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James Joyce's 'House of the Dead' to become hostel despite planning appeal by author Colm Tóibín
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James Joyce's 'House of the Dead' to become hostel despite planning appeal by author Colm Tóibín

Apr 21st 2021, 11:56 AM 13,933 Views 14 Comments

Permission was initially granted by Dublin City Council last year.

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Colm Tóibín, An Taisce and others launch appeal against converting James Joyce's House of the Dead into tourist hostel

Nov 12th 2020, 2:25 PM 14,148 Views 19 Comments

Dublin City Council granted permission last month for the house at 15 Usher’s Island, Dublin 8 to be redeveloped into a hostel.

Council gives green light to convert James Joyce's House of the Dead into a tourist hostel
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Council gives green light to convert James Joyce's House of the Dead into a tourist hostel

Oct 16th 2020, 4:39 PM 15,348 Views 22 Comments

The house at 15 Usher’s Island, Dublin 8 was once home to James Joyce’s grand aunts.

Poll: Have you ever read any James Joyce?
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Poll: Have you ever read any James Joyce?

Jun 16th 2020, 8:14 AM 22,808 Views 49 Comments

Bloomsday will be celebrated a bit differently this year.

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

Jun 14th 2020, 11:00 AM 13,013 Views 12 Comments

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

Quiz: How well do you know James Joyce?
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Quiz: How well do you know James Joyce?

Jun 13th 2020, 10:00 PM 30,628 Views 30 Comments

Bloomsday is going to look very different this year.

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

Jan 19th 2020, 9:30 AM 16,830 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Dec 22nd 2019, 3:45 PM 13,228 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Nov 26th 2019, 6:00 AM 15,825 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Nov 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 26,663 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Oct 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 24,867 Views 41 Comments

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

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

Oct 15th 2019, 9:27 AM 26,978 Views 54 Comments

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

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

Oct 15th 2019, 12:05 AM 17,218 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Mar 10th 2019, 7:30 PM 29,286 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Mar 3rd 2019, 8:00 AM 31,737 Views 22 Comments

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

Which Dublin Statue Are You?
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Which Dublin Statue Are You?

Jul 16th 2018, 9:00 PM 7,200 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Jun 26th 2018, 6:30 PM 27,109 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Jun 16th 2018, 8:30 AM 7,165 Views 3 Comments

Meet Dublin’s go-to James Joyce lookalike.

'And then a rocket sprang and bang': We asked David Norris to read his favourite section of Ulysses
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'And then a rocket sprang and bang': We asked David Norris to read his favourite section of Ulysses

Jun 15th 2018, 8:30 PM 7,984 Views 17 Comments

Happy Bloomsday.

What happened to Stephen Ireland?
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What happened to Stephen Ireland?

Mar 23rd 2017, 9:00 PM 61,076 Views 40 Comments

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.

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

Feb 16th 2017, 5:24 PM 8,065 Views 33 Comments

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

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

Jun 13th 2016, 7:00 AM 7,806 Views 3 Comments

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

The greatest Irish short story ever written is getting a makeover
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The greatest Irish short story ever written is getting a makeover

Dec 9th 2015, 2:51 PM 18,250 Views 5 Comments

It’s gone opera.

Have you seen this man?
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Have you seen this man?

Jul 6th 2015, 8:32 PM 13,408 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Jun 16th 2015, 11:55 AM 16,567 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Jun 16th 2015, 11:54 AM 3,319 Views 1 Comment

It’s an emotional rollercoaster.

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

Jun 16th 2015, 10:30 AM 10,410 Views 19 Comments

This is going to be one LIVELY conversation.

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

Mar 20th 2015, 2:15 PM 4,001 Views 0 Comments

James Joyce in a Vampire Weekend t-shirt.

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

Dec 24th 2014, 12:00 PM 9,040 Views 2 Comments

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

Nov 6th 2014, 12:16 PM 7,937 Views 10 Comments

… who is pretending to be a drunk James Joyce.

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

Sep 14th 2014, 6:30 PM 12,827 Views 6 Comments

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
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11 people who haven't read Ulysses either

Jun 16th 2014, 9:55 AM 7,122 Views 3 Comments

It’s on the bookshelf but…

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

Jun 16th 2014, 7:30 AM 43 Views 22 Comments

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

Celebrating 100 years of Dubliners
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Celebrating 100 years of Dubliners

Jun 15th 2014, 11:00 AM 6,511 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Jun 15th 2014, 10:15 AM 8,526 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Jun 14th 2014, 10:04 AM 165 Views 13 Comments

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

Apr 15th 2014, 3:01 PM 26,882 Views 79 Comments

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

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

Mar 9th 2014, 7:00 AM 3,424 Views 0 Comments

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

Extract: Colm McCann on Dublin, Ulysses and friendship
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Extract: Colm McCann on Dublin, Ulysses and friendship

Dec 27th 2013, 7:30 PM 92 Views 5 Comments

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

Sep 23rd 2013, 11:29 AM 21,168 Views 31 Comments

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

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