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Culture Night 2014: Literature Night at Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop
By September 16, 2014 Read More →

Culture Night 2014: Literature Night at Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop

Charlie Byrne’s annual Culture Night gathering is back! Every year, Charlie Byrne’s hosts a series of readings from Galway authors who have had a book published in the last twelve months. Kicking off at 6:30 and finishing — well, late, the event will be MCed by Gary McMahon, and each reader will get five minutes in [...]

Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop at the Graiguenamanagh Book Festival
By September 12, 2014 Read More →

Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop at the Graiguenamanagh Book Festival

Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop is bringing it’s annual pop-up bookshop back to the Graiguenamanagh Town of Books Festival on Friday 12th, Saturday 13th, and Sunday the 14th of September. Our pop-up bookshop will be curated by Charlie Byrne’s own Vinny and feature a large selection of second-hand, bargain and new books. Our shelves will be brimming [...]

Launch: A Millennium and a Half of Irish Literary Heritage
By August 20, 2014 Read More →

Launch: A Millennium and a Half of Irish Literary Heritage

We are pleased to invite you to the launch of A Millennium and a Half of Irish Literary Heritage, the official programme for the fourth annual Galway City International Heritage Conference, this Friday the 22nd of August, at 6.30pm. The programme will be launched by conference chair Dr. Jim Higgins and introduced by Galway Bay [...]

Pop-up Bookshop at the Claregalway Garden Festival
By July 2, 2014 Read More →

Pop-up Bookshop at the Claregalway Garden Festival

Come visit our pop-up bookshop at the Galway Garden Festival, in Claregalway Castle this weekend! The Galway Garden Festival is a brilliant weekend for gardeners and families alike, with speakers and visitors from France, Scotland, England & Ireland, artisan food, music, designers, historians, writers, battle reconstructions, and of course our garden bookshop! Charlie Byrne’s pop-up bookshop will be [...]

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Charlie Byrne’s at the Erris Festival of Words
By June 4, 2014 Read More →

Charlie Byrne’s at the Erris Festival of Words

Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop is heading to the Erris Festival of Words! The inaugural Erris Festival of Words is Belmullet’s runs from Friday the 6th of June to Sunday the 8th of June, and our manager Vinny will be selling books after each event. The festival is an initiative of the Arts Centre for Erris, and promises [...]

Urban Sketchers information evening
By May 29, 2014 Read More →

Urban Sketchers information evening

Have you been wondering what Urban Sketching is? Come along to our Urban Sketchers Galway information evening, this Thursday the 5th of June. at 6pm. Galway based artist and illustrator Róisín Curé will introduce us to the growing international movement of Urban Sketching and their upcoming events. A little about Urban Sketchers: Our mission as [...]

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Charlie Byrne’s Pop-Up Bookshop at the Ennistymon Book Fair
By May 7, 2014 Read More →

Charlie Byrne’s Pop-Up Bookshop at the Ennistymon Book Fair

On Saturday May 17th & Sunday May 18th 2014, the beautiful, vibrant town of Ennistymon in Co Clare – located on the edge of the Burren – will be home to  Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop as part of the third annual Ennistymon Book Fair. Bookshops will appear throughout the town, along with stalls located in the [...]

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Pop-up Shop at A Tribute to Seamus Heaney
By February 25, 2014 Read More →

Pop-up Shop at A Tribute to Seamus Heaney

Come visit the Charlie Byrne’s Pop-up Bookshop at A Tribute to Seamus Heaney, on Wednesday the 26th of March, at 7.30pm in the Bailey Allen Hall, National University of Ireland Galway. A special evening with Ireland’s gifted writers, actors, artists and musicians in a celebration of the life and work of the late Seamus Heaney [...]

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World Origami Week Workshop with Thomas Cuffe
By October 30, 2013 Read More →

World Origami Week Workshop with Thomas Cuffe

We’re very excited about our upcoming origami workshop with origami expert Thomas Cuffe, on Saturday the 9th of November! Local origami artist Tom will host a free origami workshop and display between 12 noon and 4pm as part of Origami Worlds days.Tom Cuffe local origami artist will be on hand to show and fold for [...]

Culture Night in Charlie Byrne’s
By September 16, 2013 Read More →

Culture Night in Charlie Byrne’s

Charlie Byrne’s annual Culture Night Reading extravaganza is back- and this year it will be complimented with 2 radio Arts Shows broadcasting live in store! Culture Night takes place on Friday the 20th of September, and is a national night of free cultural events for everyone. Each year Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop invites over twenty local authors [...]