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Dublin 1, Ireland

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April 2018
Free

John McCourt: Ulysses in Ireland in the 1920s & 1930s

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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The James Joyce Centre are delighted that regular visitor John McCourt will be returning on Wednesday 25th April to discuss the reception of Joyce's Ulysses in Ireland with our 2018 'Ulysses for All' reading group. A small number of places have also been made open to the public, so come along for what is sure to be a fascinating talk! John McCourt is Professor of English at the University of Macerata. He is a specialist in Joyce Studies and in nineteenth…

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€8 - €10

Footsteps of Leopold Bloom Tour

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
FootstepsIcon 2018

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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€8 - €10

Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

April 28 @ 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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May 2018
€8 - €10

Dubliners Tour

May 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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€8 - €10

Footsteps of Leopold Bloom Tour

May 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
FootstepsIcon 2018

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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€8 - €10

Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

May 5 @ 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

May 8 @ 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

Footsteps of Leopold Bloom Tour

May 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
FootstepsIcon 2018

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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€8 - €10

Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

May 12 @ 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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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 are free…

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€8 - €10

Dubliners Tour

May 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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Free

Ulysses Extended – A Musical Score by Stephen Gardner performed by Paul Roe, Ellen Demos & Shane O’Donovan

May 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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The James Joyce Centre are delighted to host the second of three planned performances of celebrated composer Stephen Gardner's 'Ulysses Extended' on Wednesday 16 May at 7:30pm. In this musical work, certain passages from James Joyce’s Ulysses are interpreted by a trio of Ellen Demos on vocals, Paul Roe on bass clarinet/clarinet and Shane O’Donovan on percussion. Throughout the work, Joyce's words will be ‘extended’ into other sounds, both vocal and instrumental, with Gardner's score serving as a springboard for various avenues of improvisation. left - right: Stephen…

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€8 - €10

Footsteps of Leopold Bloom Tour

May 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
FootstepsIcon 2018

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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€8 - €10

Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

May 19 @ 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…

Find out more »
€8 - €10

Dubliners Tour

May 22 @ 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

Footsteps of Leopold Bloom Tour

May 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
FootstepsIcon 2018

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…

Find out more »
€8 - €10

Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

May 26 @ 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…

Find out more »
€8 - €10

Dubliners Tour

May 29 @ 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

Footsteps of Leopold Bloom Tour

May 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
FootstepsIcon 2018

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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June 2018
€8 - €10

Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

June 2 @ 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…

Find out more »
€8 - €10

Dubliners Tour

June 5 @ 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

Footsteps of Leopold Bloom Tour

June 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
FootstepsIcon 2018

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…

Find out more »
€8 - €10

Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

June 9 @ 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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Bloomsday Festival 11 – 16 June

June 11 @ 8:00 am - June 16 @ 12:00 am
Bloomsday 2017 Joycesite

Bloomsday celebrates 16 June, 1904, the day depicted in James Joyce's Ulysses. The 2018 festival runs from 11 - 16 June and will feature 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

Dubliners Tour

June 19 @ 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

Footsteps of Leopold Bloom Tour

June 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
FootstepsIcon 2018

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…

Find out more »
€8 - €10

Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

June 23 @ 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…

Find out more »
€8 - €10

Dubliners Tour

June 26 @ 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

Footsteps of Leopold Bloom Tour

June 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
FootstepsIcon 2018

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…

Find out more »
€8 - €10

Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

June 30 @ 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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