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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 [...]

Annual Japanese – Irish Poetry Event – March 2019
By February 1, 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 [...]

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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Inish: Island Conversations Press Launch 2016
By April 8, 2016 Read More →

Inish: Island Conversations Press Launch 2016

Join us for the Press Launch of Inish: Island Conversations 2016 tonight Friday the 8th of April at 6:30pm.

Best Bookshop of the Year 2013/4
By February 8, 2016 Read More →

Best Bookshop of the Year 2013/4

We were absolutely thrilled to be named Irish Times Best Bookshop of the Year  in 2013/14!  We can’t thank our loyal, supportive, enthusiastic customers enough for nominating us. The Irish Times Best Shops winners were announced on Saturday, September 7th after several months of consumer voting, and after fifty shops around the country were shortlisted for the [...]

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Culture Night at Charlie Byrne’s List of Authors Featured
By September 17, 2015 Read More →

Culture Night at Charlie Byrne’s List of Authors Featured

Here is the line-up of author reading times for Culture Night 2015 at Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop with Gerry Hanberry:

Culture Night at Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop
By September 17, 2015 Read More →

Culture Night at Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop

Charlie Byrne’s will be hosting an entertaining literary event featuring some of Galway’s best writers.

Charlie Byrne’s at Graiguenamanagh
By September 11, 2015 Read More →

Charlie Byrne’s at Graiguenamanagh

Charlie Byrne’s is going on tour! We will be opening a pop up shop Graiguenamanagh festival this weekend Saturday the 12th and Sunday the 13th of September! Make sure you call in and say hi to Vinny, you might spot a bargain or two! 

Charlie Byrne’s Book Clubs for Children, Teens and Young Adults!
By September 3, 2015 Read More →

Charlie Byrne’s Book Clubs for Children, Teens and Young Adults!

What’s that you say? Book clubs for kids?! That’s right! For the first time ever, Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop will be holding book clubs for children, teens and young adults! These book clubs will take place on a monthly basis in our kids’ section with kids’ section manager Ruth!

Launch of Padraic McCormack’s A Long Way to Cavan
By September 3, 2015 Read More →

Launch of Padraic McCormack’s A Long Way to Cavan

Charlie Byrne’s will be hosting the launch of local author Padraic McCormack’s A Long Way to Cavan today at 6;30pm. With guest speaker Susan du mars launching this short story collection, all are welcome to what is sure to be a memorable launch.