Biography

Older Than Ireland
By December 15, 2015 Read More →

Older Than Ireland

A unique and priceless book everyone should read, Charlie Byrne’s now has copies of Older Than Ireland available in store.

Beyond the Ghibli by Vicki Crowley
By December 3, 2015 Read More →

Beyond the Ghibli by Vicki Crowley

Charlie Byrne’s has received signed copies of local visual artist Vicki Crowley’s unique memoir Beyond the Ghibli. A poignant and candid description of her life’s experiences this is a memoir not to be missed. From the first sentence of the introduction, ” I never liked my mother’s house in Fgura,” the reader’s attention is held by a [...]

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 [...]

Call of the Lark; A Memoir by Maura Mulligan
By August 13, 2015 Read More →

Call of the Lark; A Memoir by Maura Mulligan

Mayo author Maura Mulligan popped into Charlie Byrne’s the other day and kindly signed copies of her memoir Call of the Lark.

Begin Where You Are by June Favre
By May 8, 2015 Read More →

Begin Where You Are by June Favre

Here at Charlie Byrne’s we are proud to announce we will be launching June Favre’s intriguing life memoirs Begin Where You Are Friday the 8th of May at 6:30pm

Frances Yates and the HermeticTradition
By May 5, 2015 Read More →

Frances Yates and the HermeticTradition

Charlie Byrne’s has just received limited copies of Marjorie G. Jones’ autobiographical look at Frances Yates one of the few female Renaissance scholars of the mid-twentieth century. 

A Very Private Diary: An Irish Nurse in Wartime from Galway to D-Day by Mary Morris
By October 1, 2014 Read More →

A Very Private Diary: An Irish Nurse in Wartime from Galway to D-Day by Mary Morris

We’ve had lots of interest in A Very Private Diary: An Irish Nurse in Wartime from Galway to D-Day and have already sold out three times. This newly discovered diary tells the fascinating story of Mary Morris’ (nee Mulry) journey from Caltra, Co. Galway to the the second World War. The large format paperback costs [...]

Large collection of Folio Books
By February 26, 2014 Read More →

Large collection of Folio Books

We’re always delighted to display a library of Folio Books, but this library is a special treat – we’ve got two whole bays brimming with mint condition classic titles from the Folio Society! The Folio Society produce beautifully illustrated limited editions that are a wonder to own. This library features many well known classic non-fiction titles, [...]

Library of second-hand books
By February 12, 2014 Read More →

Library of second-hand books

We’ve just displayed a really interesting library of second-hand books, featuring an eclectic mixture of Irish language, Latin, classics, history, theology, biography, and literary criticism. The collection also features several unusual and first editions. They’re sure to sell quickly – so drop in for a browse – or drop us a line to reserve a [...]

More Vintage Penguin Books
By January 22, 2014 Read More →

More Vintage Penguin Books

We were delighted by the response to last week’s Vintage Penguin display (with penguin and all!), so we’ve expanded the display, adding hundreds of beautiful Penguin paperbacks to our literary room table! Our table is laden with iconic Penguin classics, including literature, crime, travel, world affairs, biography, and miscellaneous. We absolutely love penguin classics in Charlie [...]