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#James Joyce

# james-joyce - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Colm Tóibín, An Taisce and others launch appeal against converting James Joyce's House of the Dead into tourist hostel

Dublin City Council granted permission last month for the house at 15 Usher’s Island, Dublin 8 to be redeveloped into a hostel.

# james-joyce - Friday 16 October, 2020

Council gives green light to convert James Joyce's House of the Dead into a tourist hostel

The house at 15 Usher’s Island, Dublin 8 was once home to James Joyce’s grand aunts.

# james-joyce - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Poll: Have you ever read any James Joyce? Bloomsday This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever read any James Joyce?

Bloomsday will be celebrated a bit differently this year.

# james-joyce - Sunday 14 June, 2020

'It's normal people before Normal People': Celebrate Bloomsday with a mammoth Ulysses broadcast

RTÉ will be broadcasting a 30-hour-long production of Ulysses to mark a socially distanced Bloomsday.

# james-joyce - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know James Joyce?

Bloomsday is going to look very different this year.

# james-joyce - Sunday 19 January, 2020

New diaries reveal how a top Irish diplomat helped James Joyce's family flee Nazi-occupied France

Seán Lester was the last Secretary General of the League of Nations and tried to help Joyce as he fled the Nazis.

# james-joyce - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Plans to turn James Joyce House of the Dead into a hostel put on hold by council

The house was the setting of Joyce’s famous short story The Dead.

# james-joyce - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

James Joyce House was 'not designed for intensive daily use' as a 56-bed hostel

It was built “nearly 250 years ago and was not designed or constructed for intensive daily use,” the Irish Georgian Society said.

# james-joyce - Friday 22 November, 2019

'Not my right to interfere with views of the family': Councillors drop James Joyce repatriation bid

Labour councillor Dermot Lacey said he did not regret tabling the motion at the committee meeting.

# james-joyce - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

'James Joyce did not wish to go back to Ireland': Head of Joyce Foundation says there would be 'resistance' to repatriation

Joyce is buried in a grave in Zurich with his wife Nora Barnacle and their son.

# james-joyce - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Poll: Should we bring James Joyce's remains back to Ireland? Dubliner This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we bring James Joyce's remains back to Ireland?

The repatriation would be ahead of the centenary of the publication of Ulysses.

Councillors table motion in bid to have James Joyce's remains returned to Ireland

Councillors say they want to honour his memory while others worry it would be a money-making exercise.

# james-joyce - Sunday 10 March, 2019

A Joycean time capsule: This former Dublin chemist's shop has barely changed in more than 100 years

The pharmacy opened in 1847 and was in business right up until 2009.

# james-joyce - Sunday 3 March, 2019

Dublin pharmacy made famous by James Joyce fundraising to help cover increased rent

Sweny’s Pharmacy, located at 1 Lincoln Place in Dublin 2, first opened in 1847.

# james-joyce - Monday 16 July, 2018

From The Daily Edge Which Dublin Statue Are You? Quiz

Which Dublin Statue Are You?

Are you more ‘Tart with a cart’ or ‘The prick with a stick’?

# james-joyce - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Lucia Joyce: Why she was more than the 'mad daughter of a genius'

A new dance show looks at exploring another side to Lucia, daughter of James Joyce, who was herself a professional dancer.

# james-joyce - Saturday 16 June, 2018

By day, John Shevlin makes hats, but once a year he transforms into James Joyce

Meet Dublin’s go-to James Joyce lookalike.

# james-joyce - Friday 15 June, 2018

'And then a rocket sprang and bang': We asked David Norris to read his favourite section of Ulysses Bloomsday This post contains videos

# james-joyce - Thursday 23 March, 2017

From The42 What happened to Stephen Ireland? Enigma This post contains videos

What happened to Stephen Ireland?

10 years on from his winning goal against Wales at Croke Park, the Stoke star has become one of Irish football’s most elusive figures.

# james-joyce - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Joyce thanks Yeats for his 'helping hand' in letters just bought by the State

Arts Minister Heather Humphreys said that an extra €500,000 had been allocated to acquire the letters.

# james-joyce - Monday 13 June, 2016

Nutty gizzards, free readings and bus tours: Here's your Bloomsday 2016 event guide

We look at the events celebrating James Joyce’s Ulysses, running from today until Thursday.

