Launches

Photos from launch of “The People of the Book”
By April 29, 2019 Read More →

Photos from launch of “The People of the Book”

Some nice shots of Richard Kimball’s book launch last Friday! A big thanks to everyone who called down to support his amazing study. We have a few copies of “The People of the Book” in the shop at the moment! 

Posted in: Events, Launches
Photos from Margaret Hickey’s book launch!
By April 26, 2019 Read More →

Photos from Margaret Hickey’s book launch!

What a pleasure it was to host “Ireland’s Green Larder” this evening! Many thanks to Margaret Hickey for writing such an entertaining and enlightening book about the history of Irish food and drink. We are delighted to have signed copies available in the bookshop!

Posted in: Launches
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Sunday Independent ‘This Woman’s Life’ column, as well as other select essays and poems, many of which are previously unpublished. [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Posted in: Events, Launches
‘The Key Signature & Other Stories’ by Noel King
By June 7, 2017 Read More →

‘The Key Signature & Other Stories’ by Noel King

Join us on Thursday the 8th of June at 6.30 pm for the launch of The Key Signature and Other Stories by Noel King. The nineteen stories in this book concern the trials of modern man in an Ireland of the late twentieth and early twenty-first century. Each first-person narrator is grappling with something: host [...]

Posted in: Events, Launches
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 [...]

Posted in: Events, Launches
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 [...]

Posted in: Events, Launches
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 [...]

Posted in: Events, Launches
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 [...]

Posted in: Events, Launches