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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 30,674 Views 30 Comments

Bloomsday is going to look very different this year.

'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 26,669 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 24,936 Views 41 Comments

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

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 17,224 Views 38 Comments

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

The Joycean pharmacy and Writers' Tears: why a whiskey maker is helping keep Sweny's open
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The Joycean pharmacy and Writers' Tears: why a whiskey maker is helping keep Sweny's open

Jun 13th 2019, 1:36 PM 553 Views 1 Comment

The company said the pairing is a natural link.

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 29,308 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 31,778 Views 22 Comments

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

'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 7,989 Views 17 Comments

Happy Bloomsday.

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 7,813 Views 3 Comments

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

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 16,669 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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# Bloomsday

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

Jun 16th 2015, 11:54 AM 3,338 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 10,421 Views 23 Comments

This is going to be one LIVELY conversation.

Get the last of the nutty gizzards...
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Get the last of the nutty gizzards...

Jun 16th 2015, 9:30 AM 7,595 Views 16 Comments

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Aug 5th 2014, 11:16 PM 17,618 Views 3 Comments

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

Demolition of iconic Ormond Hotel is refused
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Demolition of iconic Ormond Hotel is refused

Aug 5th 2014, 9:00 AM 22,615 Views 43 Comments

The hotel is featured in James Joyce’s Ulysses.

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

Jun 27th 2014, 1:45 PM 1,465 Views 0 Comments

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

11 people who haven't read Ulysses either
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# Bloomsday

11 people who haven't read Ulysses either

Jun 16th 2014, 9:55 AM 7,130 Views 3 Comments

It’s on the bookshelf but…

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 8,529 Views 24 Comments

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

Prankster confuses his mam by autocorrecting her texts to a passage from Ulysses
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Prankster confuses his mam by autocorrecting her texts to a passage from Ulysses

Apr 26th 2014, 12:14 PM 7,781 Views 1 Comment

A novel prank, we must say.

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

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

Apr 15th 2014, 3:01 PM 26,887 Views 79 Comments

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

Muskehounds, Ulysses and Captain Planet... Republic of Telly's epic cartoon battle
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# One For All

Muskehounds, Ulysses and Captain Planet... Republic of Telly's epic cartoon battle

Apr 1st 2014, 7:57 AM 2,608 Views 4 Comments

Gonna take pollution down to zero…

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 98 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.”

17 tell-tale signs someone studied Arts at college
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# Ulysses

17 tell-tale signs someone studied Arts at college

Aug 19th 2013, 6:00 PM 30,359 Views 72 Comments

Greek and Roman Civilisations. So handy.

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

Jun 10th 2013, 2:00 PM 7,270 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Apr 11th 2013, 7:33 AM 16,839 Views 70 Comments

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

Irish film actor Milo O’Shea dies aged 86
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Irish film actor Milo O’Shea dies aged 86

Apr 3rd 2013, 11:28 AM 12,522 Views 14 Comments

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

Joyce Tower set to reopen thanks to volunteer support
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Joyce Tower set to reopen thanks to volunteer support

Aug 20th 2012, 1:50 PM 4,289 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Aug 7th 2012, 1:31 PM 11,224 Views 23 Comments

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

The Daily Fix: Saturday
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The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jun 16th 2012, 7:58 PM 7,360 Views 1 Comment

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

In pictures: a rainy Bloomsday across Ireland
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# Bloomsday

In pictures: a rainy Bloomsday across Ireland

Jun 16th 2012, 5:43 PM 5,160 Views 1 Comment

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

Happy Bloomsday: 7 facts about James Joyce and Ulysses
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Happy Bloomsday: 7 facts about James Joyce and Ulysses

Jun 16th 2012, 12:00 PM 8,000 Views 12 Comments

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

Poll: Have you read Ulysses?
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Poll: Have you read Ulysses?

Jun 16th 2012, 11:37 AM 5,132 Views 57 Comments

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

What the Blooming hell is going on today?
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What the Blooming hell is going on today?

Jun 16th 2012, 7:45 AM 3,980 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Jun 14th 2012, 7:30 AM 17,570 Views 19 Comments

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
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Ulysses to be celebrated with a flash mob in Dublin

Jun 8th 2011, 2:19 PM 618 Views 3 Comments

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

Apr 5th 2011, 1:47 PM 1,056 Views 0 Comments

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.

Rare James Joyce letter to go under the hammer
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Rare James Joyce letter to go under the hammer

Mar 16th 2011, 1:03 PM 681 Views 0 Comments

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