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#Ulysses

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 Get the last of the nutty gizzards... Bloomsday Breakfast

Get the last of the nutty gizzards...

Why sitting down to a feed of “inner organs of beasts and fowls” is now an essential part of the modern Joycean celebration.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about Ireland beating the Black Ferns, Israeli boycott protests, and what Bernie Ecclestone has done…

From TheJournal.ie Demolition of iconic Ormond Hotel is refused Dedalus In The Water

Demolition of iconic Ormond Hotel is refused

The hotel is featured in James Joyce’s Ulysses.

You will soon be able to walk around inside James Joyce's Ulysses*

*If this Dubliner’s virtual reality videogame reaches its fundraising target.

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.

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 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.”

17 tell-tale signs someone studied Arts at college

Greek and Roman Civilisations. So handy.

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 Central Bank's €46 'Ulysses' coin gets Joyce quote wrong Bloom-ing Hell

Central Bank's €46 'Ulysses' coin gets Joyce quote wrong

An extra word has been inserted into a line from the opening chapter of Ulysses, which appears on a commemorative coin.

From TheJournal.ie Irish film actor Milo O’Shea dies aged 86 RIP This post contains videos

Irish film actor Milo O’Shea dies aged 86

The actor passed away in New York. He is survived by his wife, Kitty Sullivan, his sons Colm and Steven and his three grandchildren.

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

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your week.

From TheJournal.ie Joyce Tower set to reopen thanks to volunteer support Joyce Tower

Joyce Tower set to reopen thanks to volunteer support

Staffing issues at Fáilte Ireland meant that the James Joyce site closed this summer.

From TheJournal.ie Can you walk the length of Ireland without passing a pub? Let's try it out Challenge This post contains a poll

Can you walk the length of Ireland without passing a pub? Let's try it out

Photographer David Blackmore is giving it a go. Do you think it’s possible?

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?

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…

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.

Kate Bush gets permission for song based on Joyce's Ulysses

The singer first applied to use references to Joyce’s seminal work 22 year ago but has been refused permission to do so – until now.

From TheJournal.ie Rare James Joyce letter to go under the hammer James Joyce

Rare James Joyce letter to go under the hammer

The letter from Joyce to his friend, Italian writer Carlo Linati, sees the frustrated Irishman decry the censorship of his books.