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#Ulysses

# ulysses - 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.

# ulysses - 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.

# ulysses - 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

# ulysses - 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.

# ulysses - 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.

Get the last of the nutty gizzards...

Why sitting down to a feed of “inner organs of beasts and fowls” is now an essential part of the modern Joycean celebration.

# ulysses - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about Ireland beating the Black Ferns, Israeli boycott protests, and what Bernie Ecclestone has done…

Demolition of iconic Ormond Hotel is refused

The hotel is featured in James Joyce’s Ulysses.

# ulysses - Friday 27 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge You will soon be able to walk around inside James Joyce's Ulysses* Ulysseeeees

You will soon be able to walk around inside James Joyce's Ulysses*

*If this Dubliner’s virtual reality videogame reaches its fundraising target.

# ulysses - 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…

# ulysses - Sunday 15 June, 2014

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.

# ulysses - Saturday 26 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Prankster confuses his mam by autocorrecting her texts to a passage from Ulysses Bloomers

# ulysses - 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.

# ulysses - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Muskehounds, Ulysses and Captain Planet... Republic of Telly's epic cartoon battle One For All

# ulysses - 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.”

# ulysses - Monday 19 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 17 tell-tale signs someone studied Arts at college Ulysses

17 tell-tale signs someone studied Arts at college

Greek and Roman Civilisations. So handy.

# ulysses - Monday 10 June, 2013

Look like Joyce? Well, get some Gorgonzola sandwiches and head to Dun Laoghaire

Bloomsday is a time if year when all James Joyce fans re-Joyce (sorry!) all over the world and celebrate his literary masterpieces.

# ulysses - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Central Bank's €46 'Ulysses' coin gets Joyce quote wrong

An extra word has been inserted into a line from the opening chapter of Ulysses, which appears on a commemorative coin.

# ulysses - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Irish film actor Milo O’Shea dies aged 86 RIP This post contains videos

Irish film actor Milo O’Shea dies aged 86

The actor passed away in New York. He is survived by his wife, Kitty Sullivan, his sons Colm and Steven and his three grandchildren.

# ulysses - Monday 10 December, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your week.

# ulysses - Monday 20 August, 2012

Joyce Tower set to reopen thanks to volunteer support

Staffing issues at Fáilte Ireland meant that the James Joyce site closed this summer.

# ulysses - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Can you walk the length of Ireland without passing a pub? Let's try it out Challenge This post contains a poll

Can you walk the length of Ireland without passing a pub? Let's try it out

Photographer David Blackmore is giving it a go. Do you think it’s possible?

# ulysses - Saturday 16 June, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday

All the day’s main news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed.

From The Daily Edge In pictures: a rainy Bloomsday across Ireland Bloomsday This post contains images

In pictures: a rainy Bloomsday across Ireland

A number of politicians – including the President of Ireland – have got into the spirit of things today.

Happy Bloomsday: 7 facts about James Joyce and Ulysses Rejoyce This post contains videos

Happy Bloomsday: 7 facts about James Joyce and Ulysses

(Includes one obligatory fact about the eighties cartoon Ulysses 31)

Poll: Have you read Ulysses? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you read Ulysses?

Today Ireland is celebrating James Joyce’s doorstop novel. But have you actually read it?

From The Daily Edge What the Blooming hell is going on today? Bloomsday

What the Blooming hell is going on today?

It’s Bloomsday today, celebrating the work of James Joyce. What’s going on around the country?

# ulysses - Thursday 14 June, 2012

James Joyce in Paris: 4 things you may not have known

Ahead of Bloomsday, travel writer and broadcaster Manchán Magan went to Paris on the trail of author James Joyce – and was surprised by the things he learned about his time there…

# ulysses - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Ulysses to be celebrated with a flash mob in Dublin Bloomsday

Ulysses to be celebrated with a flash mob in Dublin

The copyright restriction on Ulysses will be lifted next year, meaning an expansion of Bloomsday celebrations. If you can’t wait for the flash mob, this year’s Bloomsday will see a “tweading” of the book on Twitter.

# ulysses - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

From The Daily Edge Kate Bush gets permission for song based on Joyce's Ulysses Kate Bush

Kate Bush gets permission for song based on Joyce's Ulysses

The singer first applied to use references to Joyce’s seminal work 22 year ago but has been refused permission to do so – until now.

# ulysses - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

Rare James Joyce letter to go under the hammer

The letter from Joyce to his friend, Italian writer Carlo Linati, sees the frustrated Irishman decry the censorship of his books.