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Bloomsday in Melbourne's Year of Centenaries

1916 Easter Rising Centenary Commemorations

Fundraisers for Bloomsday proudly supported by the Celtic Club

 27 Feb. 2016, 2.30pm and 7.30pm:

A Moved Reading of Sean O’Casey’s iconic Abbey classic, based on the 1916 Rising, … 235 more words


Two courses on James Joyce

Two Courses on James Joyce’s Fiction

demystifying and enjoying a master….


INTRODUCTION to James Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man… 122 more words

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hot scandal

With this came up Lenehan to the feet of the table to say how the letter was in that night’s gazette and he made a show to find it about him (for he swore with an oath that he had been at pains about it) but on Stephen’s persuasion he gave over the search and was bidden to sit near by which he did mighty brisk. 31 more words


The Rising Of The Moon - Ep. 17

The Rising Of The Moon episode 17 -Poor Old Granuaile

“Granuaile” is a real song, linked here.  Grainne Uaile or Grainne Mhaol was another name for Grace O’Malley (spelled Grainne Ní Mháille). 78 more words

James Joyce

Author Profile: James Joyce (1842-1941)

Much like Charles Dickens, James Joyce’s early life was shaped by his family’s gradual descent from relative middle-class prosperity into poverty, exacerbated by his father’s drinking and financial irresponsibility, a pattern which Joyce himself would repeat in his early adulthood. 614 more words


a wicked devil

This was it what all that company that sat there at commons in Manse of Mothers the most lusted after and if they met with this whore Bird-in-the-Hand (which was within all foul plagues, monsters and a wicked devil) they would strain the last but they would make at her and know her.

James Joyce, Ulysses