Author Archive: Alix Da Costa

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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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St Patrick’s Day 2017 Opening times
By March 13, 2017 Read More →

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.

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Father Browne’s Photography Books
By March 6, 2017 Read More →

Father Browne’s Photography Books

Newly available on bargain books are Father Browne’s Kerry and Father Browne’s Laois collections of photographs. About Father Browne’s Laois Father Browne, ‘Ireland’s greatest documentary photographer’ according to The Irish Times, lived for in Emo, County Laois, for twenty-eight years, where he had his homemade photo laboratory and where he perfected the art which he [...]

Bargain Flann O’Brien
By March 6, 2017 Read More →

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 [...]

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The Essential Wendell Berry
By March 6, 2017 Read More →

The Essential Wendell Berry

New in store is The World-Ending Fire, The Essential of Wendell Berry, selected and introduced by Paul Kingsnorth. ‘He is unlike anybody else writing today … After Donald Trump’s election, we urgently need to rediscover the best of radical America. An essential part of that story is Wendell Berry. Few of us can live, or [...]

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