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Sandycove

Last night I went to Sandycove. This tied in very nicely with finishing Dublinesque, considering the closeness with Ulysses. I realised that although I’d been to this pub in Sandycove a few times, on musical society business, I’d never actually been out to Joyce’s Martello tower. 204 more words

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The return of the Dublin Book Festival this weekend reminds one of Dublin’s most famous novel, Ulysses, and its iconic landmark. James Joyce only stayed there for five and a half nights, yet no other home has become so synonymous with the writer. 364 more words

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SANDYCOVE, COUNTY DUBLIN, IRELAND - REvisited

This is Sandycove, County Dublin, about ten miles south of Dublin City, Ireland.  The round tower at the left is a Martello Tower where James Joyce lived for a short time.  176 more words

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JAMES JOYCE MUSEUM, Sandycove, Ireland

This is a view of the little beach at Sandycove, County Dublin, Ireland, with the James Joyce Tower & Museum in the background.  The Forty Foot, which I’ve written about before, is located to the left of the beach, and of course, the next little village going south down the coast is… 27 more words

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MARTELLO TOWER (James Joyce Museum) - Sandycove, County Dublin, Ireland

This is an old press photo of the Martello Tower at Sandycove which has now been converted into the James Joyce Museum.  Sandycove is a little place near the village of… 9 more words

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