“His soul swooned slowly as he heard the snow falling faintly through the universe.” – The Dead, Dubliners, James Joyce.
We swooned ourselves when we made it onto the Daily Edge with our new Christmas Card based on James Joyce’s short story The Dead from Dubliners. They have selected it as one of their wonderfully Irish alternative Christmas cards.
You can find the card here or at the following stockists:
You can also buy it directly from us if you would like to meet the Makers. Just look for us at the following Christmas Markets:
- A Fabulous Market in The George, Dublin, Saturday 3rd & 17th December
- Christmas Bazaar in Smithfield, Dublin, 9th to 11th December
- Dublin Flea Christmas Market at the Point Village, Dublin, 9th to 11th December
Our The one in the Snow print featuring the same image as the card is also available at the above stockists and markets.
When I was in school, we had a book of English prose examples which included an extract from the Aeolus section in Ulysses. At the time, even without the context of the rest of the book, there was something remarkable about it. The writing was so rich and evocative that it has stayed with me ever since. Here’s a section from the original, where a bunch of newspaper men are talking and one of them paraphrases a speech.
…When Fitzgibbon’s speech had ended John F Taylor rose to reply. Briefly, as well as I can bring them to mind, his words were these. Continue reading
Christmas time is here and our goodies make perfect gifts and stocking fillers for book lovers, travelers and loved ones abroad as a keepsake of Irish culture.
If you are planning to buy from us online, please be aware of the last shipping dates for Christmas for your country:
Ireland 21st December 2016
Northern Ireland 20th December 2016
UK 19th December 2016
Europe standard letters 19th December 2016
Europe standard parcels 13th December 2016
USA standard letters 12th December 2016
USA standard parcels 9th December 2016
Rest of World 7th December 2016
We are looking forward to receiving your orders and send our little goodies on their way to you.
It’s time to celebrate Hallowe’en. Dracula will be your guide as you get sucked into a world of castles, crypts and climaxes.
Bram Stoker’s Gothic tale begins with Jonathan Harker travelling to Dracula’s castle in Transylvania. Take a trip to the coastal suburb of Clontarf on Dublin’s northside. See Bram Stoker’s birthplace at 15 Marino Crescent with its blood red door.
Jonathan is welcomed to the Count’s castle by a strange elderly man. Enter Dracula’s other castle in Clontarf, with its labyrinthine corridors that take you to the Castle Graveyard magic show. Watch your step.