This book tells the stories of some very talented and very different ‘ticklers of the earth,’ all of whom live and garden in Ireland today. From schoolchildren to pensioners, amateurs to experts, what they share is a delight in growing their own fruit and vegetables.
We’ve fallen in love with Aibítir, a recently published and beautifully produced catalogue of Irish Botanical Art. This special book really reflects the beauty of Irish plant life, and is a work of art in itself. About Aibítir: The Irish Alphabet in Botanical Art Aibítir: The Irish Alphabet in Botanical Art, has blossomed from conversations [...]
We’re delighted to have half-price copies of our favourite foraging book – Food for Free by Richard Mabey. A complete guide to help you safely identify edible species that grow around us, together with detailed artworks, field identification notes and recipes. First published in 1972, this updated edition of Richard Mabey’s cult bestseller has been [...]
Are you a conscientious cook? Check out our new selection of cookery books focusing on mindful, ethical, environmental and healthy eating! We’ve got veggies covered with the delightful dinners from the Accidental Vegetarian and love the beautiful photography and tasty treats in Sweet Vegan. Mindful Eating and Organic Living bring conscientious cooking from ideology to [...]
We’ve just displayed a great selection of brand new cookery and gardening books at greatly reduced prices. These beautiful hardcover books are all published in 2013, feature full colour photography, and are less than half the publisher’s price. Drop by for a browse, or call 091-561766 to reserve a title before they’re gone!
We’ve just had a great selection of brand new Dorling Kindersley books in at reduced prices. DK are well known for their high quality design and production, and these 2013 books make beautiful gifts if you can bear to give them away. We’ve had lots of cookery, craft, nature, travel, languages, childcare, geography and general [...]
Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop is full of treasures, and a good browse always turns up something special. We were tidying the gardening shelves this morning, and had to snap some of the beautiful vintage gardening books! Pop into our gardening section (or any other) to find a great mixture of unusual secondhand books with lots of [...]
Come visit our pop-up bookshop at the Galway Garden Festival, in Claregalway Castle this weekend! The Galway Garden Festival is a brilliant weekend, for gardeners and families alike, with speakers and visitors from France, Scotland, England & Ireland, artisan food, music, designers, historians, writers, battle reconstructions, and of course our garden bookshop! Charlie Byrne’s pop-up bookshop [...]