Simon O’Connor, director of the new Museum of Literature Ireland. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw / The Irish Times

If walls could talk, they’d whisper stories, putting tales and characters into your head: which is, of course, exactly what a good book does. Books in(...)

Mary Anderson

“They all belong to a vanished world, and most of them seem to have been very curious types” James Joyce in a letter to Mrs William Murray, Decembe(...)

James Holohan, Friends of Joyce Tower, with Kathy Clarke, Monkstown, Lua McIlraith, Sandycove and Kay Gleeson, Sandycove at the James Joyce Tower and Museum, Sandycove Co Dublin today. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Sweating in sun did not deter the Joycean enthusiasts who donned full length Edwardian costumes from taking part in a events across Dublin city to cel(...)