There’s a lot to see and do in Dublin on June 16th. Here’s a selection of quick picks for Bloomsday (and beyond!)
Joycean Pub Crawl
Friday 12 June, 6pm | James Joyce Centre, 35 North Great George’s Street
Follow in the footsteps of Joyce and his characters and make your way around some of Dublin’s oldest and most familiar pubs.
North Great George’s Street Street Party!
Sunday 14 June, 1pm | Happenings Bizarre Bloomsday Brunch
Kicking off with The Happenings Bizarre Bloomsday Brunch, and followed by the Street Party at 3pm, North Great George’s Street, will be full of Joycean jollity, with fun and games, theatre and music.
An Evening with Susan Howe
Sunday 14 June, 6pm | Belvedere House
Celebrated poet and author Susan Howe will read and discuss her work and influences
Tuesday 16 June, 3pm | Meeting House Square
Panti will lead an audience in songs, readings and performances, from Irish actors, politicians and musicians, at this free and unticketed event.
Bloomsday After Party
Tuesday 16 June, 9pm | Pantibar
After the readings, it’s straight off to Pantibar, where there’ll be music and performances from 9pm. Edwardian garb encouraged!
The James Joyce Institute of Ireland Reading Group
Tuesdays at 7.30pm | James Joyce Centre
The perfect place to get closer to Joyce’s works – the group are currently reading and discussing Finnegans Wake, offering trips and lectures to further contextualise the book.
Go to jamesjoyce.ie for more events on Bloomsday and throughout the year
Image: James Joyce Centre