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May 2016
€8 - €10

Joyce Circular Tour

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
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Though Joyce lived most of his life outside of Ireland, Dublin would provide the backdrop for virtually all of his work. On a stroll around the north inner city, our guide will explain the real-life inspiration behind some of Joyce’s most celebrated writing and will show just how central the streetscape of the ‘Hibernian metropolis’ is to the author’s life and art. The tour visits stops such as Joyce’s alma mater, Belvedere College; North Hardwicke Street, the setting of the…

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€8 - €10

Dubliners Tour

May 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
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Joyce once referred to Dublin as the ‘centre of paralysis’, a city that he felt was backward and repressive in contrast to the modern capitals of Europe. This idea found its expression in Dubliners, a short story collection that illustrates the effects of this restrictive atmosphere on the city’s population. Join our guide on a walk that visits some of the key locations from both the collection and the author’s life, discussing all the while Joyce’s critical portrayal of the…

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June 2016
€140 - €160

Ulysses for All – Spring/Summer Reading Group

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week until June 8, 2016
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
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Ulysses for All: Uncovering Hidden Histories New worlds for old…universal language... free money, free rent, free love and a free lay church in a free lay state… - Join us in February 2016 at the James Joyce Centre for the return of our popular lifelong learning course, Ulysses for All. Led by Dubliner and Joycean Caroline Elbay, the group will work through the episodes of Joyce’s masterpiece in a structured, accessible and relaxed environment. Beginning on Wednesday 3 February, the…

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€8 - €10

Footsteps of Leopold Bloom Tour

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
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The ‘Lestrygonians’ episode of Ulysses sees Leopold Bloom make his way through the city centre on his way from Middle Abbey Street to the National Library. As he begins to feel the rumblings of hunger, his thoughts become centred on the social, political, cultural and religious importance of food; as he goes on to think, food underlies all relations to the extent that ‘peace and war depend on some fellows digestion’. Bloom’s musings on the importance of food are mixed…

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€8 - €10

Joyce Circular Tour

June 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
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Though Joyce lived most of his life outside of Ireland, Dublin would provide the backdrop for virtually all of his work. On a stroll around the north inner city, our guide will explain the real-life inspiration behind some of Joyce’s most celebrated writing and will show just how central the streetscape of the ‘Hibernian metropolis’ is to the author’s life and art. The tour visits stops such as Joyce’s alma mater, Belvedere College; North Hardwicke Street, the setting of the…

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