Of Thyme and Rosemary

Yesterday for our afternoon performance, visitors enjoyed an informal rehearsed reading of the one-act play ‘Of Thyme and Rosemary’, a conversation between James Joyce and Marcel Proust. The authors first met on 18 May 1922 at a private dinner party at the Hotel Majestic in Paris.  Among the guests were fellow icons of Modernism Diaghilev, […]

Ulysses at the Abbey Theatre (11 June – 21 July 2018)

  Written by James Joyce Adapted by Dermot Bolger Directed by Graham McLaren  Bloomsday may be over but the Joycean fun doesn’t have to end just yet. The Abbey Theatre’s acclaimed production of Ulysses is running until 21 July, so you’ve still got time to catch this energetic and hilarious production. We’ve got FIVE free […]

The Drawing on Joyce Sketchbook Project 2018

To celebrate James Joyce’s birthday, we’re delighted to host this guest blog from Dublin Sketchers and our friends and neighbours at the Olivier Cornet Gallery as they launch an exciting  new project… As you are now so once were we – Ulysses, James Joyce. The Drawing on Joyce sketchbook project will take place live on the […]

The Bloomsday Interview: Michael Chabon & Ayelet Waldman in conversation with Rick O’Shea

On Bloomsday 2016 the James Joyce Centre presented a very special Bloomsday Interview with literary power couple Michael Chabon & Ayelet Waldman in conversation with RTE’s The Poetry Programme presenter Rick O’Shea. The discussion was held at the O’Reilly Theatre in Joyce’s alma mater Belvedere College, just up the street from the Centre. The conversation on the […]

Bloomsday Interview: Stephen Fry with David Norris – Listen Now!

On Bloomsday 2015 the James Joyce Centre hosted a very special Bloomsday Interview featuring Stephen Fry in conversation with Senator David Norris. The discussion was held at the O’Reilly Theatre in Joyce’s alma mater Belvedere College, just up the street from the Centre. Over 520 people packed into the theatre to listen to two incredible […]