James Joyce

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Samuel Beckett:  The  collection comprised 347 letters and postcards, written in French,  sent by Beckett to his friends, the French artists Henri and Josette Hayden. Photograph:  Jane Bown/Guardian

A collection of letters and postcards written by playwright Samuel Beckett sold for €180,000 at a Sotheby’s auction in London yesterday. The price (...)

A Le Cool cover featuring the Pigeon House by Brendan McCarey

‘It was too late and we were too tired to carry out our project of visiting the Pigeon House. We had to be home before four o’clock lest our advent(...)

James Joyce: Some of his documents were donated to the foundation by the late Hans Jahnke, the son of Giorgio’s second wife, Dr Asta Jahnke-Osterwalder, in 2006. Photograph: Getty

An important collection of material concerning James Joyce’s life and work has been made available online by the National Library of Ireland. The col(...)

Echo’s Bones is a relatively minor work, but it’s pungent early Beckett, written while he was still under the sway of his mentor, James Joyce. Photograph:  Louis Monier/Gamma-Rapho/Getty Images

When the British publisher Chatto & Windus agreed in 1933 to publish Samuel Beckett’s first book of fiction, a collection of 10 interrelated stori(...)

Customers using the Luas yesterday on the 10th anniversary of its launch, alight at the St Stephen’s Green Luas stop in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times

Bringing back the trams was the trendy thing to do in the early 1990s. New tramways were already running in the French cities of Grenoble, Nantes and (...)

“Maybe the decade of centenaries will shed new light on the process by which the gunboat Helga was handed over to a young Free State to become the Muirchú, or “Sea Dog”, and henceforth defend the integrity of the territorial waters. It was surely a dark joke by our departing overlords.”

I can understand writers being upset at the new policy of naming naval patrol ships after Samuel Beckett and James Joyce. No doubt some naval patrolle(...)

‘I never read as much of James Joyce’s work as I pretended to, and one night in bed a woman caught me out.’ Photograph: C Ruf/Archive Photos/Getty

I was in a chip shop in Belmullet talking to a beautiful woman and it was almost midnight. Apart from the two men with white hats behind the counte(...)

Former president Mary McAleese said there was just something profoundly wrong and skewed” about asking “150 male celibates” to review the Catholic Church’s teaching on family life. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Former president Mary McAleese has described as “completely bonkers” Pope Francis’s plan to ask a synod of bishops to advise him on whether church tea(...)

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(...)

“One of the most tiresome duties was the six-hour night watch in the radio room. Little happened. Rarely was a telegram sent or received.  So, sitting there in my shorts, as the ship ploughed steadily through the blackness of the tropic night, I started to read Ulysses.”

One hot afternoon in Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, I sought refuge from the boiling tropical sun in a shaded bookshop. There, in one of the long (...)

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