Bargain Books

Classic Novels At Bargain Prices!

Classic Novels At Bargain Prices!

Haven’t read any Jane Austen?? Unfamiliar with the works of Charles Dickens?? Ashamed to say you’ve never read Huckleberry Finn?? Fear not Charlie Byrne’s has the solution! We have all of the classics (that’s right, all of them) available from the bargain prices of €3-€6! This includes titles from Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Bronte, Kafka and many [...]

By July 30, 2015 Read More →
Silence; A Christian History by Diarmaid MacCulloch

Silence; A Christian History by Diarmaid MacCulloch

How should one speak to God? Are our prayers more likely to be heard if we offer them quietly at home or loudly in church? And how can we really know if God is listening? From the earliest days, Christians have struggled with these questions. Their varied answers have defined the boundaries of the faith [...]

By June 4, 2015 Read More →
Shakespeare’s Restless World; A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects by Neil MacGregor

Shakespeare’s Restless World; A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects by Neil MacGregor

In this brilliant work of historical reconstruction, Neil MacGregor brings us twenty objects that capture the essence of Shakespeare’s world. Together they transport us to that pivotal  moment when politics, science, religion, even the basic facts of geography, all had to be rethought. This was when modern man and woman – questioning, self-conscious, committed to [...]

By June 4, 2015 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

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 →
Vintage Hardback Classic Children’s Books

Vintage Hardback Classic Children’s Books

Fans of vintage children’s books take note! We have a beautiful new collection of second-hand American hardback books including American editions of Harry Potter, Nancy Drew, The Hardy Boys, Anne of Green Gables and The Bobbsy Twins! As with all secondhand books, once it’s gone, it’s gone so be sure to call in and grab [...]

By May 25, 2016 Read More →
Secondhand and First Edition Steinbecks!

Secondhand and First Edition Steinbecks!

Charlie Byrne’s has just received some beautiful new secondhand copies of John Steinbeck’s work.  Titles include East of Eden, The Wayward Bus, Sweet Thursday, Of Mice and Men, The Moon is Down, Grapes of Wrath, as well as a collection of Short Stories. As with all secondhand books, we only have one copy of each, [...]

By May 17, 2016 Read More →

Leabhair Ghaeilge

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 →
Fear na Rosann; Saol agus Saothar Fhinn Mhic Cumhaill le Nollaig Mac Congáil

Fear na Rosann; Saol agus Saothar Fhinn Mhic Cumhaill le Nollaig Mac Congáil

Tá cóipeanna de Fear na Rosann; Saol agus Saothar Fhinn Mhic Cumhaill  le Nollaig Mac Congáil ar fáil againn anseo i Charlie Byrne’s anois. Tá cóipeanna bóg agus crua ar fáil.Bhí cáil ar na scríbhneoirí Conallacha Gaeilge sa chéad leath den aois seo caite ó thaobh na scríbhneoireachta de agus maidir lena ndearna siad ar son [...]

By May 7, 2016 Read More →
Sa Bhearna Bhaoil: Gaillimh 1913-1923 le Cormac Ó Comhraí

Sa Bhearna Bhaoil: Gaillimh 1913-1923 le Cormac Ó Comhraí

Charlie Byrne’s will be hosting the launch of Sa Bhearna Bhaoil: Gaillimh 1913-1923 by Cormac Ó Comhraí and published by Cló Iar-Chonnacht. Join us Thursday the 7th of April at 6:30 with special guest Márín Ní Ghadra. Bá mhór ag Cló Iar-Chonnacht agus Cormac Ó Comhraí do chuideachta nuair a sheolfaidh Máirín Ní Ghadra an [...]

By April 2, 2016 Read More →

Our Blog and Everything Else

Expanded Sci-Fi Section

Expanded Sci-Fi Section

We have expanded our Sci-Fi section into two shelves of fantastic classics and new releases lovingly curated by Michaela!  Make sure you pop in and check it out, there’s everything from one-off secondhand Sci-Fi finds to all of the current Game of Thrones – you never know what you might find!  

By May 17, 2016 Read More →
New Maps of Charlie Byrne’s!

