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No 7 Eccles street 6 Nov 2016, 12:03 by John Simpson

The demise of Ithaca             For Clive Hart 1   Why was No. 7 Eccles street demolished in April 1967? I wish I knew for sure. What does seem likely is that ... that came together just before the cultures of Joyce, architectural conservation and tourism in Dublin were starting to change. Figure 1: 1793 map of Dublin with Eccles street creeping across ...

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Monks 31 May 2015, 02:16 by John Simpson

Monks, night fathers, and day fathers   U 7.195-202:   A DAYFATHER He walked on through the caseroom, passing an old man, bowed, spectacled, aproned. Old Monks, the dayfather. [...] Nearing ... October p. 6       There is little doubt that the term was in use in Dublin print-rooms when Ulysses was being finalised, and probably for many years before.   Old Monks ...

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Crofton 28 Nov 2013, 13:17 by JJON Editors

James Crofton: a tradition of public service     D 12.477-80 : - This is Parnell’s anniversary, said O’Connor, and don’t let’s stir up any bad blood. We ... Pipe Water Department, and was frequently noted in the Freeman for attending fires in Dublin to ensure that the Fire Brigade had a constant supply of pipe-water. Mervyn's ...

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Gallaher3 30 Aug 2013, 13:26 by JJON Editors

Ignatius per ignotius : the short life and extraordinary times of Frederick Gallaher   3: More practical jokes and international sport   Another publication and a sensational hoax Fred’s publishing ventures had ... Black became friends, meeting for dinner several times and agreeing to meet up in Dublin.     Not long after, Fannie and the Lady in Black met in Dublin at the TCD ...

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Henchy 28 Nov 2013, 13:17 by JJON Editors

Robert Henchy: a choice of two collectors    D 12.395-404 : ‘Hello, Crofton!’ said Mr Henchy to the fat man. ‘Talk of the devil....’ [...] ‘Why, blast your soul,’ said Henchy ... of John Stanislaus Joyce in the Office of the Collector-General of Rates for Dublin.          James Joyce presents Henchy as a jovial, self-possessed character – not as old as some ...

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Madams 28 Nov 2013, 13:24 by JJON Editors

The Madams of Nighttown; or, a Dublin lupanarology   In “Circe” Bloom and Stephen visit Nighttown, Joyce’s name for the notorious red-light district of Dublin north of the Liffey ... 1978) discusses some of the best-known inhabitants – and concentrates largely on the Dublin Corporation’s long battle to clean up the area into the 1920s and 30s; Terry Fagan ...

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Weatherup 28 Nov 2013, 13:16 by JJON Editors

William Weatherup: what the newspapers said U 7.337 : What Wetherup Said. U 7.342-3 : Entertainments. Open house. Big blowout. Wetherup always said that. Get a grip of them ... Weatherup for several years at the Office of the Collector-General of Rates in Dublin, Weatherup had led an eventful and rather unfortunate earlier life.          He was a ‘servant’, working ...

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Arnott 12 Sep 2015, 14:50 by John Simpson

Mrs Arnott at No 83   Margaret (“Meg”, “Maggie”) Arnott is not mentioned by name in Ulysses, but there are at least three reasons for including her here: 1)     She ran ... Cohen’s at No 85;   2)     She is frequently alluded to as one of Dublin’s foremost Madams;   3)     Her maiden name was ‘Higgins’, and this may have influenced Joyce ...

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Buckley 28 Nov 2013, 13:19 by JJON Editors

Rifleman Buckley     John Wyse Jackson and Peter Costello neatly summarize what we know about Fred Buckley, another of the rate-collectors from John Stanislaus Joyce’s day:   Of the other ... youngest child of Benjamin and Hannah Buckley, at the Powerscourt estate south-west of Dublin, where Benjamin was a Land Steward to Lord Powerscourt and subsequently (by the time of ...

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puffed 25 Aug 2015, 14:51 by John Simpson

Puffed and powdered, cocked and shaved   U 8.506-7: Charley Kavanagh used to come out on his high horse, cocked hat, puffed, powdered and shaved. Sources suggest that a ... shaved , from the caput of Earl Grey! – (Vehement cheering.) 1      Closer to home in Dublin, the Satirist of 25 May, 1845 described the visit (then in process) of a high ...

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