Ex-Mayor Pete Buttigieg sent a nice letter, regretting his inability to attend and praising Joyce as “the great epicist of the everyday”. Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty Images

I spent most of Tuesday worrying about a transatlantic Bloomsday talk I had to give later, via Zoom.  It was for the Irish American Bar Associati(...)

Rosemary Dooley: “I love living here and, to be honest, would miss it too much if I left.”

Rosemary Dooley didn’t leave Ireland because she had to. She chose to. By the time she graduated with a law degree from Trinity College, the dog days(...)