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(...)

James Joyce: time to yet again celebrate Joyce’s transfiguration of the commonplace into art. Photograph: Lipnitzki/Roger Viollet/Getty Images 2:19

Ulysses, written by James Joyce – one of Ireland’s most cantankerous exiles – is very funny, organic, lively and grows on rereading. The more snobbis(...)

Enrique Vila-Matas, right, with fellow Spanish writers Jordi Soler, Antonio Soler, Malcom Otero and Jose Antonio Garriga Vela and the late Dermot Healy, members of The Order of the Finnegans, launching their book on the subject at the Cervantes Institute in Dublin in 2010. Photograph: Alan Betson

On this day of days, Bloomsday, all literary pilgrimage routes lead to Dublin, or rather Dublin in an earlier guise, that of the reimagined Edwardi(...)

The annual Bloomsday Festival  runs until June 16th in a six-day celebration of James Joyce’s novel Ulysses.

Over 150 cyclists took to the streets of Dublin on Friday dressed in full Edwardian garb and boater hats for the annual Bloomsday Bike Rally. The cycl(...)

This collection of songs from around the world are what singer Kurt Elling candidly terms his “charmers” – songs he uses “to extend a hand” to(...)

WB Yeats – “I think it better that in times like these/ A poet’s mouth be silent ...”

“Never such innocence again” In his poem “MCMXIV”, looking back on the first World War two decades later, Philip Larkin writes of it as the des(...)