James Joyce

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  Marcel Proust. The outcome of a notorious dinner party that took place 100 years ago this week is still debated by fans of the protagonists. Photograph: Sygma/Getty Images

Like the “Long Count” boxing match from later in the decade, the outcome of a notorious dinner party that took place 100 years ago this week is still (...)

Harry Kernoff’s  Sunday Evening Place du Combat, Paris €40,00–€60,000 at Sotheby’s

Three important Irish art works, that have rarely been seen in public, are currently being shown on loan at Sotheby’s dedicated cross category sale, I(...)

“Irish State Coach 351” is one of the more storied railway carriages in Ireland. It was designed for the royal visit of 1904, when King Edward VII was the main beneficiary of its “smoking room” while his wife, Alexandra of Denmark, enjoyed the “Queen’s boudoir”

Among the prize exhibits at the recent 175th anniversary open day in Inchicore Railway Works was “Irish State Coach 351”. One of the more storied rai(...)

 “I noticed out of the corner of my eye that Robbie Henshaw had crashed over for another try.” Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

I have never played rugby in any form, which is just as well. Because even trying to watch it, in my experience, can be tactically challenging. Take l(...)

 Arthur Griffith, the  founder of Sinn Féin and chief negotiator of the Irish Treaty delegation. Photograph:  Hulton Archive/Getty Images

This article is part of the Irish Times Century project. For more on Ireland in 1922, click here. Harry Boland and Michael Collins died on opposite s(...)

Nora Barnacle: James Joyce was fearful at her visit to Galway in 1922 with their children. Photograph: Heritage Images/Getty Images

In Paris, just over one hundred years ago, James Joyce ought to have been enjoying the acclaim that followed the publication two months previously of (...)

The International Literary Festival runs in Dublin from May 19th to 29th

Literary lovelies It is a Unesco City of Literature, and from Patrick Kavanagh’s bench at Wilton Park to James Joyce’s famous puzzle – to try and cro(...)

The Granary Burying Ground in Boston: some of the cemetery’s best-known occupants could be said, by their deaths, to have sown the seeds of American independence. Photograph: Lane Turner/ Getty Images

The Granary Burying Ground in Boston is so named for a building that used to stand alongside it, long since replaced by a church. But the name is ac(...)

At around the moment I should have been packing my suitcase, I instead had to sit down at the new laptop and reconstruct the speech from memory.

By a spooky coincidence, the sixth international conference of the Flann O’Brien Society found itself sharing a city and the second week of April with(...)

A world record for Sir John Lavery was set in March when Christie’s sold The Croquet Party for £2.922 million (€3.496 million), including fees

Against a background of global uncertainty, results for the first quarter of 2022 were promising in the world of Irish fine art, antiques and collecta(...)

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