# james-joyce - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

The greatest Irish short story ever written is getting a makeover

It’s gone opera.

# james-joyce - Monday 6 July, 2015

Have you seen this man?

He has been known to frequent the Donegal area in the past.

# james-joyce - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

David Norris: The most common advice about reading Ulysses is 'absolute rubbish'

“If you’re bored or confused, forget about it, move on.”

From The Daily Edge 6 emotions people who haven't read Ulysses experience on Bloomsday Bloomsday

6 emotions people who haven't read Ulysses experience on Bloomsday

It’s an emotional rollercoaster.

David Norris on Stephen Fry and replacing wombs with 'bazookas'

This is going to be one LIVELY conversation.

# james-joyce - Friday 20 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Ireland's most famous writers have been turned into believable hipsters Uselysses

Ireland's most famous writers have been turned into believable hipsters

James Joyce in a Vampire Weekend t-shirt.

# james-joyce - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

From The42 James Joyce was a rugby fan? It's TheScore.ie's 50 favourite sports articles of 2014 (part 1) Good Reads

James Joyce was a rugby fan? It's TheScore.ie's 50 favourite sports articles of 2014 (part 1)

Also featuring articles on Luis Suarez, Munster coach Anthony Foley and Kobe Bryant.

# james-joyce - Thursday 6 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge That 'Irish alcoholism' job rejection? There's now a Craigslist response from Seoul... Korea Choices

That 'Irish alcoholism' job rejection? There's now a Craigslist response from Seoul...

… who is pretending to be a drunk James Joyce.

# james-joyce - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Coddle, queens and Lady Gaga: TheJournal.ie Culture Night Preview Bus

Fifty lucky TheJournal.ie readers (and one editor) were treated to a whistlestop preview of next Friday’s hotspots – with poetry, storytelling and music in between stops.

# james-joyce - Monday 16 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 people who haven't read Ulysses either Bloomsday This post contains a poll

11 people who haven't read Ulysses either

It’s on the bookshelf but…

Opinion: With Bloomsday upon us, let's be inspired to pay attention to the details

Joyce took extreme liberty with language and we celebrate his genius – but when are rules NOT meant to be broken?

# james-joyce - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Celebrating 100 years of Dubliners

The masterpiece was published on 15 June 1914 after a nine-year fight with publishers.

Bloomsday breakfasts, walks, talks and music celebrate Joyce's iconic work

Events have been taking place all week to commemorate Joyce’s most iconic work.

# james-joyce - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Extract: Dubliners 100, a modern re-telling of Joyce's tales of life in the capital

Fifteen Irish writers have contributed to a modern re-telling of James Joyce’s classic short story collection, Dubliners, to mark the centenary of its publication.

# james-joyce - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge People are losing the rag over three Irish books included in a "Best British Novels" list Careful Now

People are losing the rag over three Irish books included in a "Best British Novels" list

James Joyce, John Banville and Flann O’Brien were featured in The Telegraph’s Best British Novels list.

# james-joyce - Sunday 9 March, 2014

From The42 James Joyce's love of rugby and the tale of the team who only lost once in the NFL; this week’s best sportswriting Good Reads

James Joyce's love of rugby and the tale of the team who only lost once in the NFL; this week’s best sportswriting

Plus, a detailed analysis of the recent Ireland-Wales game and an interview with Willie Mullins ahead of Cheltenham.

# james-joyce - Friday 27 December, 2013

Extract: Colm McCann on Dublin, Ulysses and friendship

“The book that I return to, when I return to Ireland, is always Ulysses… Death takes away a lot of things, but it can’t ever take away our stories.”

# james-joyce - Monday 23 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge A pint in the Stag's Head listed in top 50 'must eat experiences' Stag's Ahead

A pint in the Stag's Head listed in top 50 'must eat experiences'

The Dublin pub was the only Irish entry to make Kenwood’s food lovers bucket list.

# james-joyce - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Bloomsday celebrations taking place in Dublin, Dun Laoghaire and Bray

Bloomsday breakfast, walks, talks, plays, music and a world record attempt – just some of the ways James Joyce is being remembered tomorrow. Here’s what’s going on.

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