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Number 1 - September 2011


Introduction to the first issue

The Editors

Joyce's People

The man behind Bartell d'Arcy

Harald Beck

Marcella, the Midget Queen

John Simpson

Captain Buller: that prodigious hit to square leg

John Simpson

Some notes on the triple life of Thomas Goodwin Keohler

Eamonn Finn and John Simpson

Joyce's Words

adelite - a delightful colour word

Harald Beck

basilicogrammate: the Egyptian royal secretary

John Simpson

contransmagnificandjewbangtantiality: jawbreakers and spelling bees

John Simpson

Joyce's Allusions

Two unidentified songs in the Penelope episode

Harald Beck

Spellingbee conundrum

Harald Beck

When is a thigh not a thigh?

John Simpson

Mad cow at Cabra

John Simpson

Is Spurgeon in heaven?

Clive Hart

All change at the Empire Palace

John Simpson

Aquinas on friendship

John Simpson

The old hag with the yellow teeth

Harald Beck

Joyce's Environs

The deleterious effect of copper sulphate on green peas

John Simpson

Bright's bright eyes

Harald Beck

Elster Grime and the Grand Old Opera

John Simpson

The Shah's ears and nose

Harald Beck

A Joycean price guide

John Smurthwaite

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Number 2 - March 2012


Introduction to the Second Issue

Joyce's People

They simply fade away: news on the life and death of an old soldier - Joseph Casey

May's band of brothers

Iremonger among the runs

Fullback for the Bective Rangers

Marie Dubedat - the Irish Nightingale

Carlyle one, Carlisle nil

Miss Douce and Miss Kennedy at a different bar

Daniel T. Sheehan: a University friend

Norman W. Tupper and the policeman's lap

Collecting the rates: Buckley, Cotter, Crofton, Henchy, and Weatherup

[including the next five items]

James Crofton: a tradition of public service

William Weatherup: what the newspapers said

Robert Henchy: a choice of two collectors

Edward Graham Cotter: another collector of rates?

Rifleman Buckley

Joyce's Words

Miss This Miss That and Miss Theother

Or hanging up on the floor

Dog of my enemy

Join up the dots for Paradise

Volupcy and mystic bliss

The kidology of codology

Aquacity: awash with watery thoughts

Eatondph and douradora

I'd like my job! - Not likely! Eamonn Finn

Lapland closer home

Done but not forgotten

Joyce's Allusions

Vengeance and the shores of Manhattan

Famine relief from the Sultan of Turkey

A dose of quackery

A mite of cheese

the bestest puttiest longbreak yet

Lawn Tennyson: the poetry of motion

My brandnew riddle - the Rose of Castile

Will you be my man will you carry my can

Beery bass baritones

Absent-minded warriors

Peter Parley's Tales of the ancients

Writing Elijah

[including the next five items]

Silly Sunphonies: does Jesus want me for a sunbeam?

Slippery gamblers

Philately is for bumboosers

Advertising patter

Next stop Paradise!

Æ IOU: two debts to Russell?

The Great Harmonia and the music of the spheres

Lenehan and the great outdoors

A good day for trimming your nails

Workaday workers in the Evening Telegraph office

The dragon slothfully drags her scaly folds

Stealing upon larks

In Molly's hand there steals another

Corny kismet Eamonn Finn

Joyce's Environs

The destruction of the open-air pulpit at St. Mark's

Magazines for Christmas (1898)

Genesis good for you

Bewitching eyes beneath a well-drawn eyebrow line

Sporting issues and racing tissues

Reliable rubber goods - perish the thought!

He cures fits!

