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 & [...]

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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

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 →
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.

By December 5, 2018 Read More →

Secondhand Books

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 →
Secondhand Books Just In

Secondhand Books Just In

Call into check in our new consignment of secondhand books. Something for everyone in this bunch!

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Leabhair Ghaeilge

Comhar

Comhar

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

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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

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 →
GIAF First Thought Talks

GIAF First Thought Talks

On Friday November 30th, we will be at the Aula Maxima in NUI Galway for the Galway International Arts Festival First Thought Talks. The talk, A New and Frightening Home? will feature Fintan O’ Toole and we will be there with copies of his new book, , Heroic Failure: Brexit and the Politics of Pain, a ruthless [...]

By November 28, 2018 Read More →
An Post Irish Book Award Winners 2018

An Post Irish Book Award Winners 2018

Congratulations to all winners at the An Post Irish Book Awards 2018. Call into us on Middle Street to browse through the winners! Full list of winners Novel of the Year Normal People by Sally Rooney (Faber & Faber) Non-Fiction Book of the Year People Like Me by Lynn Ruane (Gill Books) Popular Fiction Book [...]

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New Books

Staff Picks 2018

Staff Picks 2018

We have picked our Staff Books of the Year..No pressure! Call in to have a look at what was selected.  

By November 29, 2018 Read More →
An Post Irish Book Award Winners 2018

An Post Irish Book Award Winners 2018

Congratulations to all winners at the An Post Irish Book Awards 2018. Call into us on Middle Street to browse through the winners! Full list of winners Novel of the Year Normal People by Sally Rooney (Faber & Faber) Non-Fiction Book of the Year People Like Me by Lynn Ruane (Gill Books) Popular Fiction Book [...]

By November 28, 2018 Read More →
Eggshells – Catriona Lally

Eggshells – Catriona Lally

Eggshells, by Catriona Lally, is the winner of the Rooney Prize 2018, a prize aimed at emerging Irish writers. The book is a delightful and poignant story of belonging that p[lays with the myth of the Changeling and takes us by the hand through Dublin. In store at 10 euros.

By November 27, 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.

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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.

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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.

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Events

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 →
GIAF First Thought Talks

GIAF First Thought Talks

On Friday November 30th, we will be at the Aula Maxima in NUI Galway for the Galway International Arts Festival First Thought Talks. The talk, A New and Frightening Home? will feature Fintan O’ Toole and we will be there with copies of his new book, , Heroic Failure: Brexit and the Politics of Pain, a ruthless [...]

By November 28, 2018 Read More →