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May 2019

Dubliners Tour

May 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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€8 – €10 5 tickets left
James Joyce's Dubliners

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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Footsteps of Leopold Bloom Tour

May 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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€8 – €10 12 tickets left

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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Friday Ulysses Reading Group

May 24 @ 1:05 pm - 1:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:05 pm on Friday, repeating until June 7, 2019

The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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Ulysses Reading Group 2019 at the James Joyce Centre

Join us every Friday lunchtime at the James Joyce Centre from 1st February to take on Ulysses, the big blue book of Eccles. We’ll start reading at page one on Friday 1st February and progress through the book each week. If we’re lucky, we’ll get to the end in time for the Bloomsday Festival in June. It will be a unique experience to read this iconic work of fiction together. Copies of Ulysses are available to borrow each week, or bring your own…

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Friday Ulysses Reading Group

May 24 @ 1:05 pm - 1:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:05 pm on Friday, repeating until December 20, 2019

The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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Ulysses Reading Group 2019 at the James Joyce Centre

Join us every Friday lunchtime at the James Joyce Centre from 1st February to take on Ulysses, the big blue book of Eccles. We’ll start reading at page one on Friday 1st February and progress through the book each week. If we’re lucky, we’ll get to the end by the December of 2019. It will be a unique experience to read this iconic work of fiction together. Copies of Ulysses are available to borrow each week, or bring your own well-thumbed favourite. Participants…

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Introducing Joyce’s Dublin Tour

May 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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€8 – €10 6 tickets left

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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Dubliners Tour

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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€8 – €10 12 tickets left
James Joyce's Dubliners

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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“The Gift” – a Stephen Gardner event.

May 29 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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Join us for a live performance of a very special musical piece ‘The Gift’ a spirited commemoration of the donation made by the Choctaw Nation to the Irish people at the height of the Great Irish Famine. This newly developed piece is a response to the poetry of Doireann Ni Ghriofa and LeAnne Howe of the Choctaw Nation. The musical score was created by the composer Stephen Gardner and will be performed by Ellen Demos (experimental vocalist), Arun Rao, (cello)…

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Footsteps of Leopold Bloom Tour

May 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George's Street
Dublin 1, D01WK44 Ireland
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€8 – €10 10 tickets left

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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