Academic Interest

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!    

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 [...]

Comhar
By December 4, 2018 Read More →

Comhar

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

John Behan; The Bull of Sheriff Street by Adrian Frazier
By November 6, 2015 Read More →

John Behan; The Bull of Sheriff Street by Adrian Frazier

NUIG  Professor Adrian Frazier’s  fantastic book on one of Ireland’s most famous living sculptors, John Behan, is now available at Charlie Byrne’s. Some who know John Behan think of him as without question a Dubliner. For others, after forty years there, he is a fundamental part of Galway. His work, however, belongs to Ireland as [...]

Second-Hand Foreign Language Novels
By September 25, 2015 Read More →

Second-Hand Foreign Language Novels

Charlie Byrne’s has just received a huge collection of second-hand foreign language novels! With a large amount of Spanish books, as well as some French, German, Basque and Catalan, there’s sure to be something for everyone! As with all used books – and in particular our foreign language novels, these are sure to sell fast [...]

East Galway Agrarian Agitation and the Burning of Ballydugan House by Ann O’Riordan
By September 24, 2015 Read More →

East Galway Agrarian Agitation and the Burning of Ballydugan House by Ann O’Riordan

Charlie Byrne’s have received signed copies of Ann O’Riordan’s local history book East Galway agrarian agitation and the burning of Ballydugan House.

Career Coach by Dearbhla Kelly
By September 1, 2015 Read More →

Career Coach by Dearbhla Kelly

If you have a child beginning the Leaving Cert course, or you’re simply the parent of a child about to attend secondary school, this informative and helpful read by Dearbhla Kenny is the perfect way to help you guide your child towards the right career!

Dick Dowling; Galway’s Hero of Confederate Texas by Timothy Collins and Ann Caraway Ivins
By July 30, 2015 Read More →

Dick Dowling; Galway’s Hero of Confederate Texas by Timothy Collins and Ann Caraway Ivins

Charlie Byrne’s were lucky enough to have Tim Collins author of Dick Dowling; Galway’s Hero of Confederate Texas drop in to sign a few copies of this comprehensive biography of the life of Dick Dowling. This book attempts to put the life of Dick Dowling into the context of the turbulent times he lived in, and shows [...]

An Irish-Speaking Island by Nicholas M. Wolf
By July 2, 2015 Read More →

An Irish-Speaking Island by Nicholas M. Wolf

Investigating the dominant historical narratives, An Irish-Speaking Island investigates state, religion, community and the linguistic landscape in Ireland from 1770-1870.

The Origins of the Irish by J.P. Mallory
By July 2, 2015 Read More →

The Origins of the Irish by J.P. Mallory

From the author of In Search of the Indo-Europeans and The Tarim Mummies comes an interesting look at the many factors which formulate and influence Irish identity.