James Joyce

by Catherine Ryan, Digital Collections Student Bloomsday On the 16th of June, 1954 the first Bloomsday was celebrated in Ireland. Flann O’Brien, Patrick Kavanagh, Anthony Cronin, Tom Joyce and John Ryan met in Dublin to trace the Ulysses route, starting at the Martello Tower in Sandycove through Sandymount Strand and on towards the shadier parts [...]

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by Rob Berry, Cartoonist on ULYSSES “SEEN” “If you can put your finger through it, it is a gate, if not a door. Shut your eyes and see.”  – James Joyce The quality of art; it really is just a matter of perception, after all. But perception should, I believe, be based on a personal [...]

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by Giada Gelli, former NLI Collections Student There is always a mixed bag of feelings waiting at the end of a project: something is over and a void opens up in front of us, but the sense of accomplishment can be overwhelming. Something has come to an end, but while this is the end of [...]

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