Hokypoky hocus pocus

That Wonder Worker Robert Janusko

The Coffee Riddle

Gifford Corrections

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Number 3 - September 2012


Introduction to the Third Issue

Joyce's People

Susy Nagle and her concertina dress

Mrs Gus Ruhlin: boxing and women's suffrage

Philip Beaufoy and the philosopher's tone

Popping into Lynam's

Mulrennan from the west of Ireland

Joyce's Words

Molly's doggery-woggery

The rabbits that caused all the trouble

Only for the other dog

Shine on, Harvest Moon

Solving the doubles

Drums of braided cord

Joyce's Allusions

Glue-pot steals heart

My mother has married me... (Aida Yared)

Bonsoir la compagnie

William Field, the bard with the tumbling hair at Queen Dido's banquet

A heaven-sent dove with razor-sharp teeth

A perfect cretic floating down the O-hi-O

Cheaper booze

The Hidden Life of Christ Revealed

Killarney's Beauties

Dusty Rhodes the Popular Tramp

Death of a Sinner

Perfide Albion - Perfidious Albion (Philip Keel Geheber)

The irreverent Richard Blacow

Joyce's Environs

The Italian colony in South Dublin

Kidfitting corsetry

Tom Rochford's smart idea at Crampton Court

That English invention: The Wonder Worker in nighttown (Ronan Crowley)

Pettiwidths: thrills and spills with Gerty MacDowell

Gifford Corrections

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Number 4 - March 2013


Introduction to the Fourth Issue

Joyce's People

The Madams of Nighttown; or, a Dublin lupanarology


Mrs Mack at No 85

Mrs Arnott at No 83

Mrs Arnold at No 40 Lower Cumberland Street and elsewhere

Bella Cohen at No 82 (not 81)

Summing up the Madams

Gallant Michael Hart

Emily Lyons sets sail for Boston

J.P. Nannetti and the Lord Mayor's antecedents

Ditto MacAnaspey and the same for me, please

Joyce's Words

Duodenal harmony

Perverted from the truth

Praise Be! Here comes Old "Glory Hallelujurum" Purefoy

Head first and everything else behind

Joyce's Allusions

Don't leave your mother an orphan!

The unicorn's song

An Affair of Honour

As ugly as Poll Ash

Lenehan's bunions

Cuthbert the Wanderer

Malory and Sir Leopold, King

A doctor but not Dr Freud

Pater: Leopold the Epicurean

Ossian's poems - notesheets

Joyce's Environs

A good cigar is a smoke

Rheumatic wheels

Caught alive - oh!

Roll up for the human ostrich

The Corridors of the National Library

Rooms for Antient Concerts

The Prince and the Freeman

Gifford Corrections

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Number 5 - September 2013


Introduction to the Fifth Issue

Joyce's People

In Lunacy of Potterton (Homan Potterton)

Thos. H. Dennany on a spit of land

Freddy Mayer and Joseph Poole's Myriorama

Pat Claffey and the Dublin convents

Wondrous little Tommy Conneff from the short-grass county of Kildare

James Joyce and Matthew Kane (Chris Kane)

Ignatius per ignotius: the short life and extraordinary times

of Frederick Gallaher

1: Making his way in the world

2: Fred's Brilliant Career with Sport and the Invincibles

3: More practical jokes and international sport

4: Life and death in London


5a: The eccentricities of a grandfather: Patrick Frederick Gallaher

5b: Newspapers in the blood: John Blake Gallaher

5c: Gerald and Brendan Gallaher: the next generation

Brunny Lynam the medical student

Joyce's Words

Take me to your subleader! (Terence Killeen)

The fifth quarter is the butcher's profit

Fried hencods' roe and mutton kidneys:

these are a few of his favourite things

Molly's taittering lips (Vincent Deane)

Washing off the cobbles

Joyce's Allusions

From Swerve of Shore to Bend of Bay

Edward FitzGerald at sea: Oxen notesheet 17

From Meredith to Mulligan via Moore

Area: the Afterlife of Opal HushTreading water to paradise

Observing from his quaint-perched aerie

Molly's sandfrog shower in Gilbraltar (Austin Briggs)

Lady Morgan and "dear dirty Dublin"

Nothing to sit down on - nowhere to put it

Pantalons Blancs and Culottes Rouges

A pillow on the billow

Two poetic snippets: row me o'er the ferry

and maledictive stones (Terence Killeen)

Joyce's Environs

The longstemmed Jacob pipe

Bells to call the servants

A tonic for that tired feeling

Gifford Corrections

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Number 6 - March 2014


Introduction to the Sixth Issue

Joyce's People

Wheelmen don't eat quiche (John Simpson)

'One of Britain's fighting men': Major Malachi Powell and Ulysses (Andrew Tierney)

