Irish Language

By October 1, 2014 Read More →

An Prionsa Beag

An Prionsa Beag is the Antoine de Saint-Exupery classic The Little Prince translated into Irish by Breandan O Duibhlin. It features the original black and white illsutrations throughout, and costs €8.99. This book has been translated to over 250 languages since it was first published in French in 1943. It’s one of the bestselling books [...]

Pop le Andrew Whitson agus Caitríona Nic Sheáin
By September 25, 2014 Read More →

Pop le Andrew Whitson agus Caitríona Nic Sheáin

Is cailín lán brionglóidí gan eagla í Rua, atá fiosrach faoi gach uile rud. Is breá léi triail a bhaint as rudaí neamhghnácha. Lá gan dearmad é an lá sin a dhéanann Rua an Blastaghuma a chogaint. Cad é a tharla an lá sin? Lean eachtra mháine mhire Rua agus a cairde, Armó agus Bící, [...]

An Ghaeilge ar Chomharthaí Stáit le Maura Lynskey
By August 13, 2014 Read More →

An Ghaeilge ar Chomharthaí Stáit le Maura Lynskey

Is í comharthaíocht na hÉireann an léiriú is feiceálaí dá bhfuil againnn dár dteanga dhúchais ó bhunú Soarstát Éireann sa bhliain 1922. Is iomaí foilseachán atá againn maidir leis an gcomharthaíocht agus is iondúil go mbíonn aird á díriú iontu ar leaganacha éagsúla de logainm na háite nó ar an modh a dánthas ar an [...]

By April 8, 2014 Read More →

Físeán: Siopa Leabhar Charlie Byrne’s

Táimid fíor-shásta leis an bhfíseán álainn ó Ghaillimh le Gaeilge ag léiriú an obair dhátheangach go léir i Charlie Byrne’s. Táimid ag tnúth go mór le searmanas Ghradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh ar an Déardaoin! We’re so pleased to have made the shortlist for the Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2014, and delighted with the fantastic video Gaillimh le [...]

Scothscéalta le Padraic Ó Conaire
By February 26, 2014 Read More →

Scothscéalta le Padraic Ó Conaire

A collection of ten short stories by Pádraic Ó Conaire, edited by Tomás De Bhaldraithe. Features an afterword by Seosamh Mac Grianna and a bibliography of Pádraic Ó Conaire. Stories included are: Teatarc Na Gaililí, Beirt Bhan Misniúil, Ná Lig Sinn i gCathú, An Bhean ar Leag Dia Lámh Uirthi,Anam An Easpaig, Nóra Mharcais Bhig,Neill, An Bhean A Ciapadh, Páidín Mháireand M’Fhile Caol [...]

Drámaí an Phiarsaigh – Collected Plays of Patrick Pearse
By February 26, 2014 Read More →

Drámaí an Phiarsaigh – Collected Plays of Patrick Pearse

Seo an chéad eagrán iomlán de dhrámai an Phiarsaigh (i nGaeilge agus i mBéarla) chomh maith lena chuid scríbhneoireachta ar amharclann na hÉireann go luath san fhichiú aois. Tá costas €22.95 ar Drámaí an Phiarsaigh. This first complete edition of Patrick Pearse’s plays (in English and Irish) also includes his most significant writings about the [...]

Library of second-hand books
By February 12, 2014 Read More →

Library of second-hand books

We’ve just displayed a really interesting library of second-hand books, featuring an eclectic mixture of Irish language, Latin, classics, history, theology, biography, and literary criticism. The collection also features several unusual and first editions. They’re sure to sell quickly – so drop in for a browse – or drop us a line to reserve a [...]

Mise agus an Dragún by Trish Forde
By February 5, 2014 Read More →

Mise agus an Dragún by Trish Forde

We’re big fans of Mise agus an Dragún by Trish Forde here in Charlie Byrne’s, and were delighted to see it receive several well deserved awards (Gearrliosta Leabhar na Bliana 2013: Childrens Books Ireland and Gearrliosta Leabhar na Bliana 2013: Gradam Reics Carlós), as well as a great review in Inis Magazine. Mise agus an [...]

Gonta: Gearrscealta le Alex Hijmans
By February 5, 2014 Read More →

Gonta: Gearrscealta le Alex Hijmans

Tionscadal ilteangach scríbhneoireachta iad gearrscéalta Gonta a saothraíodh i nGaeilge, in Ollainnis agus i mBéarla. Chruthaigh an t-údar ar dtús iad i mbunteanga amháin díobh sin agus rinne sé na haistriúcháin go dtí an dá theanga eile ina dhiaidh sin. Foilsíodh cúpla bunscéal Gaeilge san iris Comhar agus bhain ‘What’s a man without a brother?’ [...]

Rocky Ros Muc by Sean Ó Mainnín
By January 15, 2014 Read More →

Rocky Ros Muc by Sean Ó Mainnín

Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop are delighted to have copies of Rocky Ros Muc: Seán Ó Mainnín, the new biography of legendary Galway boxer Rocky Ros Muc, written by RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta deputy head, Rónán Mac Con Iomaire. The Irish language book has been hugely popular in Galway, and sold out at the launch. About the Book: An [...]