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#James Joyce

# james-joyce - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Anjelica Huston writes to Minister for Arts to save James Joyce's 'House of the Dead'
# House Of The Dead
# House Of The Dead

Anjelica Huston writes to Minister for Arts to save James Joyce's 'House of the Dead'

Jun 16th 2021, 1:25 PM 11,292 Views 7 Comments

The house was the setting for James Joyce’s short story ‘The Dead’ and is set to be turned into a 54-bed tourist hostel.

Poll: Have you read Ulysses?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you read Ulysses?

Jun 16th 2021, 11:00 AM 20,779 Views 39 Comments

This year’s Bloomsday Festival will run all week with most events accessible online.

# james-joyce - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Protest held outside James Joyce's 'House of the Dead' over plans to turn it into hostel
# House Of The Dead
# House Of The Dead

Protest held outside James Joyce's 'House of the Dead' over plans to turn it into hostel

Jun 15th 2021, 9:31 PM 17,173 Views 15 Comments

Actors gathered to mark their opposition to plans to turn the ‘House of the Dead’ into a hostel.

# james-joyce - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

James Joyce's 'House of the Dead' to become hostel despite planning appeal by author Colm Tóibín
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

James Joyce's 'House of the Dead' to become hostel despite planning appeal by author Colm Tóibín

Apr 21st 2021, 11:56 AM 14,127 Views 14 Comments

Permission was initially granted by Dublin City Council last year.

# 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

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

Nov 12th 2020, 2:25 PM 14,178 Views 19 Comments

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
# Planning
# Planning

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

Oct 16th 2020, 4:39 PM 15,438 Views 22 Comments

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
# Bloomsday

Poll: Have you ever read any James Joyce?

Jun 16th 2020, 8:14 AM 22,839 Views 49 Comments

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
# Zoomsday
# Zoomsday

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

Jun 14th 2020, 11:00 AM 13,055 Views 12 Comments

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
# Bloomsday

Quiz: How well do you know James Joyce?

Jun 13th 2020, 10:00 PM 30,690 Views 30 Comments

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
# Seán Lester

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

Jan 19th 2020, 9:30 AM 16,885 Views 6 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Dec 22nd 2019, 3:45 PM 13,241 Views 21 Comments

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
# Dead Set Against
# Dead Set Against

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

Nov 26th 2019, 6:00 AM 15,859 Views 8 Comments

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
# Portrait Of An Artist
# Portrait Of An Artist

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

Nov 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 26,678 Views 25 Comments

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
# Portrait Of An Artist
# Portrait Of An Artist

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

Oct 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 25,023 Views 40 Comments

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
# Dubliner

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

Oct 15th 2019, 9:27 AM 27,001 Views 54 Comments

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
# Ulysses
# Ulysses

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

Oct 15th 2019, 12:05 AM 17,243 Views 38 Comments

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
# Sweny's
# Sweny's

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

Mar 10th 2019, 7:30 PM 29,328 Views 7 Comments

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
# Sweny's Pharmacy

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

Mar 3rd 2019, 8:00 AM 31,862 Views 22 Comments

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

# james-joyce - Monday 16 July, 2018

Which Dublin Statue Are You?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

Which Dublin Statue Are You?

Jul 16th 2018, 9:00 PM 7,205 Views 2 Comments

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'
# Horrible Creature
# Horrible Creature

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

Jun 26th 2018, 6:30 PM 27,364 Views 7 Comments

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
# Bloomsday
# Bloomsday

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

Jun 16th 2018, 8:30 AM 7,272 Views 3 Comments

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
# Bloomsday

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

Jun 15th 2018, 8:30 PM 7,995 Views 17 Comments

Happy Bloomsday.

# james-joyce - Thursday 23 March, 2017

What happened to Stephen Ireland?
# Enigma
From The42
# Enigma

What happened to Stephen Ireland?

Mar 23rd 2017, 9:00 PM 61,187 Views 40 Comments

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
# The Second Coming
# The Second Coming

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

Feb 16th 2017, 5:24 PM 8,104 Views 33 Comments

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
# James Joyce
# James Joyce

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

Jun 13th 2016, 7:00 AM 7,821 Views 3 Comments

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
# The Dead
# The Dead

The greatest Irish short story ever written is getting a makeover

Dec 9th 2015, 2:51 PM 18,303 Views 5 Comments

It’s gone opera.

# james-joyce - Monday 6 July, 2015

Have you seen this man?
# Wexford
# Wexford

Have you seen this man?

Jul 6th 2015, 8:32 PM 13,415 Views 5 Comments

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'
# Bloomsday
# Bloomsday

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

Jun 16th 2015, 11:55 AM 16,784 Views 28 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 16th 2015, 11:54 AM 3,341 Views 1 Comment

It’s an emotional rollercoaster.

David Norris on Stephen Fry and replacing wombs with 'bazookas'
# Beyond Bloomsday
# Beyond Bloomsday

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

Jun 16th 2015, 10:30 AM 10,428 Views 19 Comments

This is going to be one LIVELY conversation.

# james-joyce - Friday 20 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 20th 2015, 2:15 PM 4,034 Views 0 Comments

James Joyce in a Vampire Weekend t-shirt.

# james-joyce - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 24th 2014, 12:00 PM 9,051 Views 2 Comments

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

# james-joyce - Thursday 6 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 6th 2014, 12:16 PM 7,946 Views 10 Comments

… 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
# Culture Night
# Culture Night

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

Sep 14th 2014, 6:30 PM 12,837 Views 6 Comments

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

11 people who haven't read Ulysses either
# Bloomsday
From The Daily Edge
# Bloomsday

11 people who haven't read Ulysses either

Jun 16th 2014, 9:55 AM 7,142 Views 3 Comments

It’s on the bookshelf but…

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

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

Jun 16th 2014, 7:30 AM 68 Views 23 Comments

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
# James Joyce
# James Joyce

Celebrating 100 years of Dubliners

Jun 15th 2014, 11:00 AM 6,515 Views 26 Comments

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
# Ulysses
# Ulysses

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

Jun 15th 2014, 10:15 AM 8,532 Views 24 Comments

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
# Literature
# Literature

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

Jun 14th 2014, 10:04 AM 188 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 15th 2014, 3:01 PM 26,890 Views 79 Comments

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

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