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May 2017
€8 - €10

Footsteps of Leopold Bloom Tour

May 11 @ 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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Another Irregular Finnegans Wake-End

May 12 @ 6:30 pm - May 13 @ 5:00 pm
The James Joyce Centre,
35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
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We 're delighted to be collaborating with UCD James Joyce Research Centre to present 'Another Irregular Finnegans Wake-End' on Friday 12 and Saturday 13 May 2017. The weekend will begin on Friday at 6:30pm, when celebrated actor Barry McGovern will launch the CD, David Norris Reads from “Finnegans Wake” (A recording of “Anna Livia Plurabelle”) here in the James Joyce Centre. On Saturday 13 May, we'll be hosting the latest instalment of the UCD Finnegans Wake Workshop from 11am - 5pm. The…

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Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

May 13 @ 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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Dubliners Tour

May 16 @ 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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Footsteps of Leopold Bloom Tour

May 18 @ 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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