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wheelmen 17 Feb 2014, 01:22 by John Simpson

Wheelmen don’t eat quiche U 10.651-3: Bang of the lastlap bell spurred the halfmile wheelmen to their sprint. J. A. Jackson, W. E. Wylie, A. Munro and ... two heats of the Dublin University Bicycle Club’s half-mile bicycle handicap on Bloomsday as Joyce’s source for the names Jackson, Wylie, Munro, and Gahan. All four cyclists ...

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Miss Douce 28 Nov 2013, 13:10 by JJON Editors

Miss Douce and Miss Kennedy at a different bar     U 11.64-5: Bronze by gold, miss Douce’s head by miss Kennedy’s head, over the crossblind of the ... to Australia. He knew Joyce in passing, and grew up in the aftermath of Bloomsday. His article of reminiscence and appreciation touches on Miss Douce, as he recalls his life ...

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Iremonger 28 Nov 2013, 13:08 by JJON Editors

Iremonger among the runs       U 16.1682-4 : Hereupon he pawed the journal open and pored upon Lord only knows what [.…] Iremonger having made a hundred and something second wicket ... previous season he had been one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year. On Bloomsday 1904 Notts were playing Kent. In the match leading up to this Iremonger had scored ...

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off 7 Jun 2015, 12:47 by JJON Editors

All bets are "off"   U 16.1274-81: While the other was reading it on page two Boom (to give him for the nonce his new misnomer) whiled away a ... shows that neither of these is the correct interpretation.      The Freeman’s Journal for Bloomsday 1904 reports on the previous day’s racing. Here is the betting on the 2 ...

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bellows 31 May 2015, 01:39 by John Simpson

Newsboys and the child-biting bellows   U 7.966-9: — Telegraph! Racing special! […] A newsboy cried in Mr Bloom’s face: — Terrible tragedy in Rathmines! A child bit by a ... on page 3 of the Dublin Evening Telegraph for 13 June 1904, just before Bloomsday, we may find the sad headline “Child Drowned in a Bath at Rathmines”. 2 Perhaps ...

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Susie 4 Jun 2014, 02:20 by John Simpson

What was Sister Susie’s Playing?   [5 August 1932] I remember very well your singing One of the Family and Sister Susie's Playing. You always made the same mistake ... the music-hall circuit. Mr Eugene Stratton, by chance on display in Dublin on Bloomsday (U 6.184), would regale audiences with “She’s my little sister Susie” 8, and ...

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Funeral 4 Jun 2014, 02:17 by John Simpson

In the carriage for Paddy Dignam’s funeral: Bloom was right all along   U 6.1-3: Martin Cunningham, first, poked his silkhatted head into the creaking carriage and, entering ... extensive investigation of this issue was conducted by Carole Brown and Leo Knuth in Bloomsday, the eleventh hour, published in 1981. 1 Brown and Knuth proposed that the most likely ...

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Bransome's 29 Nov 2013, 12:56 by JJON Editors

The Coffee Riddle U 7.650-5 : What did Ignatius Gallaher do? I'll tell you. Inspiration of genius. Cabled right away. Have you Weekly Freeman of 17 March? Right ... a Thursday, not a Saturday - publication day). Neither 17 March 1882, nor 1904 (near Bloomsday), turns out to fall on a Saturday. By 17 March 1883 the story would be ...

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coal 26 Aug 2015, 01:49 by John Simpson

The cost of coal from Flower and M‘Donald   U 17.128-30: best Abram coal at twentyone shillings a ton from the yard of Messrs Flower and M‘Donald ... Dublin papers for Joyce’s source, from the period leading up to or including Bloomsday 1904. Whether Joyce was attracted by the play on “Flower” and “Bloom”, or even whether ...

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doubles 28 Nov 2013, 13:44 by JJON Editors

Solving the doubles   U 15.1630-1 : Free medical and legal advice, solution of doubles and other problems. All cordially invited. Bloom the advertiser makes a number of cordial offers ... by the Weekly Irish Times on 11 June 1904 (p. 17), and running over Bloomsday. The ‘Foundation Words’ hint at the final answer to the double acrostic, and the ‘Cross ...

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