Events

Annual Japanese – Irish Poetry Event – March 2019
By February 24, 2019 Read More →

Annual Japanese – Irish Poetry Event – March 2019

Our Annual Japanese – Irish Poetry Event, now in its 10th year will take place on Friday, March 1st at 6.30pm here in Charlie Byrne’s, in association with the Japanese Embassy and the Wa Cafe. Renowned Tanka poet, Hisa Kagawa and Irish poet, Mary Ó Máille, will read at the event and it will be [...]

Photos from Over the Edge Poetry Showcase 2019
By February 10, 2019 Read More →

Photos from Over the Edge Poetry Showcase 2019

(Photos from L to R: Rachel Conventry, Trevor Conway, Bernie Crawford, Maureen Curran, Susan Lindsay, Terry McDonagh, Lindy Newns, Jessamine O Connor, Ruth Quinlan, Andre Rostant, J W Sexton, Eileen Sheehan, Kevin Higgns, Susan Millar DuMars. Note: some of the poets dashed away before we got to get their photos..Kate Ennals, Denis Mockler, Anne Bevan, [...]

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Over the Edge Poetry Showcase 2019
By February 5, 2019 Read More →

Over the Edge Poetry Showcase 2019

The Annual Over the Edge Poetry Showcase takes place this Friday February 8th at 6pm here in Charlie Byrne’s. Poets from the West of Ireland who have published a collection in 2018 will read three of their poems. The readers will be : Trevor Conway, Rachel Conventry, Maureen Curran, Kate Ennals Jessamine O’ Connor, Moya [...]

Launch of ‘Our Killer City’ – Rita Ann Higgins
By February 1, 2019 Read More →

Launch of ‘Our Killer City’ – Rita Ann Higgins

Rita Ann Higgins’ new book, ‘Our Killer City: isms, chisms, chasms and schisms’ (published by Salmon Poetry), will launch here in Charlie Byrne’s on Friday February 15th at 6.30pm. The book gathers together articles from Rita Ann Higgins’ Sunday Independent ‘This Woman’s Life’ column, as well as other select essays and poems, many of which are previously unpublished. [...]

Vinny Brown on Newstalk
By January 31, 2019 Read More →

Vinny Brown on Newstalk

Our own Vinny Brown will take part in Newstalk’s show, Down to Business with Bobby Kerr tomorrow morning Saturday February 2nd at 11am. Vinny is on a panel with Bob Johnston (Gutter Bookshop) and Marie Dickinson (Dubray Books) talking about the landscape for book sellers at the moment and the book trade in general. Be [...]

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Photos from launch of ‘The Man Who Was Never Knocked Down’
By December 14, 2018 Read More →

Photos from launch of ‘The Man Who Was Never Knocked Down’

‘The Man Who Was Never Knocked Down’, the story of Rocky Ros Muc (Sean Mannion) was launched in Charlie Byrne’s on Wednesday December 12th 2018. Sean Mannion was in attendance and bought a biography of another boxing legend, Mohammad Ali. The book is written by Ronan Mac Con Iomaire and published by Rowman & Littlefield. [...]

Photos from Gratias Launch
By November 29, 2018 Read More →

Photos from Gratias Launch

Great launch tonight of John Quinn’s Gratias by Veritas press. Thanks to Joe Connolly for a quintessentially rousing speech! The book is available in-store for e15.  

Gratias Launch: November 29th 2018
By November 29, 2018 Read More →

Gratias Launch: November 29th 2018

Tonight we are pleased to launch John Quinn’s new book, Gratias : A Little Book of Gratitude. Launch takes place at 6.30pm in-store. The book is published by Veritas.

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GIAF First Thought Talks
By November 28, 2018 Read More →

GIAF First Thought Talks

On Friday November 30th, we will be at the Aula Maxima in NUI Galway for the Galway International Arts Festival First Thought Talks. The talk, A New and Frightening Home? will feature Fintan O’ Toole and we will be there with copies of his new book, , Heroic Failure: Brexit and the Politics of Pain, a ruthless [...]

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Launch of ‘Bohermore’
By June 26, 2017 Read More →

Launch of ‘Bohermore’

Join us this Friday the 30th of June at 6.30 pm for the launch of Bohermore by Jennifer Rose McMahon, a Time Travel Romance published by City Owl Press. ‘Like a punch in the face, eighteen-year-old Maeve O’Malley’s visions knock her off her path. The Pirate Queen stalking Maeve in her dreams killed her mother [...]

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