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Joyce's Trieste

At around 10 o’clock on a Saturday night in June, I arrived in the same train station as James Joyce and Nora Barnacle did only 110 years earlier in the small port city of Trieste, Italy. 728 more words

Crapes on my Myrtles

They don’t write ‘em like this anymore:

He’s about the worst bucker I’ve seen on the range.
He’ll turn on a nickel and give you some change. 825 more words

THE SIXTEENTH OF JUNE explores entire lives in a single day


The Sixteenth of June

By Maya Lang

Scribner Books

June 3, 2014

$25.00, 256 pages

Maya Lang’s debut novel, The Sixteenth of June, is a closely observed examination of a family struggling to hold themselves together in the face of mounting pressure on the members to spin off in several directions. 1,136 more words

Book Reviews

Exit, a sweet Prince: Obituary for Simon McGuinness

An OBITUARY by Frances Devlin-Glass

It is with shock and an acute sense of loss that the Bloomsday community this week heard of the early death of its first theatre director, Simon McGuinness, in London, after a short illness. 1,083 more words


Pièce de Shakespeare

I have had a new poem, Pièce de Shakespeare, published in Bluepepper.

This is a found poem written to celebrate Bloomsday, which falls on the 16th of June. 299 more words


Trentatresima Puntata

In questa puntata parliamo dei mondiali di calcio in Brasile e dei mercatini a Dublino. Nella seconda parte della puntata di Radio Dublino parliamo con una nostra ascoltatrice in studio, presentiamo la terza puntata di Radio Dublino Retrò e infine diamo una panoramica della settimana dedicata al Bloomsday a Dublino. 43 more words


Up the Martello Tower

So I may not have been able to walk across Sandymount Strand to listen to the “crick, crack, crock cruck” of my own footsteps. However, I did make it to Sandycove towards the setting of Joyce’s opening to “Telemachus.” Up the Martello Tower stairs I went as they winded up and around the center towards the lookout. 536 more words