Bargain Books

Bargain Flann O’Brien

Bargain Flann O’Brien

Now in store, bargain books by Flann O’Brien, The Best of Myles and The Dalkey Archive. About The Best of Myles ‘Brilliant, morosely inventive comic turns devoted to O’Brien’s favourite topics: the literary life, the Gaelic Revival, civil service bureaucracy, booze and its discontents’ Observer From 1940 until his death in 1966, Flann O’Brien, under [...]

By March 6, 2017 Read More →
The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

Newly available on bargain book is The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell. Following a scalding row with her mother, fifteen-year-old Holly Sykes slams the door on her old life. But Holly is no typical teenage runaway: a sensitive child once contacted by voices she knew only as “the radio people,” Holly is a lightning rod [...]

By November 19, 2016 Read More →
Bargain Archaeology Books

Bargain Archaeology Books

Archaeology fanatics make sure you check out our fantastic display of bargain Archaeology books selected by Charlie. Covering topics from the neolithic period to examining research and priced from €12-€15, these are perfect for experienced and novice archaeologists alike. For more information, or to reserve a copy, simply contact us. **Please check the date on [...]

By September 28, 2016 Read More →

Local Interest Books

Papal Registers relating to Clonfert Diocese

Papal Registers relating to Clonfert Diocese

New in stock is Patrick Larkin’s A Calendar of Papal Registers relating to Clonfert Diocese, a book of great historical interest. There is a collection of more that 2,000 volumes of official Vatican documentation from the late 1100′s to the late 1500′s in the Vatican Archives. It is made up of bulls, letters, appointments, and other historical [...]

By June 12, 2017 Read More →
Out of the Ashes by Robert W. White

Out of the Ashes by Robert W. White

New in stock is Out of the Ashes, An Oral History of the Provisional Irish Republican Movement by Robert W. White. Out of the Ashes is the definitive history of the Provisional Irish Republican movement, from its formation at the outset of the modern Troubles up to and after its official disarmament in 2005. Robert [...]

By May 29, 2017 Read More →
Into Action by Dan Harvey

Into Action by Dan Harvey

New in stock is Into Action: Irish Peacekeepers under fire 1960-2014 by Dan Harvey, with a foreword by Kevin Myers.  Into Action is the story of the Irish Defence Forces’ role as international peacekeepers since 1960. While primarily posted to uphold the transition towards peace in overseas conflicts, they have at times inevitably been forced [...]

By May 29, 2017 Read More →

Signings

The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne

The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne

Available in the shop are signed copies of John Boyne’s latest success The Heart’s Invisible Furies ! Cyril Avery is not a real Avery or at least that’s what his adoptive parents tell him. And he never will be. But if he isn’t a real Avery, then who is he? Born out of wedlock to a [...]

By May 29, 2017 Read More →
6.4² by John Walsh

6.4² by John Walsh

We are very honoured to be the first bookshop to host John Walsh’s beautiful new book. 6.4² captures John Walsh’s reflections on real life issues and experiences, both past and present, filled with humour, sensitivity, respect and positivity in rhyming language and tones. The book costs €10 and some signed copies are available in the [...]

By May 15, 2017 Read More →
How are things in Connemara? by Bill Heaney

How are things in Connemara? by Bill Heaney

Charlie Byrne’s was delighted to receive signed copies of How are Things in Connemara by Bill Heaney, who kindly called in to sign a few of his fantastic books for us. Coming highly recommended by Philly, this book makes for an extremely interesting read. Poets, film stars, footballers, diplomats, soldiers, sailors, royalty an ordinary folk [...]

By September 28, 2016 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

Seacht mBua an Éirí Amach; Seven virtues of the Rising by Pádraic Ó Conaire

Seacht mBua an Éirí Amach; Seven virtues of the Rising by Pádraic Ó Conaire

Tá cóipeanna de Seacht mBua an Éirí Amach/Seven virtues of the Rising le Pádraic Ó Conaire ar fáil againn anseo i Charlie Byrne’s anois. New in the shop is Seacht mBua an Éirí Amach/Seven virtues of the Rising, a bilingual collection of short stories by Pádraic Ó Conaire including seven original short stories in Irish and their corresponding [...]

