Celebrate Bloomsday at the National Library
Bloomsday at the National Library
Saturday 16 June 2.00pm to 8.00pm
Join us this Bloomsday, 16 June, for a celebration of James Joyce in the library where he studied, wrote and set part of Ulysses.
All events are free; admission on a first-come first-served basis.
A Talk for Bloomsday: 'Joyce in Bloom' by Senator David Norris
Seminar Room, 2pm
The Music of Joyce’s World: Denise Kelly-McDonnell harp, Ellen Cranitch flute, Jane Hughes cello
Main Hall, 1.30 – 7pm, with intermissions
A Taste of Ulysses: short extracts read by actors Mark Lambert & Barbara Brennan.
Reading Room: 1.30pm/ 3pm/ 4pm/5pm/6pm/7pm
Introduced by Gerry O'Flaherty, first Irish Trustee of the James Joyce Foundation and Chairman, James Joyce Institute, Dublin.
Joly Café and exhibitions also open throughout the day
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