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Launch of Grandpa The Sniper by Frank Shouldice
By March 9, 2016 Read More →

Launch of Grandpa The Sniper by Frank Shouldice

Charlie Byrne’s will be hosting the launch of Grandpa the Sniper by Frank Shouldice, this Thursday the 10th of March at 6pm.

Brand New Retro: Vintage Irish Pop Culture and Lifestyle
By December 15, 2015 Read More →

Brand New Retro: Vintage Irish Pop Culture and Lifestyle

Perfect for everyone from Hipsters to the Nostalgic, Brand New Retro by Brian McMahon a photography book of retro and vintage advertisements is sure to delight everyone.

Cotton Wool Kids by Stella O’Malley
By May 23, 2015 Read More →

Cotton Wool Kids by Stella O’Malley

We are all well aware of the stereotypical over-bearing Irish Mammy, but could this over-protectiveness be damaging a generation of children who are growing up with their every move monitored by their parents? Stella O’Malley’s new book Cotton Wool Kids seeks to investigate the effects of parental control on their childhood development

Signing: Tom Gilmartin by Frank Connolly
By September 19, 2014 Read More →

Signing: Tom Gilmartin by Frank Connolly

We’re pleased to invite you to a signing with Frank Connolly author of Tom Gilmartin,  the man who brought down the Taoiseach and Exposed the Greed and Corruption at the Heart of Irish Politics, on Saturday the 20th of September at 2.30pm.   About the book: A successful property developer in England, the Sligo-born Tom [...]

Just in: High quality bargain books
By August 20, 2014 Read More →

Just in: High quality bargain books

We’ve had a busy week packing the shelves and tables with great new books at bargain prices! We’re currently shelving a huge delivery of high quality non-fiction and literary fiction from the US. This consignment is brimming with hardback history, current affairs, literary criticism, classic and modern literary fiction, high quality anthologies and other curiosities [...]

Cooker, craft and travel books just in
By July 22, 2014 Read More →

Cooker, craft and travel books just in

Check out these fantastic new titles at less than half price! We’ve got a whole bay brimming with recently published cookery, craft, travel and non-fiction books at bargain prices from fantastic publishers like Dorling Kindersley, Penguin, Lets Go, Allen Lane, and Insight Guides. They’re always popular so pop in for a browse before they go! [...]

Abuse of Power: Because Councils Can by Julie Grace
By June 5, 2014 Read More →

Abuse of Power: Because Councils Can by Julie Grace

We had a great turnout for the launch of Abuse of Power: Because Councils Can by Julie Grace, and it’s our bestseller of the month by far. Copies are flying off the shelves, and we’ve had many asking for the Galway City Council book each day. Abuse of Power chronicles Julie Grace’s time in the [...]

Book signing: The Escape by Gerry Kelly MLA
By February 22, 2014 Read More →

Book signing: The Escape by Gerry Kelly MLA

We’re pleased to announce Gerry Kelly will be signing copies of his new memoir, The Escape, in our Middle Street store on Saturday the 22nd of March, at 3pm.   About the Escape: The book is as close to the full truth of the mass escape from Long Kesh in 1983 as anyone is likely [...]

Launch of Your Elephant’s Under Threat by John Mulry
By February 19, 2014 Read More →

Launch of Your Elephant’s Under Threat by John Mulry

Join us for the launch of Your Elephant’s Under Threat by Galway entrepreneur John Mulry, on Friday the 28th of February at 6pm. This book details John’s journey from lost, alone, with no direction and living someone else’s life to drawing upon the transformative power of positive change within him and the others he surrounded himself [...]

Just in: Library of history, art, and travel
By January 22, 2014 Read More →

Just in: Library of history, art, and travel

We’ve just displayed a large collection of secondhand history, travel and art books this week! The extensive library features a wide variety of classic and modern art books, beautiful coffee table books on travel and photography, and a huge selection of general and academic European and Asian history books. This high quality library is well [...]