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Dalkey Bloomsday Festival – Dalkey Schoolroom Scene

The Nestor Episode from ‘Ulysses’ will be brought to life before your eyes in a memorable dramatisation featuring Mr Deasy, (Headmaster) and Stephen Dedalus (James Joyce). There are surprising Dalkey connections with Joyce which will be uncovered in the guided Joycean Walk, led by an expert Joycean Guide immediately afterwards. Admission €12.50.  June 16th. Must be pre-booked. BOOK […] Read More

Dalkey Bloomsday Festival – A Joycean Evening

Begin your Joycean celebrations on the eve of Bloomsday in Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre on June 15th at 20.00 hours. A team of actors will perform enlightening extracts from ‘Ulysses’, ‘Dubliners,’ A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man’ and more. Tenor Simon Morgan and Soprano Donna Malone will be accompanied by Josh […] Read More

Bloomsday

Bloomsday Start your celebration of James Joyce and Bloomsday at Dalkey Castle this year on 15th June!  A Joycean Evening: Begin your Joycean celebrations on the eve of Bloomsday in Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre on June 15th at 20.00 hours. A team of actors will perform enlightening extracts from ‘Ulysses’, ‘Dubliners’ and ‘A Portrait […] Read More

Bloomsday – A Joycean Evening – Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre

The Last Rose of Summer, Love’s Old Sweet Song and the Lass of Aughrim are among the songs sung by baritone Simon Morgan and soprano Donna Malone in the Joycean Evening at Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre on 15th June, the eve of Bloomsday. The music links enlightening extracts from ‘Ulysses’, ‘Dubliners,’ A Portrait of […] Read More

Celebrate James Joyce and Bloomsday at Dalkey Castle

“ Stephen seated himself noiselessly before the princely presence.” Watch this short video extract from 2015 above. A Joycean Evening: Begin your Joycean celebrations on the eve of Bloomsday in Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre on June 15th at 20.00 hours. A team of actors will perform enlightening extracts from ‘Ulysses’, ‘Dubliners,’ A Portrait of the […] Read More

Bloomsday in Dalkey

Celebrate Bloomsday in Dalkey

June 16th, the day on which James Joyce first ‘walked out’ with Nora Barnacle is known all over the literary world as ‘Bloomsday’. James Joyce set his renowned novel, ‘Ulysses’ on this date in 1904. Chapter Two, the Nestor Episode is set in a schoolroom in Dalkey. Each year, Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre recreates […] Read More

Come Visit Dalkey Castle

The sun shining luminously on Dalkey today from a pristine blue sky brings to mind Maeve Binchy’s notable words about her beloved home place – “I thought that everyone came from a place like this…I thought this was the norm until I went to see the world and discovered that we were spoiled rotten.’’ Come […] Read More

James Joyce BloomsDay Celebration at DalkeyCastle

Joycean Evening Dalkey Castle

  Bloomsday 16th June at Dalkey Castle. “how he kissed me….” Sharon Nealon plays Molly Bloom in the Joycean Event. Get to know more of Joyce’s work at the highly popular Joycean Evening where a team of actors will perform enlightening extracts from ‘Ulysses’, ‘Dubliners,’ A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man’ and […] Read More