Father John Conmee S.J. Walking Tour

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Father John Conmee S.J. Walking Tour

A fascinating Bloomsday walking tour of North Dublin which follows the exact path of Father John Conmee in Ulysses.

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When and where

Date and time

Fri, 16 Jun 2023 10:25 - 12:25 IST


St. Francis Xavier's Catholic Church Gardiner Street Upper D01 RK07 Dublin 1 Ireland

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About this event

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Joycean guides Dr. Michael Quinn and Billy Fitzpatrick will lead you on this fascinating Bloomsday walking tour through Dublin’s North City following the exact route of 'the superior, the very reverend' Father John Conmee S.J. in the 'Wandering Rocks' episode of Ulysses. 

The tour route includes Mountjoy Square, Great Charles Street, North Circular Road, North Richmond Street, Portland Row, Aldborough House, Five Lamps, North Strand Road, Newcomen Bridge, and Charleville Mall. 

Tour 1: Departing 10.25am with a finish time around 12.30 p.m. 

Tour 2: Departing 2:55pm (as per 'Wandering Rocks’) with a finish time around 5.00 p.m. 

The meeting point is in front of St. Francis Xavier's Church, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin 1.

Dr. Michael Quinn is the author of A History of Araby House and North Richmond Street, Dublin, 1820-1998 (2020). Billy Fitzpatrick is an author and former President of the Teachers Union of Ireland.

The Bloomsday Festival is organised by the James Joyce Centre in partnership with Fáilte Ireland, Dublin City Council, Dublin UNESCO City of Literature, The Ireland Funds, and the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.

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