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Friday, June 12, 2020

Irish Consulate Hosts Bloomsday Luncheon Honoring James Joyce at Irish Cultural Centre on June 14

The Consulate General of Ireland and the Irish Cultural Centre are celebrating the works of Irish author James Joyce with a luncheon at the Centre at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 14, 2020.

Tickets to the event are $20 and include a three-course lunch as well as songs and music by Maureen and Gerry McNally, and a special appearance by the 'Here Comes Everybody Players.'

Bloomsday is an annual celebration around the world that pays tribute to Dublin-born James Joyce, whose novel, Ulysses, is proclaimed as one of the world's literary masterpieces. In that novel, Leopold Bloom is the main character who wanders around Dublin on June 16 as the novel unfolds over 18 episodes. 

Dublin has a James Joyce Center dedicated to Ireland's most famous writer.  Read more about Dublin, named as a City of Literature by UNESCO

For information on traveling to Ireland, visit Ireland.com.



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