Walk under the weeping willows alongside the Grand Canal while making your way from Percy Place to see the swans in Portobello. It could bring out (...)

Olwen Fouéré in Lessness at the Barbican’s International Beckett Season in London earlier this summer. Photograph: Tristram Kenton

It was hardly the first time that Olwen Fouéré had been the object of scholarly fascination. She is the artist, after all, who co-founded one of Irela(...)

Rathclare House, Buttevant, Co Cork

Address: 35 Dollymount Park, Clontarf, Dublin 3 Agent: Dublin Letting and Real Estate This three-bedroom semi-detached house is just off C(...)

‘I don’t see the point of dutiful adaptations. I want a movie to be a great piece of cinema in its own right.’ Michel Faber, author of Under The Skin

Over the past 20-odd years, Michel Faber’s writing has been anything but predictable. His first novel, Under The Skin, examined life along a remote Sc(...)

From left, Elaine Grainger of Talbot Gallery and Studios; Liz Coman of the Lab Gallery; Sheena Barrett of the Lab; Liz Burns of Fire Station Artists’ Studios; Hilary Murray of ArtBox; and Oonagh Young of Oonagh Young Gallery. Photograph: John Beattie

Monto was once the biggest red-light district in Europe. It was immortalised by James Joyce as “Nighttown” in the “Circe” chapter of Ulysses, and s(...)

James Joyce has not been seen since June 5th

Gardaí have renewed their appeal for help in finding a missing 72-year-old man who has not been seen in month. James Joyce is missing from his home i(...)

Dirty old town

James Joyce is largely to blame for the affectionate phrase “dear old dirty Dublin” even though he never wrote that; in his version, the word “old” wa(...)

A first edition copy – with the “very rare” dust-jacket – of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce’s  sold for £40,000

A first edition copy of Ulysses, inscribed “To Lewis Galantière” by James Joyce, estimated at £60,000-£80,000 (€82,000-€110,000) failed to sell at Bon(...)

Harry Rowohlt: translated Flann O’Brien and James Joyce into German. Photograph. Photograph: Arno Burgi/EPA

With the death aged 70 of Harry Rowohlt, Ireland has lost one of its greatest ambassadors in Germany. With a striking appearance that channelled all (...)

Joyceans in full bloom at Glasnevin Cemetery. Pictured were actors: Louis O’Byrne who plays Martin Cunningham, Jim O’ Keeffe, who plays Jack Power, Blaise Reid who plays Narrator/ Cab Driver, Val O’ Donnell character of Simon Dedalus, Michael Carolan, Bloom’s Narrator, Ian Blackmore who plays Leopold Bloom. Photograph: Colm Mahady / Fennells 2:19

You couldn’t move in Glasnevin cemetery’s cafe without coming eye to eye with a plate of liver or a Gorgonzola sandwich. Yes, Bloomsday was in full sw(...)