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#Ulysses

# ulysses - 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 30,580 Views 30 Comments

Bloomsday is going to look very different this year.

# ulysses - 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 26,655 Views 25 Comments

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

# ulysses - 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 24,769 Views 40 Comments

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

# ulysses - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

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 17,213 Views 38 Comments

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

# ulysses - Thursday 13 June, 2019

The Joycean pharmacy and Writers' Tears: why a whiskey maker is helping keep Sweny's open
# Food And Drink
# Food And Drink

The Joycean pharmacy and Writers' Tears: why a whiskey maker is helping keep Sweny's open

Jun 13th 2019, 1:36 PM 553 Views 1 Comment

The company said the pairing is a natural link.

# ulysses - 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 29,275 Views 7 Comments

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
# Sweny's Pharmacy

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

Mar 3rd 2019, 8:00 AM 31,709 Views 22 Comments

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
# 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 7,983 Views 17 Comments

Happy Bloomsday.

# ulysses - 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 7,806 Views 3 Comments

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'
# Bloomsday
# Bloomsday

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

Jun 16th 2015, 11:55 AM 16,535 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 3,318 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 10,405 Views 19 Comments

This is going to be one LIVELY conversation.

Get the last of the nutty gizzards...
# Bloomsday Breakfast
# Bloomsday Breakfast

Get the last of the nutty gizzards...

Jun 16th 2015, 9:30 AM 7,561 Views 16 Comments

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
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Aug 5th 2014, 11:16 PM 17,615 Views 3 Comments

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
# Dedalus In The Water
# Dedalus In The Water

Demolition of iconic Ormond Hotel is refused

Aug 5th 2014, 9:00 AM 22,600 Views 43 Comments

The hotel is featured in James Joyce’s Ulysses.

# ulysses - Friday 27 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 27th 2014, 1:45 PM 1,463 Views 0 Comments

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

# ulysses - 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 7,117 Views 3 Comments

It’s on the bookshelf but…

# ulysses - Sunday 15 June, 2014

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 8,526 Views 24 Comments

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

# ulysses - Saturday 26 April, 2014

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

Prankster confuses his mam by autocorrecting her texts to a passage from Ulysses

Apr 26th 2014, 12:14 PM 7,752 Views 1 Comment

A novel prank, we must say.

# ulysses - 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 26,880 Views 79 Comments

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

# ulysses - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

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

Muskehounds, Ulysses and Captain Planet... Republic of Telly's epic cartoon battle

Apr 1st 2014, 7:57 AM 2,604 Views 4 Comments

Gonna take pollution down to zero…

# ulysses - Friday 27 December, 2013

Extract: Colm McCann on Dublin, Ulysses and friendship
# Opinion
# Opinion

Extract: Colm McCann on Dublin, Ulysses and friendship

Dec 27th 2013, 7:30 PM 91 Views 5 Comments

“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

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

17 tell-tale signs someone studied Arts at college

Aug 19th 2013, 6:00 PM 30,296 Views 72 Comments

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
# Bloomsday

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

Jun 10th 2013, 2:00 PM 7,256 Views 13 Comments

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
# Bloom-ing Hell
# Bloom-ing Hell

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

Apr 11th 2013, 7:33 AM 16,812 Views 70 Comments

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
# RIP

Irish film actor Milo O’Shea dies aged 86

Apr 3rd 2013, 11:28 AM 12,490 Views 14 Comments

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
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Dec 10th 2012, 8:49 AM 10,554 Views 18 Comments

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
# Joyce Tower
# Joyce Tower

Joyce Tower set to reopen thanks to volunteer support

Aug 20th 2012, 1:50 PM 4,267 Views 5 Comments

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
# Challenge

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

Aug 7th 2012, 1:31 PM 11,216 Views 23 Comments

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

# ulysses - Saturday 16 June, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jun 16th 2012, 7:58 PM 7,355 Views 1 Comment

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

In pictures: a rainy Bloomsday across Ireland
# Bloomsday
From The Daily Edge
# Bloomsday

In pictures: a rainy Bloomsday across Ireland

Jun 16th 2012, 5:43 PM 5,153 Views 1 Comment

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
# Rejoyce

Happy Bloomsday: 7 facts about James Joyce and Ulysses

Jun 16th 2012, 12:00 PM 7,917 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Poll: Have you read Ulysses?

Jun 16th 2012, 11:37 AM 5,083 Views 57 Comments

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

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

What the Blooming hell is going on today?

Jun 16th 2012, 7:45 AM 3,979 Views 8 Comments

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
# Bloomsday
# Bloomsday

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

Jun 14th 2012, 7:30 AM 17,219 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Ulysses to be celebrated with a flash mob in Dublin

Jun 8th 2011, 2:19 PM 614 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 5th 2011, 1:47 PM 1,045 Views 0 Comments

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
# James Joyce
# James Joyce

Rare James Joyce letter to go under the hammer

Mar 16th 2011, 1:03 PM 670 Views 0 Comments

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