Bargain Books

Bargain Modern Classics

Bargain Modern Classics

We’ve got some beautiful editions of popular modern classics all for only €5! Titles include The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin by Louis De Berniéres, The Sailor who fell from Grace with the Sea by Yukio Shima, The Sea, The Sea by Iris Murdoch, A Town Like Alice by Nevil [...]

By July 27, 2016 Read More →
Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

One for your reading bucket list and now available in bargain book  is the astonishing Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace. Somewhere in the not-so-distant future the residents of Ennet House, a Boston halfway house for recovering addicts, and students at the nearby Enfield Tennis Academy are ensnared in the search for the master copy [...]

By July 21, 2016 Read More →
New Bargain Crime Titles

New Bargain Crime Titles

We have a fantastic display of some amazing new crime titles at bargain prices!  With books from Nora Roberts, Jessica Treadaway, Christobel Kent and Elizabeth Haynes, you’re sure to find something for the perfect holiday read at a bargain price – what more could you ask for! For more information, or to reserve a copy, [...]

By July 14, 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

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

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 →
Charlie Byrne’s Staff Picks for the Week 25/07/16

Charlie Byrne’s Staff Picks for the Week 25/07/16

Charlie Byrne’s staff picks for the week the 25th of July 2016. The Girl of Ink & Stars by Kiran Millwood Harwood, The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing, Messages from a Lost World by Stefan Zweig, Nigella Express by Nigella Lawson, Bury my Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown.

By July 14, 2016 Read More →

New Books

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 →
The Girls by Emma Cline

The Girls by Emma Cline

New in at Charlie Byrne’s is Emma Cline’s much anticipated debut The Girls. Evie Boyd is desperate to be noticed. In the summer of 1969, empty days stretch out under the California sun. The smell of honeysuckle thickens the air and the sidewalks radiate heat. Until she notices them. The snatch of cold laughter. Hair, [...]

By July 14, 2016 Read More →

Children's Books

The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson

The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson

New in our children’s section on bargain book is The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson. Lennie Walker, seventeen, Wuthering Heights obsessed, clarinet player, band geek. Also hopeless romantic, prone to scattering poems all over town and as of four weeks ago, sisterless… A heart-breaking, heart-lifting, utterly compelling and completely unforgettable novel about first love [...]

By July 27, 2016 Read More →
Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton

Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton

New in our children’s section and a perfect summer read is Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton. Tell me how you want your story to go, he says, and we’ll write it straight across the sand. Dustwalk is an unforgiving dead-end town. It’s not the place to be poor or orphaned or female. And [...]

By July 21, 2016 Read More →
Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle

Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle

New in our children’s section on bargain book is Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle, the inspiring story of Nate Foster who dreams of becoming a star! Nate Foster has BIG dreams. Now he has a once-in-a-lifetime chance to make them come true. Can a small-town boy really get a part in ET – [...]

By July 21, 2016 Read More →

Events

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 →
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 →