Irish History

Father Browne’s Photography Books
By March 6, 2017 Read More →

Father Browne’s Photography Books

Newly available on bargain books are Father Browne’s Kerry and Father Browne’s Laois collections of photographs. About Father Browne’s Laois Father Browne, ‘Ireland’s greatest documentary photographer’ according to The Irish Times, lived for in Emo, County Laois, for twenty-eight years, where he had his homemade photo laboratory and where he perfected the art which he [...]

Labharfad Le Cách; I Will Speak to You All by Peig Sayers
By June 10, 2016 Read More →

Labharfad Le Cách; I Will Speak to You All by Peig Sayers

Tá cóipeanna de Labharfad Le Cách; I Will Speak to You All  le Peig Sayers ar fáil againn anseo i Charlie Byrne’s anois.

The Hurley Maker’s Son by Patrick Deeley
By April 15, 2016 Read More →

The Hurley Maker’s Son by Patrick Deeley

New in at Charlie Byrne’s  Galway author Patrick Deeley’s latest novel, The Hurley Maker’s Son.

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.

Irelandopedia!
By November 5, 2015 Read More →

Irelandopedia!

It’s an encyclopedic tour around Ireland! It’s an Irelandopedia! A compendium of maps, facts and knowledge, this would make a fantastic gift for anyone missing home or someone trying to get to grips with the quirks of Irish culture.

Caherlistrane by Mary J Murphy
By October 23, 2015 Read More →

Caherlistrane by Mary J Murphy

Charlie Byrne’s now has signed copies of Mary J. Murphy’s new book Caherlistrane. Featuring a forward from Eilish O’Carroll, with Seán Keane and Vivian Nesbitt, this book looks at various aspects of both personal and private histories of Caherlistrane in County Galway.

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.

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 [...]

The Claddagh; Stories from the Water’s Edge
By July 14, 2015 Read More →

The Claddagh; Stories from the Water’s Edge

Charlie Byrne’s has just received copies of The Claddagh; Stories from the Water’s Edge a beautiful collection of stories and images inspired by the Claddagh area of Galway compiled by Sandra Bunting, Evelyne Diskin, Paul Malone and Edith Pieperhoff.

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.