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A Rooftop Exploration of Bloomsday Dublin

TU Dublin is proud to present a unique rooftop tour as part of the Bloomsday Festival. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the city while immersing yourself in the world of James Joyce’s iconic novel Ulysses from the rooftop of the TU Dublin Conservatory on Thursday, June 13th at 11am-12:30pm. A Joycean guide will point out the various places and landmarks mentioned in Joyce’s novel, taking full advantage of the Conservatory’s breathtaking vantage point. You will have a clear view of:

  • The Wellington Monument and scene of the Phoenix Park Murders.
  • The geography of the Cyclops episode, with Tom Kernan’s walking route.
  • The homes of Connoly Norman, Joe Cuffe, and Lorcan Sherlock.
  • St. Peter’s Church
  • Broadstone Terminus
  • Molly’s goodbye to Milly.
  • The route of the Liffey from Kippure by loop to ‘Eve and Adam’s from Finnegans Wake.
  • And so much more!

The meeting point is in the foyer of the East Quad, TU Dublin:

The campus is best accessed via public transport. Information about accessing TU Dublin can be found here:

Attendees may be interested in the launch of the Golden Bandstand right after the tour between TU Dublin’s Greenway Hub and Central Quadthat day. The event will feature live music. More information can be found here:

The event is free but booking is essential.

Please address any queries to Dr. Brian Gormley at

  • 13 June, 2024
11:00 am12:30 pm


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