Irish History

The Origins of the Irish by J.P. Mallory
By July 2, 2015 Read More →

The Origins of the Irish by J.P. Mallory

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.

Saint Columbanus; Selected Writings by Alexander O’Hara
By July 2, 2015 Read More →

Saint Columbanus; Selected Writings by Alexander O’Hara

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.

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.

Doolin; People, Place & Culture by Eddie Stack
By June 18, 2015 Read More →

Doolin; People, Place & Culture by Eddie Stack

Eddie Stack’s long anticipated novel Doolin; People, Place & Culture has finally arrived at Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop!

All Dressed Up: Modern Irish Historical Pageants by Joan Fitzpatrick Dean Book Launch
By May 15, 2015 Read More →

All Dressed Up: Modern Irish Historical Pageants by Joan Fitzpatrick Dean Book Launch

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.

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.

The Church of Ireland Unions of Killinane and Kilconickny Loughrea, County Galway – A History
By April 21, 2015 Read More →

The Church of Ireland Unions of Killinane and Kilconickny Loughrea, County Galway – A History

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.

Our Golden Footprints – New Book About Glenard in Salthill
By February 13, 2015 Read More →

Our Golden Footprints – New Book About Glenard in Salthill

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 [...]

Traditional Boats of Ireland
By January 29, 2015 Read More →

Traditional Boats of Ireland

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 [...]

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 [...]