Events

Launch of Swiss Going on Irish
By May 2, 2017 Read More →

Launch of Swiss Going on Irish

Join us this Thursday the 4th of May for the launch of Swiss Going on Irish; Living and Writing in Two Worlds and Two Languages by Esther Murbach.  This book is a testimony of the author’s transition. Ever since her first encounter with Ireland, Esther Murbach has been on a big split bridging the gap [...]

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Launch of Trusting Distance
By April 24, 2017 Read More →

Launch of Trusting Distance

Thursday the 27th of April is Poetry Day Ireland ! On this occasion, join us at 5pm for the launch of Trusting Distance, a new poetry collection by Noël Hanlon, published by Salmon Poetry.  Noël Hanlon’s first collection Blue Abundance was published in 2010 and was critically acclaimed. Her poems have been published in the US [...]

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Launch of Jonas of Bobbio
By April 15, 2017 Read More →

Launch of Jonas of Bobbio

Join us this Thursday April the 20th at 6.30 pm for the launch of Jonas of Bobbio’s Life of Columbanus, Life of John of Réomé, and Life of Vedast, translated with commentary by Alexander O’Hara and Ian Wood. Jonas of Bobbio was an Italian monk, author, and abbot, active in Lombard Italy and Merovingian Gaul [...]

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Launch of About Being Normal by Desmond Fennell
By March 21, 2017 Read More →

Launch of About Being Normal by Desmond Fennell

  Join us this Friday the 24th of March at 6 pm for the launch of About Being Normal: My life in Abnormal Circumstances by Desmond Fennell, published by The Somerville Press. As author of many books on Irish and European matters and as a journalist, Desmond Fennell has been a major force in Irish [...]

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Launch of Coming Home by Michael McCaughan
By March 13, 2017 Read More →

Launch of Coming Home by Michael McCaughan

Join us this Thursday the 16th of March at 6.30 pm for the launch of Coming Home, One Man’s Return to the Irish Language by Michael McCaughan ! ‘Some part of me believed I would become a more complete person if I spoke Irish, more in tune with my roots, my identity, my very being.’ [...]

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Launch of Washing Windows? Irish Women Write Poetry
By March 1, 2017 Read More →

Launch of Washing Windows? Irish Women Write Poetry

Join us for a very special International Women’s Day event ! Wednesday the 8th of March at 6.30pm, we will be launching Washing Windows? Irish Women Write Poetry, published by Arlen House. This anthology is a snapshot of the contemporary writing scene among Irish women who write poetry, and is compiled in honour of the [...]

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Charlie Byrne’s Annual Japanese Poetry Event
By February 28, 2017 Read More →

Charlie Byrne’s Annual Japanese Poetry Event

We are very pleased to announce our annual Japanese – Irish poetry evening, on Saturday the 4th of March 2017 at 6 pm.  This is our 10th year to host renowned Tanka poet Hisa Kagawa, who will read her poems in Japanese followed by an English translation, read by the Reverend Patrick Towers. The Irish [...]

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Signing with John Fallon Author of Connacht the Team that Refused to Die
By December 16, 2016 Read More →

Signing with John Fallon Author of Connacht the Team that Refused to Die

Join us tomorrow Saturday the 17th of December from 12:30 for a signing with journalist John Walsh, former Connacht and Wasps star Johnny O’Connell and Peter Bracken who will be signing Connacht; The Team that Refused to Die.

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He Was Galway; Máirtín Mór McDonogh 1860-1934 Signing with Jackie Uí Chionna
By December 9, 2016 Read More →

He Was Galway; Máirtín Mór McDonogh 1860-1934 Signing with Jackie Uí Chionna

Join us Saturday the 10th of December at 6pm sharp for a signing and reading from Galway’s Jackie Uí Chionna on her latest book He Was Galway about the life of Máirtín Mór McDonogh. 

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Galway Hour Book Hub Christmas Party at Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop
By December 1, 2016 Read More →

Galway Hour Book Hub Christmas Party at Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop

Join us the 6th of December from 8:15pm when we will be hosting Book Hub Publishing’s Christmas Extravaganza. Get Christmas started early with great food, drink and craic in store, there will also be exclusive readings from Book Hub authors and the culmination of the Book Hub Bake Off Challenge.

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