Due to the measures put in place by the Irish Government to combat the spread of COVID-19, The James Joyce Cultural Centre is currently closed. Thank your for your understanding. The James Joyce Cultural Centre is situated in a stunning Georgian townhouse, offering visitors historical and biographical information about James Joyce and his influence in literature. We […]

Frank Kiely Exhibition Extended

The James Joyce Centre is happy to announce that Frank Kiely’s exhibition of paintings, Dubliners: Childhood and Adolescence, has been extended till 31 May 2019. While attempting to secure the publication of his short story collection Dubliners in 1906, Joyce wrote a series of letters to London publisher Grant Richards in which he justified the content and […]

Some Ideas for Bloomsday in Dublin

It’s bursting with events… We are delighted that our first events have been going extremely well at Bloomsday Towers and events are selling out every day.  Here is a simple, extensive overview of all the events happening on Saturday, 16th June, which might still have tickets left or require no booking. There are plenty of Bloomsday Breakfasts […]

Waywords & Meansigns Volume Three: Returning Contributors

Guest Blog by Waywords & Meansigns Director Derek Pyle A few weeks ago we announced many of the contributors to the third volume of Waywords and Meansigns, our international project setting Joyce’s Finnegans Wake to music. This project has been ongoing for a few years. We began by producing two unabridged musical editions of Finnegans Wake, […]

Lee Miller Exhibition

Lee Miller Photos of Dublin In this exhibition we see the iconoclastic American photographer Lee Miller traverse a desolate, post-War Dublin in 1946, capturing streets and buildings that were connected to Joyce’s life and work. This exhibition contains 60 previously unseen images that were to form part of Miller’s assignment for Vogue that would be […]