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Bloomsday Lecture: 'The Museum in Bloom'

  • National Museum of Ireland Kildare Street Dublin, County Dublin Ireland (map)

'Buddha their god lying on his side in the museum. Taking it easy with his hand under his cheek.'

To celebrate Bloomsday this year, why not trace the steps of Mr Bloom and take it easy at the National Museum on Kildare Street? Join Jennifer Keane, National Museum of Ireland, for a special lecture which will explore the numerous mentions of the Museum in James Joyce's Ulysses. Discover the 'handsome building (that) Sir Thomas Deane designed' and find out more about the National Museum at the beginning of the twentieth century, including the famous 'goddess' that so fascinate Joyce's protagonist Leopold Bloom!

Booking required. Contact 01-6486 334 or email Places limited, book early to avoid disappointment. Located in Ground Floor Learning Space. Wheelchair accessible.