Ulysses

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 Felix M. Larkin, Vice-chair of the NLI Society and member of the NLI’s Readers Advisory Committee. His essay on ‘Ulysses and the Freeman’s Journal’ is included in the forthcoming volume of the Dublin James Joyce Journal (No. 4, 2011) The short story ‘The Dead’ is one of Joyce’s best-known and much-loved works. He wrote [...]

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