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# james-joyce - Monday 3 June, 2013

Original manuscript of Samuel Beckett's first novel for sale

The handwritten rough draft of the modernist writer’s first novel – described as “one of the most important 20th century working manuscripts” – is expected to fetch up to €1.4 million.

# james-joyce - Thursday 11 April, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

An extra word has been inserted into a line from the opening chapter of Ulysses, which appears on a commemorative coin.

# james-joyce - Sunday 17 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge 12 Irish things to be properly proud of this Paddy's Day Bród This post contains videos

12 Irish things to be properly proud of this Paddy's Day

From James Joyce to the White House.

# james-joyce - Monday 28 January, 2013

From The42 Good reads: here are 12 of the best sport-related books ever Novel Idea

Good reads: here are 12 of the best sport-related books ever

On the back of news that David Peace is writing a book about Bill Shankly, here are some of our favourite sporting reads.

# james-joyce - Sunday 27 January, 2013

21 pictures of Enda Kenny meeting famous people Meet And Greet This post contains images

21 pictures of Enda Kenny meeting famous people

Our leader meets a lot of people and there are plenty of them who are pretty famous….

# james-joyce - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge Jack White and James Joyce at UCD Jack White

Jack White and James Joyce at UCD

He’s in Dublin for some singin’ and some learnin’.

# james-joyce - Saturday 1 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Pics: Why was 'James Joyce' at Dublin Airport? Literary Travels This post contains images

Pics: Why was 'James Joyce' at Dublin Airport?

Was he looking for a taxi maybe?

# james-joyce - Monday 20 August, 2012

Joyce Tower set to reopen thanks to volunteer support

Staffing issues at Fáilte Ireland meant that the James Joyce site closed this summer.

# james-joyce - 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?

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?

# james-joyce - 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…

# james-joyce - Sunday 10 June, 2012

From The42 Here are 21 things you (probably) didn't know about Croatia Fyi

Here are 21 things you (probably) didn't know about Croatia

Find out what links the country with Ireland’s most famous author, among other things.

# james-joyce - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Enda tells China all the good reasons to visit Ireland - but what were they? Ni Hao This post contains images

Enda tells China all the good reasons to visit Ireland - but what were they?

Enda Kenny met Chinese leader Wen Jiabao in Beijing today as part of his four-day visit.

# james-joyce - Sunday 29 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: Famous death masks Death Masks This post contains images

In pictures: Famous death masks

A series of deaths masks for commemorating the powerful and famous, from monarchs to musicians.

# james-joyce - Sunday 1 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: New Year's Day Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: New Year's Day

The first day of 2012: peace prize for the McAleeses, the Phoenix Park has a big birthday, testing times in Iran, Titanic memories and a sneak peek at what will be hot in 2012…

# james-joyce - Saturday 31 December, 2011

Daily Fix: New Year's Eve

On New Year’s Eve, we bring you a round up of the day’s main stories, including: Clarke and McIlroy make the honours list; a rise in callouts for the bomb squad; and copyright is lifted on James Joyce’s work.

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.

# james-joyce - Sunday 23 October, 2011

From The42 The Sports Pages: some of the week’s best sportswriting Well Read

The Sports Pages: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Joe DiMaggio, Dan Wheldon, the beauty of football and a real-life answer to The Wrestler: it’s an extra-special, double edition of our weekly round-up.

# james-joyce - Friday 21 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge In pictures: 'Museum of the city' opens in Dublin Capital Idea This post contains images

In pictures: 'Museum of the city' opens in Dublin

JFK’s lectern, a postcard from George Bernard Shaw and the original Wanderly Wagon are among the items on show.

# james-joyce - Thursday 16 June, 2011

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…

# james-joyce - 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.

# james-joyce - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

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

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

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.

# james-joyce - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

Rare James Joyce letter to go under the hammer

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: A hoax text message spreads panic in Asia, the Taoiseach and Tanaiste head to the USA for Saint Patrick’s Day and how happy twits flock together.