Bloomsday 2018 Bloomsday is celebrated around the world in places such as New York, Montreal, Melbourne, Paris, Istanbul, the Costa del Sol, Berlin and Pula in Croatia. You can find out if there is a Bloomsday close to you by looking for the hashtags #Bloomsday and #Bloomsday2018 on social media. If you are in Dublin Continue reading
James Joyce’s novel Ulysses is set on the 16th June 1904 and has become known as Bloomsday, after the book’s anti-hero Leopold Bloom. Both he and Stephen Dedalus journey across Dublin, experiencing all of life in one day. Meanwhile, Bloom’s wife Molly is in bed entertaining man-about-town Blazes Boylan. Here are our top 5 tips Continue reading
First Impressions 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 Continue reading
American College Football will return to Ireland for the third time in five years with the Aer Lingus College Football Classic between Boston College and Georgia Tech at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium on Saturday, 3rd September, 2016. As part of the event Trinity College is hosting a Welcome Village with stalls and entertainment running from Continue reading
I’ve always loved stories full of mystery and adventure like the kind Tintin always got mixed-up in. You got to discover new countries, stumble across forgotten places or even find hidden treasure. But nothing gets you more excited for an adventure than a good old map!