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September 2016
€16

Walking into Eternity: Ulysses in Sandymount Tour

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
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'Am I walking into eternity along Sandymount strand?' This new walking tour offers Joyceans an opportunity to get outside the city & explore the area around Sandymount Strand that Joyce returns to in three episodes of Ulysses. Travelling by train from the city centre, the tour takes in Newbridge Avenue (Paddy Dignam’s home in the ‘Hades’ episode), the Star of the Sea Church & Leahy’s Terrace (‘Nausicaa’), & Sandymount strand (location for both the ‘Proteus’ & ‘Nausicaa’ episodes). It’ll also…

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October 2016
€8 - €10

Joyce Circular Tour

October 1 @ 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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Free

Felix Larkin – ‘Harped History: Joyce, 1916 and Revisionism’

October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
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The James Joyce Centre are delighted to present this lecture by Felix Larkin on 'Harped History: Joyce, 1916 and Revisionism'. Lectures begin at 6:30pm sharp. Places are free but limited – booking is essential! Reserve your place below or call us on 01 878 8547.

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€8 - €10

Dubliners Tour

October 8 @ 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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Free

New Dublin Press Presents ‘Anything That Burns You': Terese Svoboda at the James Joyce Centre

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
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“Terese Svoboda is one of few contemporary American writers who possesses a global consciousness” -- Brooklyn Rail. The James Joyce Centre and New Dublin Press are delighted to be hosting a talk and reading by acclaimed American poet, author, and biographer Terese Svoboda on October 10 at 7:00PM. She will be presenting her new biography, Anything That Burns You: A Portrait of Lola Ridge, Radical Poet, a timely book on an important Irish-American feminist writer. "This is a rich and detailed account of…

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