One of the Major Works of Fantasy in this century’, Earthsea – The First Four Books, by Ursula K. Le Guin is an epic fantasy tale which follows Ged to the School of Wizards on Ruke. There he learns the true way of magic and proves himself to be a [...]

By November 27, 2018 Read More →
So Long, See You Tomorrow – William Maxwell

So Long, See You Tomorrow – William Maxwell

Novellas are making a comeback and this classic North American novella, So Long, See You Tomorrow, by William Maxwell, was first published in two parts in The New Yorker in 1979. On a winter morning in the 1920s, a shot rings out on a farm in rural Illinois. A man named Lloyd Wilson has been killed. [...]

By November 27, 2018 Read More →

Local Interest Books

The Man Who was Never Knocked Down – Launch – December 12th

The Man Who was Never Knocked Down – Launch – December 12th

We are delighted to launch ‘The Man Who Was Never Knocked Down’ on Wednesday December 12th 2018 at 6.30pm here in Charlie Byrne’s. Author Ronán Mac Con Iomaire will attend. The book is about the life of the boxer Sean Mannion and he will also attend the launch. There will be a live Q & [...]

By December 5, 2018 Read More →
Maamtrasna Murders – Margaret Kelleher

Maamtrasna Murders – Margaret Kelleher

From L – R – Margaret Kelleher and Jane Gilmore Margaret Kelleher called in today to sign some copies of her book, Maamtrasna Murders. Available in-store for e20.

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Photos from Gratias Launch

Photos from Gratias Launch

Great launch tonight of John Quinn’s Gratias by Veritas press. Thanks to Joe Connolly for a quintessentially rousing speech! The book is available in-store for e15.  

By November 29, 2018 Read More →

Signings

On Raglan Road – Gerard Hanberry

On Raglan Road – Gerard Hanberry

Gerry Hanberry called in today to sign copies of his book, ‘On Raglan Road’. The book looks at the famous Irish song and the woman who inspired it.

By December 20, 2018 Read More →
No Tears Left – Biafra to Bosnia – Dom Colbert

No Tears Left – Biafra to Bosnia – Dom Colbert

Thanks to Dom Colbert for calling in this week to sign copies of his new book, ‘No Tears Left – Biafra to Bosnia – Further Memories of an Irish Doctor Abroad’, published by Orpen Press.

By December 20, 2018 Read More →
Killer City – Rita Ann HIggins – Signed Copies Available

Killer City – Rita Ann HIggins – Signed Copies Available

Thanks Rita Ann Higgins for calling in today to sign more copies of ‘Killer City’, published by Salmon Poetry, Available in-store for e12.

By December 11, 2018 Read More →

Secondhand Books

Old skool school books

Old skool school books

We have a lovely selection of old school books in the shop at the moment such as: The History of Ireland -Illustrated Ireland – From AD 800 to AD 1600 An Máthair – Pádraic MacPiarais Come in for a trip down memory lane!    

By January 17, 2019 Read More →
Classic Collectors

Classic Collectors

We’ve a new shelf of classics including The Early Novels of Virginia Woolf.  

By November 29, 2018 Read More →
Books for Foodies

Books for Foodies

We’ve a lovely selection of books for food – and drink – lovers at the moment. Check them out in our middle room!

By November 29, 2018 Read More →

Leabhair Ghaeilge

Comhar

Comhar

Cóipeanna de Chomhar le fáil san siopa! Copies of Samhain edition of Comhar available in-store.  

By December 4, 2018 Read More →
Tuatha Dé Danann – Diarmuid Johnson

Tuatha Dé Danann – Diarmuid Johnson

Comhghairdeas do Dhairmuid Johnson – bhuaigh a leabhair, Tuatha Dé Danann ag An Post Irish Book Awards 2018! Maith thu.

By November 28, 2018 Read More →
Blian na nAmhrán – Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin

Blian na nAmhrán – Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin

Bliain na nAmhrán – Futa Fata   Cnuasach amhrán eile atá sa leabhar seo ach an ceann seo dírithe ar pháistí. Amhráin iad seo, cumtha ag Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin, a phléann le ceithre shéasúir na bliana agus atá taifeadtha aige ar an CD a thagann leis an leabhair. Bhí ceithre ealaíontóir éagsúil bainteach leis an [...]

