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 […]

Autumn/ Winter Lecture Series 2016

We’re delighted to announce that the beginning of our Autumn/ Winter Lecture Series is just around the corner and we’ve got a programme that’s sure to entertain and intrigue in equal measure. This season, we continue our centenary celebration of the publication of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and the 1916 Rising with a […]

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 […]

Waywords & Meansigns – The British Take on Finnegans Wake

Waywords and Meansigns is a large-scale project setting the Wake to music unabridged, with each chapter set to music by a different person or group. While the project features readers and musicians from around the globe, a large number of the contributors are British. Neil Campbell, a mainstay of British fringe and experimental music scenes, […]