The Speech – Watch Back

Did you catch “The Speech” last night on RTE1? The episode followed Vibes and Scribes owner Joan Lucey as she journeyed to overcome her fear of public speaking. Aided by mentor Kathryn Thomas, Joan completed a series of challenges culminating in a speech to over a hundred customers launching our online craft shop.

If you […]

By |May 25th, 2015|News|Comments Off|

June Book Group

The book we’ll be reading for June is ‘Will you please be quiet, please?’ by Raymond Carver.

“With this, his first collection, Carver breathed new life into the short story. In the pared-down style that has since become his hallmark, Carver showed how humour and tragedy dwell in the hearts of ordinary people, and won […]

By |May 21st, 2015|News|Comments Off|

Vibes & Scribes on RTE’s “The Speech”

Cork city independent retailer Joan Lucey will feature on RTE’s new series The Speech on Sunday the 24th of May. The Speech is a life affirming series on RTE 1, which aims to help individuals to overcome their fear of public speaking. We were honoured to take part in this exciting TV show, which […]

By |May 18th, 2015|News|Comments Off|

May Book Group

The book we’ll be reading for May is ‘What Milo Saw’ by Virginia Macgregor.

“9-year-old Milo suffers from retinitis pigmentosa: his eyes are slowly failing, and he will eventually go blind. But for now, he sees the world through a pin hole and notices things other people don’t. When Milo’s beloved 92-year-old gran succumbs to […]

By |April 15th, 2015|News|Comments Off|

Kid’s Activity Books

Just in! A great selection of kid’s activity books to keep them busy on their Easter holidays during any April showers! Choose from titles such as “Art Creativity”, “Nature Creativity”, “Pirates”, “Princess”, “Science” and “Fashion”!. Available now in our book store on Lavitt’s Quay.

By |April 6th, 2015|News|Comments Off|

Second-Hand Fiction

We have a huge range of recently published fiction now in stock in our second-hand book shop at 21 Lavitt’s Quay. From just €4.99 you can get your hands on the latest books by authors such as David Nicholls and Donna Tartt. Call in and check out our selection today!

By |March 23rd, 2015|News|Comments Off|