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February 2015

Ulysses For All – The Reader Writes Back

February 1 @ 2:00 pm - June 3 @ 7:00 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street, Dublin 1, Ireland
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   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 2015 at the James Joyce Centre for the return of our popular structured reading group 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 4 February, the course runs over 18 weeks and will…

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March 2015

Joyce Circular Tour

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street, Dublin 1, Ireland
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On our wanderings around the Hibernian metropolis, we take in North Earl Street and the ‘Prick with the Stick’; the house where Oliver ‘Buck Mulligan’ Gogarty was born; the setting of the Dubliners story ‘The Boarding House’;  the site of 7 Eccles Street, home of Leopold & Molly Bloom; and Belvedere College, which Joyce attended in the 1890s. The tour starts from and returns to the James Joyce Centre and lasts 90 minutes.

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Dubliners Tour

March 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street, Dublin 1, Ireland
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Join our guide on a ramble through the city of Joyce’s first and most accessible work, Dubliners. It skilfully treats both turn-of-the-century Dublin and Joyce’s surroundings in continental Europe where the stories were written. The tour examines Joyce’s life in Dublin and the Dublin he created in his stories, as well as looking at how the city has commemorated it famous son. Joyce’s Dublin was a city of politics and intrigue, of religious devotion and disaffection, as well as a…

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Joyce Circular Tour

March 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street, Dublin 1, Ireland
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On our wanderings around the Hibernian metropolis, we take in North Earl Street and the ‘Prick with the Stick’; the house where Oliver ‘Buck Mulligan’ Gogarty was born; the setting of the Dubliners story ‘The Boarding House’;  the site of 7 Eccles Street, home of Leopold & Molly Bloom; and Belvedere College, which Joyce attended in the 1890s. The tour starts from and returns to the James Joyce Centre and lasts 90 minutes.

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Dubliners Tour

March 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street, Dublin 1, Ireland
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Join our guide on a ramble through the city of Joyce’s first and most accessible work, Dubliners. It skilfully treats both turn-of-the-century Dublin and Joyce’s surroundings in continental Europe where the stories were written. The tour examines Joyce’s life in Dublin and the Dublin he created in his stories, as well as looking at how the city has commemorated it famous son. Joyce’s Dublin was a city of politics and intrigue, of religious devotion and disaffection, as well as a…

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April 2015

Footsteps of Leopold Bloom Tour

April 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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Joyce & the Irish Literary Revival Tour

April 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street, Dublin 1, Ireland
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James Joyce grew up in a Dublin where politics, art and culture were intrinsic parts of everyday life and conversation. Nationalism was on the rise and, in the world of literature, artists were engaging with ideas of Irish identity and experience in what was known as the Irish Literary Revival. Joyce was shaped by this environment, but he had a complex relationship with his contemporaries and his nation. Join us on a tour that explores Joyce’s debt to major Revivalist…

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Joyce Circular Tour

April 7 @ 2:00 am - 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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Footsteps of Leopold Bloom Tour

April 9 @ 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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Joyce & the Irish Literary Revival Tour

April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street, Dublin 1, Ireland
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James Joyce grew up in a Dublin where politics, art and culture were intrinsic parts of everyday life and conversation. Nationalism was on the rise and, in the world of literature, artists were engaging with ideas of Irish identity and experience in what was known as the Irish Literary Revival. Joyce was shaped by this environment, but he had a complex relationship with his contemporaries and his nation. Join us on a tour that explores Joyce’s debt to major Revivalist…

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