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Father John Conmee S.J. Walking Tour

Joycean guides Dr. Michael Quinn and Billy Fitzpatrick will lead you on this fascinating Bloomsday walking tour through Dublin’s North City following the exact route of “the superior, the very reverend” Father John Conmee S.J. in the “Wandering Rocks” episode of Ulysses.

The tour route includes Mountjoy Square, Great Charles Street, North Circular Road, North Richmond Street, Portland Row, Aldborough House, Five Lamps, North Strand Road, Newcomen Bridge, and Charleville Mall.

Tour 1: Departing 10.25am with a finish time around 12.30 p.m.

Tour 2: Departing 2:55pm (as per “Wandering Rocks”) with a finish time around 5.00 p.m.

The meeting point is in front of St. Francis Xavier’s Church, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin 1.

Tickets are €15.

Dr. Michael Quinn is the author of Araby House, James Joyce and all the neighbours on North Richmond Street, Dublin, 1820-1998 (Dublin, 2023), (available for purchase at the James Joyce Centre). Billy Fitzpatrick is an author and former president of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland.

  • 16 June, 2024
10:25 am5:00 pm


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