New Maps of Charlie Byrne’s!

“Jaysus this place is so big you’d need a map!” And now we have one!! Beautifully hand-drawn by our manager Jean, our new maps will help you find your way around our extensive shop and make a lovely souvenir of your visit also! Free of charge, these maps are the perfect way to re-familiarize yourself with some [...]

By May 10, 2016 Read More →
Author Picks: Lisa McInerney and Rachel Glaser

Author Picks: Lisa McInerney and Rachel Glaser

During Cúirt International Festival of Litearture, we asked a number of authors what books they would recommend to other readers. Today’s recommendation comes from Galway author Lisa McInerney author of Glorious Heresises who recommends Paulina and Fran by Rachel Glaser.

By May 4, 2016 Read More →

New Books

Peirene Press Collection

Peirene Press Collection

In celebration of European Literature Night, we have a fantastic collection of the best  contemporary European Literature from Peirene Press. Peirene Press is an award-winning boutique publishing house with an extra twist, based in London. They are committed to first class European literature in high-quality translation. Their books are beautifully designed paperback editions, using only [...]

By May 17, 2016 Read More →
Solar Bones by Mike McCormack

Solar Bones by Mike McCormack

Coming highly recommended from Vinny, new in at Charlie Byrne’s is Mike McCormack’s fantastic new novel Solar Bones published by Tramp Press. “The Angelus bell ringing out over its villages and townlands, over the fields and hills and bogs in between, six chimes of three across a minute and a half, a summons struck on [...]

By May 7, 2016 Read More →
Under the Wild Sky by Mary Ryan

Under the Wild Sky by Mary Ryan

New in at Charlie Byrne’s, we have signed copies of Mary Ryan’s latest novel Under the Wild Sky, a saga of love and ware in revolutionary Ireland. After centuries of oppression, trouble is fermenting in Ireland. As anti-English sentiment builds, trainee teacher Ellen Healy falls in love with Guy Forrister, a cadet in the British [...]

By May 7, 2016 Read More →

Children's Books

The World’s Worst Children by David Walliams

The World’s Worst Children by David Walliams

Fantastic news! We’ve just got David Walliams latest book The World’s Worst Children in stock! This hilarious book is beautifully illustrated in colour by Tony Ross and should please seasoned Walliams fans as well as being accessible to younger readers! Please, please, please a thousand pleases and yet one more please DO NOT READ THIS [...]

By May 19, 2016 Read More →
Irish Children’s Historical Fiction!

Irish Children’s Historical Fiction!

We have a fantastic selection of all things Irish in our children’s section, just in time to get you prepared for the 1916 centenary celebrations! It can often be hard to get kids interested in historical fiction but luckily children’s manager Ruth is here with her pick of the best in Irish children’s historical fiction on [...]

By March 23, 2016 Read More →
Easter Recommended Reading for Kids

Easter Recommended Reading for Kids

Extended Easter holidays are the perfect chance to get kids reading! With this in mind, our children’s section manager Ruth has put together a whole shelf of recommended books to keep kids busy during the holidays.  For teenagers and young adults we have, One by Sarah Crossan, My Name’s Not Friday by Jon Walter, Uglies by [...]

By March 23, 2016 Read More →

Events

Code Thief by Justin Conboy

Code Thief by Justin Conboy

Charlie Byrne’s will be hosting the launch of Justin Conboy’s new thriller Code Thief Friday the 27th of May at 6pm. Code Thief  is a fast paced, cyber, espionage thriller.  A young computer hacker, Dylan Charles, is entrapped by CIA Agent John McGovern. Charles is forced to give up his expertise in order to secure the [...]

By May 25, 2016 Read More →
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 Solar Bones by Mike McCormack

Launch of Solar Bones by Mike McCormack

Join us on Friday the 13th for the Galway launch of Mike McCormack’s fantastic new novel Solar Bones, featuring special guest, Tommy Tiernan. ‘His visionary intensity is not only convincing but spellbinding [...] the work of an author in the full maturity of his talent’ – Rob Dolye McCormack is a uniquely talented author, with [...]

By May 7, 2016 Read More →