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Arnold 2 Dec 2012, 15:02 by John Simpson

Lizzie Arnold at No 40 Lower Cumberland Street and elsewhere   Lizzie Arnold is not mentioned by name in Ulysses – nor in Gogarty – but her presence pervades the red-light district ... came from a medical (veterinarian) family in Suffolk, England. The accompanying diagram shows how Thom’s Directory (yellow), deeds and other legal documents (brown), and the Irish national census register ...

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Mack 28 Nov 2013, 13:25 by JJON Editors

Mrs Mack at No 85   U 15.1281-8 : (Zoe Higgins, a young whore in a sapphire slip, closed with three bronze buckles, a slim black velvet fillet round her ... James Joyce (1982) 367-8           Although she is generally referred to as ‘Mrs Mack’, Thom’s Directory lists her name as ‘Mrs Annie Mack’. Gogarty, always more ebullient than Joyce ...

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Dennany 30 Aug 2013, 23:42 by JJON Editors

Thos. H. Dennany on a spit of land   Ulysses 6.459-62: Crowded on the spit of land silent shapes appeared, white, sorrowful, holding out calm hands, knelt in grief ... and by 186 7 Thomas was listed as a "stonecu tter" in Prospect Avenue (Thom's, p. 1555), conveniently near the cemetery at Glasnevin. By 1868 he is more established ...

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Cohen 12 Sep 2015, 14:50 by John Simpson

Bella Cohen at No 82 (not 81)   U 15.2741-4 : The door opens. Bella Cohen, a massive whoremistress, enters. She is dressed in a threequarter ivory gown, fringed round ... always in the same district, once she’d come north of the river: (yellow: Thom’s; green = newspapers; orange = prison records; grey = census)   Ellen Cohen moves north to Mecklenburgh Street ...

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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 ... of her daughter (unnamed: parents Margaret Higgins Arnot and John Arnot, Clerk). In 1881 Thom’s Directory lists her (‘Mrs. M. Arnott’) at No 25 Lower Temple Street (now Hill ...

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Woods 9 Jun 2017, 06:46 by John Simpson

Stopping by Woods next-door   U 4.148-50: He stood by the nextdoor girl at the counter. Would she buy it too, calling the items from a slip in ... following her home and cooking Molly’s kidney in butter.    Don Gifford notes that Thom’s Directory for 1904: lists a Mr. R. Woods at 8 Eccles Street, next door ...

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Dubedat 28 Nov 2013, 13:09 by JJON Editors

Marie Dubedat – the Irish Nightingale       U 8.888-91: May I tempt you to a little more filleted lemon sole, miss Dubedat? Yes, do bedad. And she did bedad. Huguenot ... soprano Marie Du Bédat.            Gifford (Ulysses Annotated) offers some information:   [8.889] miss Dubedat – Thom’s 1904 lists the Misses Du Bedat, Wilmount House, Killiney. Adams (p. 74) notes that ...

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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 ... showing areas of decayed housing (grey) and third-class tenements (black) 4      Editions of Thom’s directories document the growth of the designations ‘let in flats’ and ‘Tenements’ into once ...

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Flynn4 9 Jan 2015, 06:45 by John Simpson

The Misses Flynn, their other brothers, and Mary Ellen Callanan   There is a cruel irony in the fact that the earliest references to the Misses Flynn as singers in the ... to No 16 Ellis Quay in Dublin after his business collapsed in the 1850s. Thom’s Directory shows him there with at least two of his daughters, the Misses Flynn ...

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MacHugh3 1 Dec 2015, 11:22 by John Simpson

The reluctant professor MacHugh:3 Storm clouds of debt McNeill’s tutoring and examining may appear to represent a period of stability in his life, but such an impression would ... extra work, and – like many others – he found it in the colleges surrounding Dublin. Thom’s Directory for 1909 records a return for Hugh to Maynooth, where he had lived ...

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