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June 2017

Bloomsday Festival 11 – 16 June

June 11 @ 8:00 am - June 16 @ 12:00 am
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
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Bloomsday 2017 Joycesite

Bloomsday celebrates 16 June, 1904, the day depicted in James Joyce's Ulysses. The 2017 festival runs from 11 - 16 June and features a packed programme of walking tours, lectures, food events, performances, musical events and more. For the full programme of events and to book your places, please click here to visit the official festival website!

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€8 - €10

Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

June 17 @ 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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€8 - €10

Dubliners Tour

June 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
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DUBLINERS ICON

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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Ulysses in Sandymount Tour

June 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
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Ulysses in Sandymount Icon

'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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€8 - €10

Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

June 24 @ 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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