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The James Joyce Centre

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35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, Ireland

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February 2018
€8 - €10

Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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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March 2018
€8 - €10

Dubliners Tour

March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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 social,…

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Free

Luca Crispi – A Story of a Friendship Revisited: James Joyce & Paul Léon

March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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For the second talk in our 2018 Spring/Summer Lecture Series, we're delighted to welcome Dr Luca Crispi back to the James Joyce Centre to discuss Joyce's relationship with his secretary and advisor Paul Léon. Dr Crispi is a regular presenter here at the Centre and his talks are always stimulating and thought-provoking, so be sure to book your place early! Places are free but limited - book your spot below or by calling us on 01 878 8547.

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€8 - €10

Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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 social,…

Find out more »
€8 - €10

Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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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April 2018
Free

Flicka Small – Dear Dirty Dublin: ‘Microbes, Germs, Bacteria’ in Ulysses

April 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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For the third talk in our 2018 Spring/Summer Lecture Series, we're delighted to welcome Flicka Small to present on microbes, germs and bacteria in Ulysses. Flicka is a regular visitor to the Centre and we've had reason to seek her advice on her speciality - food in 20th Century literature - many times, not least in preparation for last year's Tasting Joyce event presented by FEAST. We're excited to hear more about her unique perspective on Joyce's work on the…

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May 2018
Free

Micheline Sheehy Skeffington – Hanna and Francis Sheehy Skeffington’s Role in Shaping Early 20th Century Ireland

May 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sheehy Skeffingtons

For the final talk in our 2018 Spring/Summer Lecture Series, we're delighted to welcome botanist and activist Micheline Sheehy Skeffington to the Centre to discuss the contribution of her grandparents Hanna and Francis to the shaping of Irish society in the 20th century. We're particularly excited to celebrate the feminist activism of the Sheehy Skeffingtons in the centenary year of women's suffrage and at a time when feminist issues are once again to the fore of contemporary cultural conversation. Places…

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