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Deep Diving with Sirens

Deep Diving with Sirens

Nature of Event: Course: Join Joyce experts Bruce Beswick and Frances Devlin-Glass for a day with Sirens, one of the most pivotal and moving chapters of James Joyce’s Ulysses, in which Joyce experiments with musical form in narrative fiction. What does it add to our understanding of Bloom’s humiliation to have him listening to music while his rival … Continue reading

The Hermit in the Woods

The Hermit in the Woods

By Albert Perris Growing up in Tallaght in the late 1970s and early 1980s, a frequent if irregular sight was that of the local hermit, recluse or ‘eccentric’ as he was variously referred to, walking down the length of Seskin View Road. He was a familiar sight known throughout Tallaght and district, and had been … Continue reading