As many other people, I tried to read the Ulysses without being able to make it past the first 100 hundred pages. Therefore I had to stop by a take a picture of Joyce Statue.
Dubliner James Joyce wrote about Dublin. Dubliners, Ulysses and Finnegan's Wake are all set there. This quirky statue of Joyce is a good humored salute to Dublin's greatest literary son who helps bring in tourist dollars to this day. Every June 16th, Bloomsday, Joyce fans put on Edwardian costume and visit the Dublin sites and fill the pubs mentioned in... More
James Joyce was a great Dublin character and wrote many very well known books. So his statue is well worth seeing if you are in the city. His most famous book is Ulysses which is all set in one day in Dublin
I appreciate the respect that Ireland has for its writers, story-tellers, and patriots. Statues and memorials are easily found on or near main thoroughfares of Dublin. The Oscar Wild exhibit is a bit more impressive.
Unfortunately, this statue is frequently used as a seating area and I feel sorry for tourists trying to get a decent photo of this work of art. Not the most desirable location in Dublin...
This small statue is located just of the busy main drag of O’Connell Street. It is a nice little statue the really portrays some of the character of this famous Irishman. Sadly it attracts all sorts to sit at its base, so you may or may not want to get too close. An interested side-trip from O’Connell Street and worth... More
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