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Happy St. Patrick's Day

Nothing is more fun than celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in an Irish Pub. Just remember there are rules: 207 more words

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James Joyce and Irish Breakfast Tea

Plans for St Patrick’s Day?  Don’t go out, stay in!  Instead of all the craziness and partying that usually happens on this illustrious day celebrating Ireland and its culture, why not take a different route and enjoy some of the finer things in life and quieter pursuits? 221 more words

St Patrick's Day

James Joyce - Dubliners

Next up for the Countess Grey’s Book Club is: Dubliners by famed Irish author James Joyce.

Just in time for St Patrick’s Day, join the celebration of the Irish by reading one of Ireland’s most famous authors and Dublin native, James Joyce.  108 more words

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By David Jordan

Close to perfection,

This word magic, alchemy of the word.

This complete word world spinning,

Wrapped in its grey, urban ambience,

Softly singing, 57 more words


Dubliners by James Joyce

I first read this book about 25 years’ ago but decided to read it again because I was spending 4 days in Trieste, where Joyce lived for 16 years and wrote this book as well as several chapters of Ulysses (which I am now enthused to attempt again – it is the only book I have failed to finish, twice. 293 more words

Refusing the Call? A James Joyce Cautionary Tale

The opening story in James Joyce’s short story anthology Dubliners is a tale not actually about Departure–though it appears to be on the surface–but rather it is about a Refusal of the Call to Depart on a potentially liberating heroic adventure. 809 more words

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#OTD in 1935 – Birth of musician, Ciarán Bourke, in Dublin. He was one of the original founding members of The Dubliners.

Ciaran Bourke was one of the original members of The Dubliners, his versatility was his hallmark which included the playing of the tin whistle, harmonica, and guitar, as well as singing. 69 more words

Irish History