On this day…31 October

On 31 October 1902 Joyce graduated from University College Dublin. Joyce had started his studies at UCD in 1898 and completed his final examinations in September 1902. He graduated on Friday 31 October 1902 with a Pass degree in modern languages. Joyce’s grades in his final year were not very impressive – 58% in French, […]

On this day…21 October

On 21 October 1901 Two Essays was published. The two essays were by Joyce and Francis Skeffington and had been rejected by the University magazine St Stephen’s. Joyce and Skeffington then published the essays in a booklet at their own expense. Joyce wrote his essay, ‘The Day of the Rabblement,’ in response to what he […]