From the author of In Search of the Indo-Europeans and The Tarim Mummies comes an interesting look at the many factors which formulate and influence Irish identity.
Though he died fourteen hundred years ago, the words of Columbanus are as relevant today as they were in the sixth century. A poet, scholar, abbot and founder of monasteries throughout Europe, his legacy has inspired countless missionaries to follow in his path.
Charlie Byrne’s has just received new copies of Alf MacLochlainn’s unique work Past Habitual.
Eddie Stack’s long anticipated novel Doolin; People, Place & Culture has finally arrived at Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop!
Charlie Byrne’s is pleased to announce we will be hosting the launch of Joan Fitzpatrick Dean’s new publication, All Dressed Up: Modern Irish Historical Pageants. Tracing the Irish historical pageant phenomenon through the twentieth century, Dean presents a nation contending with the violence and political upheaval of the present by reimagining the past.
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.
Gerry Kearney’s new local history book focuses on The Church of Ireland Unions of Killinane and Kilconickny in County Galway spanning from 1400 to 1945.
We’re delighted to have copies of Our Golden Footprints in store! It is a beautiful high quality production with over 270 photographs which form a wonderful and intrinsic record of life and changes in Glenard, Salthill over the years. It also has over 130 articles or poems written by past or present residents. Our Golden Footprints [...]
We’re delighted to have half price copies of Traditional Boats of Ireland at half the original price at the moment (original price €60, our price €30)! Gloriously illustrated with evocative photographs, exquisite boat plans and maps, this wonderful work is the finest and most complete description of Ireland’s traditional boats. Two centuries ago sail [...]
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 [...]