By December 15, 2017 Read More →

Our Blog and Everything Else

Old skool school books

Old skool school books

We have a lovely selection of old school books in the shop at the moment such as: The History of Ireland -Illustrated Ireland – From AD 800 to AD 1600 An Máthair – Pádraic MacPiarais Come in for a trip down memory lane!    

By January 17, 2019 Read More →
Christmas Opening Hours 2018

Christmas Opening Hours 2018

Christmas Hours December 2018 Mon 17th December – Wednesday 19th December: 9am – 7pm Thursday 20th December, Fri 21st December: 9am – 8pm Saturday 22nd December 9am – 7pm Sunday 23rd December 9 am – 6pm Monday 24th December Christmas Eve 9am – 4pm Tuesday 25th Christmas Day CLOSED Wednesday 26th December Stephen’s Day  CLOSED Thursday [...]

By December 17, 2018 Read More →
Killer City – Rita Ann HIggins – Signed Copies Available

Killer City – Rita Ann HIggins – Signed Copies Available

Thanks Rita Ann Higgins for calling in today to sign more copies of ‘Killer City’, published by Salmon Poetry, Available in-store for e12.

By December 11, 2018 Read More →

New Books

On Raglan Road – Gerard Hanberry

On Raglan Road – Gerard Hanberry

Gerry Hanberry called in today to sign copies of his book, ‘On Raglan Road’. The book looks at the famous Irish song and the woman who inspired it.

By December 20, 2018 Read More →
No Tears Left – Biafra to Bosnia – Dom Colbert

No Tears Left – Biafra to Bosnia – Dom Colbert

Thanks to Dom Colbert for calling in this week to sign copies of his new book, ‘No Tears Left – Biafra to Bosnia – Further Memories of an Irish Doctor Abroad’, published by Orpen Press.

By December 20, 2018 Read More →
Essays by an Irish Rebel – Revolution, Politics and Culture – Liam Ó Briain

Essays by an Irish Rebel – Revolution, Politics and Culture – Liam Ó Briain

Essays by an Irish Rebel: Revolution, Politics and Culture (Liam Ó Briain) (1888 – 1974) have been translated from Irish by Eoin Ó Dochartaigh and we have copies in the shop published by Ardcrú Books. O Briain was a well-known figure in Irish public life. He fought in the Easter Rising of 1916 as an [...]

By December 17, 2018 Read More →

Children's Books

Little Knitten – James I Keogh

Little Knitten – James I Keogh

We currently stock this gorgeous book, Little Knitten by Galway-based  James I Keogh. It’s published by Tribes press. this children’s book is full of charm and beautifully illustrated.

By November 29, 2018 Read More →
The President’s Cat – Peter Donnelly

The President’s Cat – Peter Donnelly

We’ve found it – The President’s Cat! We’d wondered where it had gotten to. Congratulations to Peter Donnelly whose book The President’s Cat won Children’s Book of the Year (Junior) at the An Post Irish Book Awards. 2018. Copies available in-store.

By November 28, 2018 Read More →
Blazing a Trail – Sarah Webb

Blazing a Trail – Sarah Webb

Congratulations to Sarah Webb, author of Blazing a Trail, which won Children’s book of the Year (Senior) at the An Post Irish Book Awards 2018. Copies available in-store.

By November 28, 2018 Read More →

Events

Photos from launch of ‘The Man Who Was Never Knocked Down’

Photos from launch of ‘The Man Who Was Never Knocked Down’

‘The Man Who Was Never Knocked Down’, the story of Rocky Ros Muc (Sean Mannion) was launched in Charlie Byrne’s on Wednesday December 12th 2018. Sean Mannion was in attendance and bought a biography of another boxing legend, Mohammad Ali. The book is written by Ronan Mac Con Iomaire and published by Rowman & Littlefield. [...]

By December 14, 2018 Read More →
Photos from Gratias Launch

Photos from Gratias Launch

Great launch tonight of John Quinn’s Gratias by Veritas press. Thanks to Joe Connolly for a quintessentially rousing speech! The book is available in-store for e15.  

By November 29, 2018 Read More →
Gratias Launch: November 29th 2018

Gratias Launch: November 29th 2018

Tonight we are pleased to launch John Quinn’s new book, Gratias : A Little Book of Gratitude. Launch takes place at 6.30pm in-store. The book is published by Veritas.

By November 29, 2018 Read More →