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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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October 2018
€8 - €10

Dubliners Tour

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
DUBLINERS-ICON2018

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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€8 - €10

Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

October 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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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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November 2018
€8 - €10

Dubliners Tour

November 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
DUBLINERS-ICON2018

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

Mary Gallagher – Letters from Hell: Paul Léon’s Writings from August 1941 to March 1942

November 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Leon Web

The James Joyce Centre are delighted to welcome Professor Mary Gallagher for a talk on her work translating a collection of letters from Paul Léon. Paul Léon was, to his fingertips, a man of letters. Ireland remembers him firstly as a most loyal friend to our expatriate literary giant over the last twelve years of Joyce's life. We also remember him, though, as the hunted, Russian-born Jew for whom the young Republic was disinclined to speak up when he was…

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€8 - €10

Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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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

November 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
DUBLINERS-ICON2018

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

November 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Introducing-Joyces-DublinIcon2018

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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December 2018
€8 - €10

Dubliners Tour

December 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
DUBLINERS-ICON2018

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

Terence Killeen – Anna’s Adieu: The End of Finnegans Wake

December 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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The James Joyce Centre are delighted to welcome our very own Research Scholar and author of Ulysses Unbound Terence Killeen to present the Christmas talk. The talk will explore the final 10 pages of Finnegans Wake, the monologue of Anna Livia as she approaches her end. Anna Livia is the personification of the river Liffey who, at the end of the book, passes out to the Irish Sea, merges with it and loses her own identity as a river. The lecture will describe the…

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€8 - €10

Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Introducing-Joyces-DublinIcon2018

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

December 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
DUBLINERS-ICON2018

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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