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September 2018
€8 - €10

Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

September 15 @ 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; Hardwicke Street, the setting of the short…

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€8 - €10

Dubliners Tour

September 18 @ 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 social,…

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€120 - €140

Cities in Literature and Music – Autumn/ Winter 12 Week Course

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
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Join us this Autumn/Winter at the James Joyce Cultural Centre where, led by Dr. Caroline Elbay, our Lifelong Learning programme presents CITIES IN LITERATURE AND MUSIC. This is a series of talks, music, and guest lectures on the varied roles that major cities have played in both literary and musical works of different eras and genres. Cities include Dublin, London, Paris, Prague, Cordoba, Trieste, Venice and New York. Together with exploring the concept of ‘The City’ through commentators such as Italo…

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€8 - €10

Footsteps of Leopold Bloom Tour

September 20 @ 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 with a…

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Culture Night 2018 at the James Joyce Centre

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
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Culture Night is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. This year, it will take place on Friday 21st September 2018. On Culture Night, arts and cultural organisations and venues of all shapes and sizes, including the James Joyce Centre, extend their opening hours to allow for increased access to the public. Special and unique events and workshops are specifically programmed at participating locations and everything is available free of charge. Get closer to one of…

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