Irish Fiction

Irish Language Literary Event
By June 25, 2015 Read More →

Irish Language Literary Event

Charlie Byrne’s are delighted to announce a special literary event which will showcase three new titles from Dalkey Archive Press and launch a long-awaited new collection of short stories by the award-winning writer Micheál Ó Conghaile.  Tá áthas ar Charlie Byrne’s a fhógairt go seolfaidh an Dr Louis de Paor an cnuasach nua gearrscéalta Diabhlaíocht Dé le [...]

An Eochair – The Key by Máirtín Ó Cadhain
By June 18, 2015 Read More →

An Eochair – The Key by Máirtín Ó Cadhain

Charlie Byrne’s has just received new dual language copies of Máirtín Ó Cadhain’s unique work, The Key/ An Eochair.

Rambling Jack – Seachrán Jeaic Sheáin Johnny by Micheál Ó Conghaile
By June 18, 2015 Read More →

Rambling Jack – Seachrán Jeaic Sheáin Johnny by Micheál Ó Conghaile

Charlie Byrne’s have just received new dual language copies of Micheál Ó Conghaile’s Rambling Jack/ Seachrán Jeaic Sheáin Johnny.

Past Habitual by Alf MacLochlainn
By June 18, 2015 Read More →

Past Habitual by Alf MacLochlainn

Charlie Byrne’s has just received new copies of Alf MacLochlainn’s unique work Past Habitual.

Tender by Belinda McKeon
By June 5, 2015 Read More →

Tender by Belinda McKeon

From the author of the multi award-winning debut Solace, comes Tender, another dazzling exploration of the complexities of human relationships, a novel about friendship and youth, about selfhood and sexuality, about the lies we tell ourselves and the lies we are taught to tell.From the author of the multi award-winning debut Solace, comes Tender, another dazzling exploration of the complexities of human relationships, [...]

New Walter Macken Titles in Stock!
By May 14, 2015 Read More →

New Walter Macken Titles in Stock!

To coincide with the Walter Macken centenary celebration, Charlie Byrne’s has just received a delivery of some beautiful editions of Walter Macken’s acclaimed trilogy , Seek the Fair Land, The Silent People and The Scorching Wind.

Pond by Claire-Louise Bennett
By May 1, 2015 Read More →

Pond by Claire-Louise Bennett

Claire-Louise Bennett’s first collection of stories Pond comes in the wake of her 2013 win of the White Review Short Story Prize and is highly recommended by the staff of Charlie Byrne’s.

The Temporary Gentleman Sebastian Barry
By May 1, 2015 Read More →

The Temporary Gentleman Sebastian Barry

Charlie Byrne’s has just got Sebastian Barry’s latest novel, The Temporary Gentleman, in stock for the bargain price of €5!!

Cré na Cille, The Dirty Dust
By April 21, 2015 Read More →

Cré na Cille, The Dirty Dust

 The Long-awaited English language translation of Máirtín Ó Cadhain’s raucous masterpiece is now available at Charlie Byrne’s! Consistently ranked as the most important prose work in modern Irish, Alan Titley’s new translation brings the pleasures of this great satiric novel to a far wider audience.

Academy Street by Mary Costello
By November 20, 2014 Read More →

Academy Street by Mary Costello

We’re big fans of Mary Costello’s short story collection The China Factory in Charlie Byrne’s and are delighted to see the immediate success of her debut novel Academy Street. Academy Street is published by Canongate, and has just been shortlisted for the Eason Novel of the Year award, the pre-eminent category in the Bord Gáis Energy Irish [...]