Professor Bloody-Big-Umbrella Glynn (John Simpson)

Joyce's Words

Telling crams (Harald Beck)

Head upon shoulder (Eamonn Finn)

The tree of heaven (John Simpson)

Joyce's Allusions

Lincoln, but not Abraham (Harald Beck)

The destruction of the fittest (John Simpson)

Gimlet sounded like poetry with Hamlet (Ronan Crowley)

Mr O'Madden Burke's strong weakness (Harald Beck)

I have sinned, I have suffered (Eamonn Finn/John Simpson)

Can't you talk? (Harald Beck)

And do the brave deserve the fair? (John Simpson)

You're a rogue and I'm another (John Simpson)

Kicking the Pope before us (John Simpson)

White silence in marble (Harald Beck)

Joyce's Environs

Carlisle girls (Harald Beck)

Left-off clothes (John Simpson)

Advertising names that speak to you: 1 - Bacilikil (Eamonn Finn)

Advertising names that speak to you: 2 - Veribest (John Simpson)

Advertising names that speak to you: 3 - Uwantit (John Simpson)

Fashionable cobwebs (John Simpson)

In the carriage for Paddy Dignam's funeral: Bloom was right all along (Harald Beck/John Simpson)

Gifford Corrections

Number 7 - September 2014


Introduction to the Seventh Issue

Joyce's People

The afflicted mother - two letters (Terence Killeen)

The anonymous libeller of Denis Breen (George Bergman)

Then here's a health to Mulligan's aunt (Harald Beck)

Joyce's Words

The forgotten arm-strap (John Simpson)

Philirenists: peace-loving monarchs (John Simpson)

The "charming soubrette" of the stage (John Simpson)

Unlawfully watching and/or besetting (John Simpson)

Laid on like the gas (Harald Beck)

His brain tipped over (Harald Beck)

Joyce's Allusions

The milk in the coconut - a hairy puzzle (Harald Beck)

"Is there anybody here for there?", as the railway porter asked the passengers (John Simpson)

Caught it while it was flying (John Simpson)

Beatrice Harraden guiding the thread and Clarence E. Mulford shanghaied: Nausicaa notesheets 4 and 8 (Harald Beck)

What is Sister Susie's Playing? (John Simpson)

Joyce's Environs

A postcard from Bolivia (John Simpson)

Stepping back to Leahy's terrace (Ian Gunn)

Gifford Corrections

Number 8 - March 2015


Introduction to the Eighth Issue

Joyce's People

Flynnlandia, or the rise (and fall) of the House of Usher (John Simpson)

1: Introduction (John Simpson)

2: Patrick Flynn the elder and Patrick Flynn the younger (John Simpson)

3: Flynns - the next generation (John Simpson)

4: The Misses Flynn, their other brothers, and Mary Ellen Callanan (John Simpson)

5: The Misses Flynn's grand annual concerts (John Simpson)

6: Echoes of the Flynn family in "The Dead" (John Simpson)

Old Parkinson, the English tenor (John Simpson)

The short but remarkable life of John O'Mahony (Harald Beck)

Monks, night fathers, and day fathers (John Simpson /Harald Beck)

Joyce's Words

Altogether now for the ensemble (Harald Beck)

Undertones of the sacred offices (Harald Beck)

The benefit of speedpills (Harald Beck)

Joyce's Allusions

Mr Brown, Mr Robinson, and the average Joe (John Simpson)

Lenehan and the great outdoors: (b) Catching a cold through an open gate (Harald Beck)

Soap-eating in the Arctic (John Simpson)

What made a crocodile bite the fluke of an anchor? (John Simpson)

A Fuller picture of the Lollards (Harald Beck)

Pom! he shouted twice: Some Memories of Buffalo Bill (1919) in Ulysses (Ronan Crowley)

Brown sons (John Simpson)

Washing possible is more than possible (John Simpson)

The green gem of Ireland set in the silver sea (John Simpson)

The tonic that braces the system (John Simpson)

Fair and forty goes far in a day (John Simpson)

On the Dead Sea, afloat with a parasol (Harald Beck)

Joyce's Environs

Salty missionaries (John Simpson)

A galería masquerading under the name of "Becche" (John Simpson)

