Author Archive: Alix Da Costa

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Launch of Jonas of Bobbio
By April 15, 2017 Read More →

Launch of Jonas of Bobbio

Join us this Thursday April the 20th at 6.30 pm for the launch of Jonas of Bobbio’s Life of Columbanus, Life of John of Réomé, and Life of Vedast, translated with commentary by Alexander O’Hara and Ian Wood. Jonas of Bobbio was an Italian monk, author, and abbot, active in Lombard Italy and Merovingian Gaul [...]

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Easter Opening Hours 2017
By April 10, 2017 Read More →

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.

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The Bookshop Girl by Sylvia Bishop
By March 28, 2017 Read More →

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

Cream Buns and Crime by Robin Stevens
By March 28, 2017 Read More →

Cream Buns and Crime by Robin Stevens

New in our children’s section is Cream Buns and Crime by Robin Stevens. Daisy and Hazel invite you to discover their untold stories . . . Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are famous for the murder cases they have solved – but there are many other mysteries in the pages of Hazel’s casebook, from the [...]

Coming Home, One Man’s return to the Irish Language
By March 28, 2017 Read More →

Coming Home, One Man’s return to the Irish Language

New out and available in the shop is Coming Home, One Man’s Return to the Irish Language by Michael McCaughan. ‘Some part of me believed I would become a more complete person if I spoke Irish, more in tune with my roots, my identity, my very being.’  ‘I was one of the 1.8 million people [...]

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Seacht mBua an Éirí Amach; Seven virtues of the Rising by Pádraic Ó Conaire
By March 28, 2017 Read More →

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 [...]

Ithaca by Alan McMonagle
By March 28, 2017 Read More →

Ithaca by Alan McMonagle

Newly out and available in the shop is Alan McMonagle’s debut novel Ithaca. “This was the summer after all the money disappeared. One minute it was here. The next it had vanished. All of it. Without trace . . . Now that all the money had vanished everyone had their eyes and ears ready for [...]

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Launch of About Being Normal by Desmond Fennell
By March 21, 2017 Read More →

Launch of About Being Normal by Desmond Fennell

  Join us this Friday the 24th of March at 6 pm for the launch of About Being Normal: My life in Abnormal Circumstances by Desmond Fennell, published by The Somerville Press. As author of many books on Irish and European matters and as a journalist, Desmond Fennell has been a major force in Irish [...]

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Launch of Coming Home by Michael McCaughan
By March 13, 2017 Read More →

Launch of Coming Home by Michael McCaughan

Join us this Thursday the 16th of March at 6.30 pm for the launch of Coming Home, One Man’s Return to the Irish Language by Michael McCaughan ! ‘Some part of me believed I would become a more complete person if I spoke Irish, more in tune with my roots, my identity, my very being.’ [...]

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