Everything Else

Valentine’s Day
By February 12, 2019 Read More →

Valentine’s Day

Love or something like it….hope you enjoy our Valentine’s windows this year!  

Posted in: Everything Else
Míorúilt an Pharóiste by Louis de Paor
By February 7, 2019 Read More →

Míorúilt an Pharóiste by Louis de Paor

Tá cóipeanna de ‘Míorúilt an Pharóiste: Aistí ar fhilíocht Mháire Mhac an tSaoi’ le Louis de Paor san siopa anois.

Ken Bruen & his American Fan
By February 5, 2019 Read More →

Ken Bruen & his American Fan

Thanks for calling in last week Ken. Ken signed many copies of many of his books which are now being shipped to a big fan of his in the US!

Posted in: Everything Else, Galway
From Jigs to Jacobites – Launch Feb 9th NUI Galway
By February 5, 2019 Read More →

From Jigs to Jacobites – Launch Feb 9th NUI Galway

Women and Traditional/ Folk Music Research Symposium takes place at NUI Galway this Saturday February 9th from 8.30am. The book, From Jigs to Jacobites, by Orfhlaith Ní Bhriain and Michael McCabe, will be launched at 1pm that day by Professor Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh.   The book  explores 4000 years of Irish history through the lens of [...]

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 [...]

Adele – Lelia Slimani
By February 1, 2019 Read More →

Adele – Lelia Slimani

WE have copies of Lelia Slimani’s new book Adele in the shop at the moment. From the bestselling author of The Perfect Nanny–one of the 10 Best Books of the Year of The New York Times Book Review–her prizewinning novel about a sex-addicted woman in ParisShe wants only one thing: to be wanted.Adèle appears to have the [...]

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. [...]

Gloss Magazine Bookshop of the Year 2018
By January 30, 2019 Read More →

Gloss Magazine Bookshop of the Year 2018

It was a real honour to be awarded the Gloss Magazine Bookshop of the Year via their Twitter poll in December 2018. They commented that: It’s no surprise that Galway’s beloved book labyrinth is our clear winner. Brimming with miles of new and pre-loved titles, every inch of the 3000 sq ft space is stuffed [...]

Posted in: Everything Else
Old skool school books
By January 17, 2019 Read More →

Old skool school books

We have a lovely selection of old school books in the shop at the moment such as: The History of Ireland -Illustrated Ireland – From AD 800 to AD 1600 An Máthair – Pádraic MacPiarais Come in for a trip down memory lane!