Bloomsday 2018 at Glasnevin Cemetery

Details for Bloomsday 2018 at Glasnevin Cemetery Announced

In honour of Bloomsday 2018, Glasnevin Cemetery Museum presents:

ReJOYCE: A reading of Hades performed by the 'Joycestagers', and a Joycean tour of Glasnevin Cemetery

It is not unusual to see dedicated Joyceans make the annual trip to Glasnevin Cemetery in hired horse-drawn carriages; some even rent a hearse for full authenticity. Amongst the countless Joycean characters buried in Glasnevin is the writer's father John Stanislaus. This year to celebrate this historic date, Glasnevin Cemetery Museum will run a series of events including a Joycean themed breakfast & lunch in the Tower Café, a reading of Chapter Six - Hades performed by the 'Joycestagers', and a Joycean tour of the cemetery itself.

Bloomsday Running Order:

10.00 am -3.00 pm: Special Joycean Breakfast and Lunch in the Tower Café (please note that this is not included in the ticket price).

11.30 am: Re-enactment of the funeral procession of Paddy Dignam from Episode 6, 'Hades', of Ulysses.

12.15pm: A Joycean Tour of Glasnevin Cemetery. Glasnevin, the heart of the Hibernian necropolis, has many links to Joyce's life and writing.

This tour takes a walk through the life, time and imagination of James Joyce.

Places Limited, Booking Essential

Event Location: Museum Reception

Event Date: Saturday 16th June 2018

Event Time(s): 10:00 am - 3:00 pm: Joycean Breakfast and Lunch: 11.30 am: Re-enactment: 12.15 pm: Tour

Ticket Price: Adults: €13 Senior (60 plus), €10 Student: €10 Children (6-15): €10 Infants (0-5): Free

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