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#Bloomsday

From TheJournal.ie From Taylor Swift to James Joyce: Here's what's happening this weekend Something For The Weekend

From Taylor Swift to James Joyce: Here's what's happening this weekend

Here’s a round-up of the events taking place across Ireland over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie By day, John Shevlin makes hats, but once a year he transforms into James Joyce Bloomsday

By day, John Shevlin makes hats, but once a year he transforms into James Joyce

Meet Dublin’s go-to James Joyce lookalike.

From TheJournal.ie 'And then a rocket sprang and bang': We asked David Norris to read his favourite section of Ulysses Bloomsday This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Nutty gizzards, free readings and bus tours: Here's your Bloomsday 2016 event guide James Joyce

Nutty gizzards, free readings and bus tours: Here's your Bloomsday 2016 event guide

We look at the events celebrating James Joyce’s Ulysses, running from today until Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie David Norris: The most common advice about reading Ulysses is 'absolute rubbish' Bloomsday

David Norris: The most common advice about reading Ulysses is 'absolute rubbish'

“If you’re bored or confused, forget about it, move on.”

6 emotions people who haven't read Ulysses experience on Bloomsday

It’s an emotional rollercoaster.

From TheJournal.ie David Norris on Stephen Fry and replacing wombs with 'bazookas' Beyond Bloomsday

David Norris on Stephen Fry and replacing wombs with 'bazookas'

This is going to be one LIVELY conversation.

From TheJournal.ie These giant purple slugs are invading California beaches (some people have mistaken them for human organs) Sea Blobs

These giant purple slugs are invading California beaches (some people have mistaken them for human organs)

Keep an eye out for these fellows, if you’re heading to the San Francisco Bay area.

From TheJournal.ie David Norris undergoes successful liver transplant, but is still "a bit feeble" Bloomsday

David Norris undergoes successful liver transplant, but is still "a bit feeble"

The independent senator was out and about today at Bloomsday celebrations.

From TheJournal.ie Read 90 letters James Joyce wrote to his family Bloomsday

Read 90 letters James Joyce wrote to his family

Spoiler: Lots of the letters were about Finnegan’s Wake. And they weren’t all in English. Classic Joyce.

11 people who haven't read Ulysses either Bloomsday This post contains a poll

11 people who haven't read Ulysses either

It’s on the bookshelf but…

From TheJournal.ie Bloomsday breakfasts, walks, talks and music celebrate Joyce's iconic work Ulysses

Bloomsday breakfasts, walks, talks and music celebrate Joyce's iconic work

Events have been taking place all week to commemorate Joyce’s most iconic work.

From TheJournal.ie Bloomsday celebrations taking place in Dublin, Dun Laoghaire and Bray Joyce

Bloomsday celebrations taking place in Dublin, Dun Laoghaire and Bray

Bloomsday breakfast, walks, talks, plays, music and a world record attempt – just some of the ways James Joyce is being remembered tomorrow. Here’s what’s going on.

From TheJournal.ie Look like Joyce? Well, get some Gorgonzola sandwiches and head to Dun Laoghaire Bloomsday

Look like Joyce? Well, get some Gorgonzola sandwiches and head to Dun Laoghaire

Bloomsday is a time if year when all James Joyce fans re-Joyce (sorry!) all over the world and celebrate his literary masterpieces.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

All the day’s main news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed.

In pictures: a rainy Bloomsday across Ireland Bloomsday This post contains images

In pictures: a rainy Bloomsday across Ireland

A number of politicians – including the President of Ireland – have got into the spirit of things today.

From TheJournal.ie Happy Bloomsday: 7 facts about James Joyce and Ulysses Rejoyce This post contains videos

Happy Bloomsday: 7 facts about James Joyce and Ulysses

(Includes one obligatory fact about the eighties cartoon Ulysses 31)

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you read Ulysses? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you read Ulysses?

Today Ireland is celebrating James Joyce’s doorstop novel. But have you actually read it?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

What the Blooming hell is going on today?

It’s Bloomsday today, celebrating the work of James Joyce. What’s going on around the country?

From TheJournal.ie James Joyce in Paris: 4 things you may not have known Bloomsday

James Joyce in Paris: 4 things you may not have known

Ahead of Bloomsday, travel writer and broadcaster Manchán Magan went to Paris on the trail of author James Joyce – and was surprised by the things he learned about his time there…

From TheJournal.ie Joyce copyright lifted from tomorrow James Joyce

Joyce copyright lifted from tomorrow

The copyright on the works of James Joyce expires on 1 January 2012 – meaning that for the first time, his published and unpublished writings will be in the public domain.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Thursday The Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Thursday

All the news of the day, plus some bits and pieces you may have missed.

Software developer cracks Ulysses puzzle "to cross Dublin without passing a pub"

Rory McCann uses a mapping algorithm to solve an 111-year-old puzzle first posed by Leopold Bloom in ‘Ulysses’.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning, including: the ECB mulls over Ireland’s plan to burn Anglo bondholders, the government’s 100th day in power, and a longstanding Bloomsday riddle is finally solved…

Ulysses to be celebrated with a flash mob in Dublin

The copyright restriction on Ulysses will be lifted next year, meaning an expansion of Bloomsday celebrations. If you can’t wait for the flash mob, this year’s Bloomsday will see a “tweading” of the book on Twitter.