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No Room for The Dead

No Room for The Dead – Craig O Reilly reports on renewed efforts to save the house from one of Joyce’s most famous works Protests have been underway to stop the house featured in James Joyce’s famous story “the dead” from being turned into a hostel. It was originally owned by Joyce’s... 

How James Joyce Was (Nearly) A Famous Singer

How James Joyce Was (Nearly) A Famous Singer – An odd but true tale James Joyce is mainly known for his outstanding achievement as an Irish novelist, less well known is that he dreamed of becoming a tenor. His father was considered a well regarded tenor singer, though he did not take it up as... 

The Story of Sweny’s Pharmacy

James Joyce, Lemon Soap and the Philosopher’s Stone: The Story of Sweny’s Pharmacy – In this article, our new journalist Craig O’ Reilly talks about a little historical gem, Sweny’s Pharmacy Had you passed Sweny’s pharmacy on Lombard street back in 2009, you might have been forgiven... 

Bloom in the Barn!

  We’re delighted to show you some snaps of Dolphin Barn’s “Bloomsday” festival.  The event was organised by local actor Michael Judd, who in conjunction with the “Back of the Pipes” Residents’ Association and DCC put on an all things Bloom event. Over 100 local people dressed in... 
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