- Dublin Events
Concerts & GigsFrom large stadium events to o2 concerts and intimate pub gigs
Festivals and FairsMusic Festivals, Book Festivals, St Patrick's Festival. if it's on in Dublin you will find it here.
Theatre, Comedy and MusicalsPlays, pantos, sketches, musicals and comedy performances in Dublin.
Sporting EventsAll Major Sporting events taking place in Dublin in the coming months
Exhibitions, Shows and AwardsExhibitions, Shows and Awards on in Dublin.
Conference and ConventionsConferences and Conventions taking place in Dublin.
- Castle Hotel Events
Castle Hotel EventsSpecial Events at the Castle Hotel Dublin
- Dublin Attractions
Dublin AttractionsAttractions in Dublin and surrounding areas
- Travel Tips
Travel TipsTips and offers to help you get the most from your visit to Dublin
- Things to Do
Things to DoThings to Do in Dublin and surrounding areas.
- Dublin Top 10
Dublin Top 10Top Ten of Dublins pubs, clubs, restaurants, attractions and things to do and see.
MapsMaps to places of interest DublinBOOK ONLINE NOWBe the first to receive our special offers
Bloomsday Festival 2013
June 9th-15th 2013 in Dublin City Centre
Bloomsday Festival is celebrated throughout Dublin and commemorates the work of the Irish Author James Joyce. It is called after the main character in his most famous work of all – Leopold Bloom of Ulysses fame. Ulysses was set in 1904 and fans follow every year in celebrating his memory.
The History & Tradition of Bloomsday
One of the earliest Bloomsday celebrations was a Ulysses lunch, organised by Sylvia Beach, the publisher of Ulysses and her partner Adrienne Monnier in France in June1929. The first Bloomsday celebrated in Ireland was in 1954.
Today Bloomsday is celebrated by Joyceans across the globe with readings, performances, re-enactments and a host of other events. In Dublin, enthusiasts dress in Edwardian costume and gather during the day at many of the location where episodes of Ulysses took place (Martello Tower at Sandycove, Davy Byrne’s pub and 7 Eccles Street).
The James Joyce Centre is located just 1 minute walk from the Castle Hotel.
The Castle Hotel, Gardiner Row/Great Denmark St, Dublin 1, Ireland Tel: +353(0)1 874 6949 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Castle Hotel Events