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September 2017
€8 - €10

Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

September 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
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Introducing Joyce's Dublin

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; Hardwicke Street, the setting of the short…

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Caroline Elbay – ‘What is a Nation: Joyce, Bloom and the Post-Truth Trumpadours’

September 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
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We're delighted that the first lecture in our 2017 Autumn/Winter Series will see Caroline Elbay discuss Joyce, nationality and contemporary politics on 4 September at 6:30pm. Places are free but limited! Book below or call us on 01 878 8547 to reserve your place.

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€8 - €10

Dubliners Tour

September 5 @ 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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€8 - €10

Footsteps of Leopold Bloom Tour

September 7 @ 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

Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

September 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
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Introducing Joyce's Dublin

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; Hardwicke Street, the setting of the short…

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