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# bloomsday - Saturday 16 June, 2018

From Taylor Swift to James Joyce: Here's what's happening this weekend

Here’s a round-up of the events taking place across Ireland over the weekend.

By day, John Shevlin makes hats, but once a year he transforms into James Joyce

Meet Dublin’s go-to James Joyce lookalike.

# bloomsday - 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

# bloomsday - 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.

# bloomsday - 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.

These giant purple slugs are invading California beaches (some people have mistaken them for human organs)

Keep an eye out for these fellows, if you’re heading to the San Francisco Bay area.

# bloomsday - Monday 16 June, 2014

David Norris undergoes successful liver transplant, but is still "a bit feeble"

The independent senator was out and about today at Bloomsday celebrations.

Read 90 letters James Joyce wrote to his family

Spoiler: Lots of the letters were about Finnegan’s Wake. And they weren’t all in English. Classic Joyce.

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…

# bloomsday - 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.

# bloomsday - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Bloomsday celebrations taking place in Dublin, Dun Laoghaire and Bray

Bloomsday breakfast, walks, talks, plays, music and a world record attempt – just some of the ways James Joyce is being remembered tomorrow. Here’s what’s going on.

# bloomsday - 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.

# bloomsday - 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?

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

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?

# bloomsday - 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…

# bloomsday - Saturday 31 December, 2011

Joyce copyright lifted from tomorrow

The copyright on the works of James Joyce expires on 1 January 2012 – meaning that for the first time, his published and unpublished writings will be in the public domain.

# bloomsday - Thursday 16 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday The Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Thursday

All the news of the day, plus some bits and pieces you may have missed.

From The Daily Edge Software developer cracks Ulysses puzzle "to cross Dublin without passing a pub" Bloomsday

Software developer cracks Ulysses puzzle "to cross Dublin without passing a pub"

Rory McCann uses a mapping algorithm to solve an 111-year-old puzzle first posed by Leopold Bloom in ‘Ulysses’.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning, including: the ECB mulls over Ireland’s plan to burn Anglo bondholders, the government’s 100th day in power, and a longstanding Bloomsday riddle is finally solved…

# bloomsday - 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.

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