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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 [...]

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 [...]

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Sunday Independent ‘This Woman’s Life’ column, as well as other select essays and poems, many of which are previously unpublished.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

Mary O’Malley Playing the Octopus Launch
By September 28, 2016 Read More →

Mary O’Malley Playing the Octopus Launch

Join us to launch Playing the Octopus by Mary O’Malley this Friday the 30th of September from 6:30pm featuring guest speaker Sean Ryder and music by Tommy Keane.

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Launch of Solar Bones by Mike McCormack
By May 7, 2016 Read More →

Launch of Solar Bones by Mike McCormack

Join us on Friday the 13th for the Galway launch of Mike McCormack’s fantastic new novel Solar Bones, featuring special guest, Tommy Tiernan.

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Launch of The Victor Poems by Anthony Caleshu
By April 2, 2016 Read More →

Launch of The Victor Poems by Anthony Caleshu

Charlie Byrne’s will be hosting the launch of The Victor Poems by Anthony Caleshu this Wednesday the 6th of April at 7pm.

Strolling Through Ulysses! performed by Robert Gogan
By March 16, 2016 Read More →

Strolling Through Ulysses! performed by Robert Gogan

Charlie Byrne’s are delighted to welcome back Robert Gogan to perform his hilarious one man show Strolling Through Ulysses! for the second consecutive year! Join us on Tuesday the 22nd of March at 7pm for an evening of literature and laughter!

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Scéalaíocht do Pháistí
By March 9, 2016 Read More →

Scéalaíocht do Pháistí

Beidh scéalaíocht do pháistí i Charlie Byrne’s Gaillimh ar an Satharn, 12ú Márta ag 11rn! Bígí ann – saor in aisce! Beidh muid ag leamh Cúraille, Mise agus an Dragún, Uinseann Donn agus a lán rudaí eile!

Charlie Byrne’s Annual Japanese Poetry Event
By February 24, 2016 Read More →

Charlie Byrne’s Annual Japanese Poetry Event

We are very pleased to announce our annual Japanese – Irish poetry evening, on Saturday the 27th of February at 6pm. This year world renowned Tanka poet Hisa Kagawa will be joined by poets Annie and Ted Deppe, with PA provided by Reverend Patrick Towers.  

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