Local Interest

Beyond the Ghibli by Vicki Crowley
By December 3, 2015 Read More →

Beyond the Ghibli by Vicki Crowley

Charlie Byrne’s has received signed copies of local visual artist Vicki Crowley’s unique memoir Beyond the Ghibli. A poignant and candid description of her life’s experiences this is a memoir not to be missed. From the first sentence of the introduction, ” I never liked my mother’s house in Fgura,” the reader’s attention is held by a [...]

John Behan; The Bull of Sheriff Street by Adrian Frazier
By November 6, 2015 Read More →

John Behan; The Bull of Sheriff Street by Adrian Frazier

NUIG  Professor Adrian Frazier’s  fantastic book on one of Ireland’s most famous living sculptors, John Behan, is now available at Charlie Byrne’s. Some who know John Behan think of him as without question a Dubliner. For others, after forty years there, he is a fundamental part of Galway. His work, however, belongs to Ireland as [...]

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.

Counter Culture; The Sheridans Guide to Cheese
By November 5, 2015 Read More →

Counter Culture; The Sheridans Guide to Cheese

Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop and Transworld Publishing will be hosting the luanch of Counter Culture; The Sheridans Guide to Cheese on Saturday November 7th 2015 at 5pm. This is the Sheridan brother’s first book inspired by their cheese selling market stall which has met with rave reviews from all the cheese-lovers at Charlie Byrne’s.

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.

The Bog of Idreal and Beneath the Bridge by Padraic Neary
By September 24, 2015 Read More →

The Bog of Idreal and Beneath the Bridge by Padraic Neary

Charlie Byrne’s has just received signed copies of Padraic Neary’s poetry collections Beneath the Bridge and The Bog of Idreal.

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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.

Call of the Lark; A Memoir by Maura Mulligan
By August 13, 2015 Read More →

Call of the Lark; A Memoir by Maura Mulligan

Mayo author Maura Mulligan popped into Charlie Byrne’s the other day and kindly signed copies of her memoir Call of the Lark.

The Ideal Guard by Cyril Meehan
By August 12, 2015 Read More →

The Ideal Guard by Cyril Meehan

Charlie Byrne’s has several copies of Cyril Meehan’s The Ideal Guard signed by the author in stock.

Green Hell by Ken Bruen
By July 30, 2015 Read More →

Green Hell by Ken Bruen

Galway’s renowned crime fiction writer Ken Bruen is back with a new Jack Taylor crime novel Green Hell.