Author Archive: Ruth Concannon

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Old skool school books
By January 17, 2019 Read More →

Old skool school books

We have a lovely selection of old school books in the shop at the moment such as: The History of Ireland -Illustrated Ireland – From AD 800 to AD 1600 An Máthair – Pádraic MacPiarais Come in for a trip down memory lane!    

On Raglan Road – Gerard Hanberry
By December 20, 2018 Read More →

On Raglan Road – Gerard Hanberry

Gerry Hanberry called in today to sign copies of his book, ‘On Raglan Road’. The book looks at the famous Irish song and the woman who inspired it.

No Tears Left – Biafra to Bosnia – Dom Colbert
By December 20, 2018 Read More →

No Tears Left – Biafra to Bosnia – Dom Colbert

Thanks to Dom Colbert for calling in this week to sign copies of his new book, ‘No Tears Left – Biafra to Bosnia – Further Memories of an Irish Doctor Abroad’, published by Orpen Press.

Essays by an Irish Rebel – Revolution, Politics and Culture – Liam Ó Briain
By December 17, 2018 Read More →

Essays by an Irish Rebel – Revolution, Politics and Culture – Liam Ó Briain

Essays by an Irish Rebel: Revolution, Politics and Culture (Liam Ó Briain) (1888 – 1974) have been translated from Irish by Eoin Ó Dochartaigh and we have copies in the shop published by Ardcrú Books. O Briain was a well-known figure in Irish public life. He fought in the Easter Rising of 1916 as an [...]

Photos from launch of ‘The Man Who Was Never Knocked Down’
By December 14, 2018 Read More →

Photos from launch of ‘The Man Who Was Never Knocked Down’

‘The Man Who Was Never Knocked Down’, the story of Rocky Ros Muc (Sean Mannion) was launched in Charlie Byrne’s on Wednesday December 12th 2018. Sean Mannion was in attendance and bought a biography of another boxing legend, Mohammad Ali. The book is written by Ronan Mac Con Iomaire and published by Rowman & Littlefield. [...]

Killer City – Rita Ann HIggins – Signed Copies Available
By December 11, 2018 Read More →

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.

The Man Who was Never Knocked Down – Launch – December 12th
By December 5, 2018 Read More →

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 & [...]

Maamtrasna Murders – Margaret Kelleher
By December 5, 2018 Read More →

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.

Comhar
By December 4, 2018 Read More →

Comhar

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

Photos from Gratias Launch
By November 29, 2018 Read More →

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.