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Irish Working Lives – Marie Louise O’Donnell
By May 14, 2019 Read More →

Irish Working Lives – Marie Louise O’Donnell

Just in is “Irish Working Lives” by Marie Louise O’Donnell  The Book As a broadcaster, Marie O’Donnel has had the privilege of spending ‘work time’ with a broad array of individuals across Ireland, gaining a unique insight into the practicalities of their particular occupation and learning about what inspires or motivates them in their chosen [...]

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Arise And Go: W.B. Yeats and the people and places that inspired him – Kevin Connolly
By May 14, 2019 Read More →

Arise And Go: W.B. Yeats and the people and places that inspired him – Kevin Connolly

New in stock is “Arise And Go: W.B. Yeats and the people and places that inspired him” by Kevin Connolly The Book The idea of place runs like a river through the life and works of the poet and playwright W.B. Yeats. This book focuses on his time in Dublin, London, Sligo and elsewhere in [...]

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Constellations: Reflections From Life – Sinéad Gleeson
By May 14, 2019 Read More →

Constellations: Reflections From Life – Sinéad Gleeson

We have signed copies of “Constellations: Reflections From Life” by Sinéad Gleeson The Book How do you tell the story of a life in a body, as it goes through sickness, health, motherhood? How do you tell that story when you are not just a woman but a woman in Ireland? In the powerful and [...]

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Introducing Moriarty – Michael Higgins
By April 25, 2019 Read More →

Introducing Moriarty – Michael Higgins

We have copies of “Introducing Moriarty” by Michael Higgins in the shop at the moment! The Book In “Introducing Moriarty”,  Michael W. Higgins compiles the essential writings of Irish philosopher and mystic, John Moriarty. This distillation of Moriarty’s texts on ecology, mysticism and spirituality is a perfect introduction to the work of this complex and at [...]

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Home: Why Public Housing is the Answer – Eoin Ó Broin
By April 25, 2019 Read More →

Home: Why Public Housing is the Answer – Eoin Ó Broin

New in stock is “Home: Why Public Housing is the Answer”, by Eoin Ó Broin. The Book Thousands are homeless, tens of thousands are languishing on social housing waiting lists, even more are unable to afford to rent or buy. Why is our housing system so dysfunctional? Why can it not meet social and affordable housing [...]

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The Wat of Independence – Sean McMahon
By April 25, 2019 Read More →

The Wat of Independence – Sean McMahon

We have copies of  ”The War of Independence” by Sean McMahon in the shop at the moment! The Book Like all guerrilla wars, the Irish War of Independence was characterised by great courage and ruthless brutality. It created many heroes and spawned two of the most hated forces that a British government had ever inflicted [...]

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Bungalow Bliss Bias – Jack Fitzsimons
By April 9, 2019 Read More →

Bungalow Bliss Bias – Jack Fitzsimons

New in stock is “Bungalow Bliss Bias”, by Jack Fitzsimons. The Book In the latter half of the 20th century, people in Ireland sought, and were encouraged to seek, a better standard of living. This involved, above all, improved housing conditions. But in rural areas there was very limited assistance for the large numbers who [...]

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The Doctor Who Sat for a Year – Brendan Kelly
By March 26, 2019 Read More →

The Doctor Who Sat for a Year – Brendan Kelly

We have copies of “The Doctor Who Sat for a Year” in the shop!   The Book As a psychiatrist, Brendan Kelly is used to extoling the benefits of a daily meditation practice, but following his own advice is a different story. Finding the time to sit quietly every day isn’t easy when you’re already [...]

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The Way Home: Tales from a life without technology – Mark Boyle
By March 26, 2019 Read More →

The Way Home: Tales from a life without technology – Mark Boyle

New in stock is “The Way Home – Tales from a life without technology” The Book It was 11pm when I checked my email for the last time and turned off my phone for what I hoped would be forever. No running water, no car, no electricity or any of the things it powers: the [...]

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Irish Aran: History, Tradition, Fashion – Vawn Corrigan
By March 26, 2019 Read More →

Irish Aran: History, Tradition, Fashion – Vawn Corrigan

After the amazing launch here at Charlie Byrne’s, we now have copies of “Irish Aran – History, Tradition, Fashion” in the shop! The Book Irish Aran knitting is a living tradition with a worldwide reach. Arans communicate warmth, comfort and a sense of home, which people the world over continue to respond to, even though [...]

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