From pub crawls to libraries, literary Dublin offers much more than Bloomsday

  • by: HELEN O'NEILL , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 21, 2014 - 11:25 AM

DUBLIN — James Joyce immortalized this misty port city in his literary epic "Ulysses," though many Dubliners freely admit they haven't read a word of the stream-of-consciousness novel. That doesn't stop them from throwing a huge celebration every June 16, honoring the day in 1904 when the fictional Leopold Bloom perambulated through the streets of the author's hometown.

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