By March 28, 2017 Read More →
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 →

Our Blog and Everything Else

Easter Opening Hours 2017

Easter Opening Hours 2017

Charlie Byrne’s Easter Opening Hours 2017: Good Friday 14th of April: 9 – 6  Easter Saturday 15th of April: 9 – 6  Easter Sunday 16th of April: CLOSED Easter Monday 17th of April: 12 – 6 For any further inquiries, simply contact us.

By April 10, 2017 Read More →
St Patrick’s Day 2017 Opening times

St Patrick’s Day 2017 Opening times

This year we are open on St Patrick’s Day ! We will welcome you in the shop from 11 am to 5 pm.

By March 13, 2017 Read More →
The month of La Francophonie

The month of La Francophonie

Each year, March is the month of La Francophonie, which celebrates French language and culture ! The perfect occasion to discover or rediscover a French author, rising star, well-established or all time classic. Here is a small selection of what you can currently find in the shop !  

By March 6, 2017 Read More →

New Books

How To Be Human by Paula Cocozza

How To Be Human by Paula Cocozza

New in stock is the stunning How To Be Human by Paula Cocozza. You’ve seen a fox. Come face to face in an unexpected place, or at an unexpected moment. And he has looked at you, as you have looked at him. As if he has something to tell you, or you have something to tell him. But what [...]

By May 29, 2017 Read More →
The Idiot by Elif Batuman

The Idiot by Elif Batuman

New in stock is The Idiot by Elif Batuman, bestselling author of The Possessed.  “An addictive, sprawling epic; I wolfed it down.” – Miranda July, author of The First Bad Man and It Chooses You – “Easily the funniest book I’ve read this year.” – GQ – A portrait of the artist as a young [...]

By May 29, 2017 Read More →
Dear Ijeawele by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Dear Ijeawele by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

New in stock is Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. From the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today–written as a letter to a friend. A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a dear friend [...]

By May 29, 2017 Read More →

Children's Books

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

  Available in the shop is the wonderful Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favelli and Francesca Cavallo, which comes highly recommended by our staff ! What if the princess didn’t marry Prince Charming but instead went on to be an astronaut? What if the jealous step sisters were supportive and kind? And what [...]

By May 25, 2017 Read More →
The Bookshop Girl by Sylvia Bishop

The Bookshop Girl by Sylvia Bishop

New in our children’s section is The Bookshop Girl by Sylvia Bishop, illustrated by Ashley King.  This story is about a little girl named Property Jones, so-called because she was left in the lost property cupboard of a bookshop when she was five years old. Property loves living in the bookshop, but she has a [...]

By March 28, 2017 Read More →
A dangerous crossing by Jane Mitchell

A dangerous crossing by Jane Mitchell

New in our children’s section is A dangerous crossing, One boy’s flight out of Syria by Jane Mitchell. Ghalib doesn’t want to leave his home, but Syria has become too dangerous, and his family has no choice but to flee. Together they start out on a terrible journey that leads them through dark and dangerous [...]

By March 28, 2017 Read More →

Events

Independant Bookshop Week

Independant Bookshop Week

This Friday the 23rd of June, Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop is having a little celebration to kick off Independent Bookshop Week ! Call in for the first glimpse of the new Charlie Byrne’s Poster which will be unveiled after 6 pm. Specially commissioned from illustrator Shona Shirley Macdonald, the poster captures the magic that is Charlie Byrne’s [...]

By June 20, 2017 Read More →
20 Years of Harry Potter

20 Years of Harry Potter

This Saturday the 24th of June, celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter at Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop ! At 11 am, join us for a special Witches & Wizards Story Time. Then at 2 pm, get ready for an afternoon of Wizarding Fun including: – Readings from ‘Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone’ – Sorting Hat Ceremony [...]

By June 20, 2017 Read More →
‘The Key Signature & Other Stories’ by Noel King

‘The Key Signature & Other Stories’ by Noel King

Join us on Thursday the 8th of June at 6.30 pm for the launch of The Key Signature and Other Stories by Noel King. The nineteen stories in this book concern the trials of modern man in an Ireland of the late twentieth and early twenty-first century. Each first-person narrator is grappling with something: host [...]

By June 7, 2017 Read More →