A profile of Bridget H. Murray, my mother. By Eileen Murray Bridget Harriet Collier filled the world with many things since she came into it on Tuesday, September 9, 1924: humor,...More
Loretta Brennan Glucksman, co-chair of New York University’s Glucksman Ireland House, chairman of the American Ireland Fund and a strong advocate for Ireland, is inducted into the Irish America...More
Historically known as Bloomsday, June 16, 1904 marks the day during which all of Joyce’s Ulysses takes place. Joyce chose the date as a way to commemorate his first date with Nora Barnacle. “Bloomsday” was not established until 1954, on the 50th anniversary of the book’s events. In Dublin, several people dress in costume and retrace Leopold Bloom’s route through Dublin. Landmarks, like Davey Byrne’s pub are visited. Readings of the book are also a common event of the day.