First Readers

Captain Cillian by Carina Ginty
By December 3, 2015 Read More →

Captain Cillian by Carina Ginty

Charlie Byrne’s now has copies of local author Carina Ginty’s trilogy Captain Cillian in stock! Captain Cillian is a fun friendly sailor from  Ireland. He loves exploring the seas and oceans with his friends. These learning adventure books will take you on a journey of discovery! With Captain Cillian readers aged 3-9 years will explore Ireland, learn [...]

Brand New Books for Dyslexic Children
By September 10, 2015 Read More →

Brand New Books for Dyslexic Children

Our Children’s section has just unveiled a whole new section dedicated to cracking reading for children with dyslexia! This new section is filled with books by publishers Barrington Stoke which are specifically designed to be more appealing and accessible to children who have dyslexia or difficulty with reading.

Beautiful New Children’s Story Books at Bargain Prices!
By April 22, 2015 Read More →

Beautiful New Children’s Story Books at Bargain Prices!

We’ve just got some amazing new storybooks in our kid’s section!

World Book Week Celebrations and Storytime
By March 7, 2014 Read More →

World Book Week Celebrations and Storytime

We love World Book Book Day so much here in Charlie Byrne’s we’ve turned it into World Book Week. Each year we invite local schools into our children’s section for fun free storytelling – and this year we’re reading to over 300 children during the school week. We’re also delighted to invite everyone to our [...]

Halloween Costume Party at Storytime
By October 22, 2013 Read More →

Halloween Costume Party at Storytime

We’re very excited to announce our Halloween Storytime Costume Party! Join us on Saturday the 26th of October at 11am for our fancy dress Halloween Storytime, where we’ll have lots of tricks and treats, (not so) scary stories, costumes and games! We invite everyone to come along in their Halloween costumes, and we’ll have treats [...]

Oisin McGann Reading in
By October 18, 2013 Read More →

Oisin McGann Reading in

We’re delighted to announce that children’s book author and illustrator Oisín McGann will read in our children’s section on Saturday the 19th of October at 12.30pm as part of the Baboró  International Arts Festival for Children. Oisin McGann is the author and illustrator of the Forbidden Files, the Mad Grandad series for early readers, The [...]

Special Offer – Where’s Wally 2-for-1
By July 21, 2013 Read More →

Special Offer – Where’s Wally 2-for-1

We’re delighted to offer a buy 1 – get 1 free offer on all Where’s Wally books, while stock lasts. We’re big Where’s Wally fans here in Charlie Byrne’s and it’s not just us, Where’s Wally is our most requested children’s activity book, so snap up two for €8.60 before they disappear.

Vintage Ladybird books
By July 16, 2013 Read More →

Vintage Ladybird books

Do you remember these? We’re all delighted to see so many vintage Ladybird books and reminisce about their covers and illustrations and reading them over and over. Our childhood favourite’s were the Read-It-Yourself books and abridged classics. I could personally recite The Magic Porridge Pot without looking at the pages. These have sparked lots of [...]