The James Joyce Centre started our Autumn/Winter Lecture series in the beautiful Kenmare Room with ‘First Sightings of James Joyce’s Ulysses’, a talk by Ed Mulhall on the serialisation of Ulysses in the Little Review magazine from March 1918.
Ed Muhall is an editorial advisor and media consultant with 40 years’ experience in broadcast and news media. During his career at RTE, Ed worked as a radio producer, a television producer/director and a news programme editor before becoming Director of News in 1997 and Managing Director of News and Current Affairs in 2002.
Since retiring from RTE, Ed has worked as an editorial advisor for the EBU News Department, Century Ireland and a number of national and international media projects. He has written on broadcasting and the Irish financial crisis as well as on history and literature. He has written on Joyce for Century Ireland, spoken on panels on Joyce and co-ordinated all RTE production for the centenary of Bloomsday in 2004. He is currently a Research Associate at Trinity College.
If you did not make it to the talk at the James Joyce Centre, you can read Ed’s insightful article on the first appearances of Ulysses in public on RTE’s Century Ireland website here.