On this day…30 October

On 30 October 1904 Joyce arrived in Pola. Having first gone to Zurich and then to Trieste in hope of getting a position at a Berlitz School, Joyce finally received an appointment in Pola (now Pula, Croatia) where he and Nora arrived on Sunday 30 October 1904. They remained in Pola until 5 March 1905. […]

On this day…18 October

On 18 October 1909 Joyce left Trieste to set up the Volta cinema in Dublin. Shortly after arriving in Trieste in September 1909, Eva Joyce suggested to her brother that Dublin needed a cinema like those she saw in Trieste. Joyce managed to persuade some Triestine businessmen with connections to local cinemas to put up […]