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Bloomsday in the Villages with Dublin City Council


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Community spirit is what makes the Bloomsday Festival so special for many Dubliners, who cherish the chance to celebrate their city’s most famous writer in the company of neighbours and visitors alike.

This year, Dublin City Council South East Area have planned a stellar line-up of activities in conjunction with local communities in Beggars Bush, Harold’s Cross, Ranelagh, Rathgar, Sandymount, Terenure and Upper Leeson Street. Have a look at the full schedule and join in the fun this Bloomsday.

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Terenure
(Event organised in partnership with the local community and the Evergreen Centre)


Bloomsday Tea Dance: 15 June | 2pm | The Evergreen Centre, 70 Terenure Road North, Terenure, Dublin 6W - Don your Edwardian garb and dance along to the music of Past Times at this event for older people.



Beggars Bush
(Event organised in partnership with Grainne O’Kelly and BADRA)


The Citizen’s Breakfast: 16 June | 10:30am & 3pm | €15 | Shelbourne Road, Dublin 4 - Breakfast, walking tour and theatre taking in the Shelbourne Road and Beggars Bush. For tickets,
call +353 87 223 0883.



Harold’s Cross
(Events organised in partnership with Harold’s Cross Village Community Council)


Ulysses Goes Wild with Éanna Ní Lamhna: 16 June | 5pm | Harold’s Cross Park, Harold’s Cross, Dublin 6 - Nature tour with RTÉ and TV3 star Éanna Ní Lamhna inspired by the ‘marriage of trees’ from the ‘Cyclops’ episode of Ulysses.


Seven Scenes from Ulysses: 16 June | 6:30pm | Harold’s Cross Park, Harold’s Cross, Dublin - Watch Ulysses come to life on the streets of Harold’s Cross.



Ranelagh
(Events organised in partnership with Ranelagh Arts Centre)


Bloomsday Breakfast: 16 June | 9am | Ranelagh Arts Centre, 26 Ranelagh, Dublin 6 - Enjoy a hearty breakfast accompanied by readings from Ulysses.


Sceptre’s Bloomsday: 16 June | 11am | Ranelagh Arts Centre, 26 Ranelagh, Dublin 6 - Hear about the build-up to and outcome of the 1904 Ascot Gold Cup with actor Michael Judd.



Rathgar
(Events organised in partnership with Rathgar Traders Association)


Ulysses Goes Wild with Éanna Ní Lamhna: 16 June | 3pm | Kiosk, 116B Orwell Road, Dublin 6 - Nature tour with RTÉ and TV3 star Éanna Ní Lamhna inspired by the ‘marriage of trees’ from the ‘Cyclops’ episode of Ulysses.


Seven Scenes from Ulysses: 16 June | 4:30pm | The Vintry, 102 Rathgar Road, Dublin 6 - Watch Ulysses come to life on the streets of Rathgar.



Sandymount
(Events organised in partnership with the Iris Charles Centre and Sandymount Tidy Towns
Community Association)


Bloomsday Breakfast: 16 June | 10am | €10 | Iris Charles Centre, Newbridge Avenue, Sandymount, Dublin 4 - Traditional Bloomsday Breakfast and entertainment at the Iris Charles Centre. For tickets, call Claire on
+353 87 236 8548


Bloomsday on the Green: 16 June | 12pm | Sandymount Green, Sandymount, Dublin 4 - Join a host of Joycean characters for recitals, music, theatre, dance and kidneys!


Upper Leeson Street
(Events organised in partnership with ULSARA)


Bloomsday Readings with Paddy O’Dwyer and Ronan Sheehan: 16 June | 10am | Leeson Barbers, 14 Leeson Street Upper, Dublin 4 - Opening of Leeson Street Bloomsday celebrations.


Bloomsday Brunch: 16 June | 10am | Canal Bank Café, 146 Leeson Street Upper, Dublin - Bloomsday brunch with music by Truly DiVine.


Ulysses Goes Wild with Éanna Ní Lamhna: 16 June | 1pm | Dartmouth Square, Ranelagh, Dublin 6 - Nature tour with RTÉ and TV3 star Éanna Ní Lamhna inspired by the ‘marriage of trees’ from the ‘Cyclops’ episode of Ulysses.


Seven Scenes from Ulysses: 16 June | 2pm | Dartmouth Square, Ranelagh, Dublin 6 - Watch Ulysses come to life in Upper Leeson Street.


Sceptre’s Bloomsday: 16 June | 3pm | O’Brien’s Bar, 8-9 Sussex Terrace, Dublin 4 - Hear about the build-up to and outcome of the 1904 Ascot Gold Cup with actor Michael Judd.


Droolysses by Senan Moloney: 16 June | 9pm | The Leeson Lounge, 148 Leeson Street Upper, Dublin 4 - A humorous, tongue-in-cheek performance about alcohol in Ulysses by
author and journalist Senan Molony