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From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you ever read any James Joyce? Bloomsday This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever read any James Joyce?

Bloomsday will be celebrated a bit differently this year.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's normal people before Normal People': Celebrate Bloomsday with a mammoth Ulysses broadcast Zoomsday

'It's normal people before Normal People': Celebrate Bloomsday with a mammoth Ulysses broadcast

RTÉ will be broadcasting a 30-hour-long production of Ulysses to mark a socially distanced Bloomsday.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you know James Joyce? Bloomsday

Quiz: How well do you know James Joyce?

Bloomsday is going to look very different this year.

From TheJournal.ie New diaries reveal how a top Irish diplomat helped James Joyce's family flee Nazi-occupied France Seán Lester

New diaries reveal how a top Irish diplomat helped James Joyce's family flee Nazi-occupied France

Seán Lester was the last Secretary General of the League of Nations and tried to help Joyce as he fled the Nazis.

From TheJournal.ie Plans to turn James Joyce House of the Dead into a hostel put on hold by council Dublin

Plans to turn James Joyce House of the Dead into a hostel put on hold by council

The house was the setting of Joyce’s famous short story The Dead.

From TheJournal.ie James Joyce House was 'not designed for intensive daily use' as a 56-bed hostel Dead Set Against

James Joyce House was 'not designed for intensive daily use' as a 56-bed hostel

It was built “nearly 250 years ago and was not designed or constructed for intensive daily use,” the Irish Georgian Society said.

From TheJournal.ie 'Not my right to interfere with views of the family': Councillors drop James Joyce repatriation bid Portrait Of An Artist

'Not my right to interfere with views of the family': Councillors drop James Joyce repatriation bid

Labour councillor Dermot Lacey said he did not regret tabling the motion at the committee meeting.

From TheJournal.ie 'James Joyce did not wish to go back to Ireland': Head of Joyce Foundation says there would be 'resistance' to repatriation Portrait Of An Artist

'James Joyce did not wish to go back to Ireland': Head of Joyce Foundation says there would be 'resistance' to repatriation

Joyce is buried in a grave in Zurich with his wife Nora Barnacle and their son.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should we bring James Joyce's remains back to Ireland? Dubliner This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we bring James Joyce's remains back to Ireland?

The repatriation would be ahead of the centenary of the publication of Ulysses.

From TheJournal.ie Councillors table motion in bid to have James Joyce's remains returned to Ireland Ulysses

Councillors table motion in bid to have James Joyce's remains returned to Ireland

Councillors say they want to honour his memory while others worry it would be a money-making exercise.

From TheJournal.ie A Joycean time capsule: This former Dublin chemist's shop has barely changed in more than 100 years Sweny's

A Joycean time capsule: This former Dublin chemist's shop has barely changed in more than 100 years

The pharmacy opened in 1847 and was in business right up until 2009.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin pharmacy made famous by James Joyce fundraising to help cover increased rent Sweny's Pharmacy

Dublin pharmacy made famous by James Joyce fundraising to help cover increased rent

Sweny’s Pharmacy, located at 1 Lincoln Place in Dublin 2, first opened in 1847.

Which Dublin Statue Are You?

Are you more ‘Tart with a cart’ or ‘The prick with a stick’?

From TheJournal.ie Lucia Joyce: Why she was more than the 'mad daughter of a genius' Horrible Creature

Lucia Joyce: Why she was more than the 'mad daughter of a genius'

A new dance show looks at exploring another side to Lucia, daughter of James Joyce, who was herself a professional dancer.

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 The42 What happened to Stephen Ireland? Enigma This post contains videos

What happened to Stephen Ireland?

10 years on from his winning goal against Wales at Croke Park, the Stoke star has become one of Irish football’s most elusive figures.

From TheJournal.ie Joyce thanks Yeats for his 'helping hand' in letters just bought by the State The Second Coming

Joyce thanks Yeats for his 'helping hand' in letters just bought by the State

Arts Minister Heather Humphreys said that an extra €500,000 had been allocated to acquire the letters.

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 The greatest Irish short story ever written is getting a makeover The Dead
From TheJournal.ie Have you seen this man? Wexford

Have you seen this man?

He has been known to frequent the Donegal area in the past.

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.

Ireland's most famous writers have been turned into believable hipsters

James Joyce in a Vampire Weekend t-shirt.

From The42 James Joyce was a rugby fan? It's TheScore.ie's 50 favourite sports articles of 2014 (part 1) Good Reads

James Joyce was a rugby fan? It's TheScore.ie's 50 favourite sports articles of 2014 (part 1)

Also featuring articles on Luis Suarez, Munster coach Anthony Foley and Kobe Bryant.

That 'Irish alcoholism' job rejection? There's now a Craigslist response from Seoul...

… who is pretending to be a drunk James Joyce.

From TheJournal.ie Coddle, queens and Lady Gaga: TheJournal.ie Culture Night Preview Bus Culture Night

Coddle, queens and Lady Gaga: TheJournal.ie Culture Night Preview Bus

Fifty lucky TheJournal.ie readers (and one editor) were treated to a whistlestop preview of next Friday’s hotspots – with poetry, storytelling and music in between stops.

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 Opinion: With Bloomsday upon us, let's be inspired to pay attention to the details English

Opinion: With Bloomsday upon us, let's be inspired to pay attention to the details

Joyce took extreme liberty with language and we celebrate his genius – but when are rules NOT meant to be broken?

From TheJournal.ie Celebrating 100 years of Dubliners James Joyce

Celebrating 100 years of Dubliners

The masterpiece was published on 15 June 1914 after a nine-year fight with publishers.

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 Extract: Dubliners 100, a modern re-telling of Joyce's tales of life in the capital Literature

Extract: Dubliners 100, a modern re-telling of Joyce's tales of life in the capital

Fifteen Irish writers have contributed to a modern re-telling of James Joyce’s classic short story collection, Dubliners, to mark the centenary of its publication.

People are losing the rag over three Irish books included in a "Best British Novels" list

James Joyce, John Banville and Flann O’Brien were featured in The Telegraph’s Best British Novels list.

From The42 James Joyce's love of rugby and the tale of the team who only lost once in the NFL; this week’s best sportswriting Good Reads

James Joyce's love of rugby and the tale of the team who only lost once in the NFL; this week’s best sportswriting

Plus, a detailed analysis of the recent Ireland-Wales game and an interview with Willie Mullins ahead of Cheltenham.

From TheJournal.ie Extract: Colm McCann on Dublin, Ulysses and friendship Opinion

Extract: Colm McCann on Dublin, Ulysses and friendship

“The book that I return to, when I return to Ireland, is always Ulysses… Death takes away a lot of things, but it can’t ever take away our stories.”

A pint in the Stag's Head listed in top 50 'must eat experiences'

The Dublin pub was the only Irish entry to make Kenwood’s food lovers bucket list.

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 Original manuscript of Samuel Beckett's first novel for sale Samuel Beckett

Original manuscript of Samuel Beckett's first novel for sale

The handwritten rough draft of the modernist writer’s first novel – described as “one of the most important 20th century working manuscripts” – is expected to fetch up to €1.4 million.

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