On this day…16 May

On 16 May 1904 Joyce participated in the Feis Ceoil singing competition. The Feis Ceoil is an annual celebration of Irish musical talent with competitions in various categories including singing. In 1903, the Feis Ceoil tenor singing competition was won by John McCormack. The prize was a year-long scholarship to study in Italy. Shortly after […]

On this day…20 April

On 20 April 1904 Stanislaus Joyce recorded in his diary that Joyce was living at Shelbourne Road. Joyce moved into lodgings at 60 Shelbourne Road in April 1904, and remained there until the end of August. During that summer, Joyce taught at Clifton School, Dalkey; he met his future wife, Nora Barnacle; he won third […]