Stephen's stroll on the strand (Ian Gunn)

Gifford Corrections

Number 9 - September 2015


Introduction to the Ninth Issue

Joyce's People

Death in Ennis (Harald Beck)

James Joyce to August Suter (Harald Beck)

Joyce's Words

Changing his drink (John Simpson)

All bets are "off" (John Simpson)

Hamlet's sledded poleaxe (Robert Janusko)

Joyce's Allusions

An anatomy of Gray's Eulogy (Harald Beck)

Newsboys and the child-biting bellows (John Simpson)

Milking ducks grandmother's way (John Simpson)

Orphans in the Underworld (John Simpson)

Puffed and powdered, cocked and shaved (John Simpson)

Retirement into public life (John Simpson)

The half-seas-over empire of Britain (John Simpson)

Musical breakfasts and a walk with the band (Harald Beck)

Joyce's Environs

Brown-paper suits in fashion (John Simpson)

The cost of coal from Flower and M'Donald (John Simpson)

A missing gent answering to the name of Bloom (John Simpson)

Gifford Corrections

Number 10 - March 2016


Introduction to the Tenth Issue

Joyce's People

The reluctant professor MacHugh (John Simpson)

The reluctant professor MacHugh 2 (John Simpson)

The reluctant professor MacHugh 3 (John Simpson)

The reluctant professor MacHugh 4 (John Simpson)

"Fitz-Epsykure": the further adventures of Alfred and Marion Hunter (Terence Killeen)

Heinous Hainau and the Blooms (Harald Beck)

Joyce's Words

An expression tossed around like snuff at a wake (Harald Beck)

Exclaiming St Denis (Harald Beck)

The mystic yogibogeybox (John Simpson)

It's just one thing laughing at another (Harald Beck)

The swinging whiskers (Harald Beck)

Joyce's Allusions

Joyce's Environs

The crossblind crux (Harald Beck)

Joyce's Ormond Hotel (Harald Beck)

Swansway: Father Conmee's walk to Artane (Eamonn Finn and Harald Beck)

Cross words for crossed letters (Harald Beck)

A crumpled throwaway: an arresting tale (Ian Gunn)

Gifford Corrections

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Number 11 - November 2016


Introduction to the Eleventh Issue

Joyce's People

Joyce's Words

Pronouncing Joyce (Robert Nicholson, John Simpson, etc.)

Comings and Goings: Joyce's words in the Oxford English Dictionary (John Simpson)

Comings and Goings: June 2016 update (John Simpson)

A mess of four (Harald Beck)

Hardy annuals in the nursery of life (Harald Beck)

Joyce's Allusions

Did he bring his crocodile? (Tim Conley)

A night of Irish entertainment (Harald Beck)

Brass by gold in your pocket (Harald Beck)

Hanged of a Tuesday (Harald Beck)

To the going-out entrance (Harald Beck)

Joyce's Environs

Oxen of the Sun - allocating text in the closing paragraphs

(Clive Hart, with Harald Beck)

The demise of Ithaca (Ian Gunn)

Gifford Corrections

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Number 12 - June 2017


Introduction to the Twelfth Issue

Joyce's People

Stopping by Woods next-door (John Simpson)

Joyce's Words

Comings and Goings: OED September 2016 to March 2017 updates (John Simpson)

Kishes, brogues, and ignorance (John Simpson)

A rich breakfast of rashers (Harald Beck)

Joyce's Allusions

Signs of resentment: to have something

up your nose against me

(John Simpson)

George Moore and the Brixton Empire (Harald Beck)

An old woman in Prince's street (John Simpson)

No followers allowed (John Simpson)

Joyce's Environs

The jujube-sucking King (John Simpson)

Gifford Corrections

Number 13 - June 2018


Introduction to the Thirteenth Issue

Joyce's People

Charles Dawson - lecturer on talking about everything (Harald Beck)

John O'Mahony and the Language of the Outlaw (Ronan Crowley)

Joyce's Words

Comings and Goings: OED January 2018 update (John Simpson)

Pronouncing Joyce (Robert Nicholson, John Simpson)

Gods and clods (John Simpson)

Joyce's Allusions

The Jeep-crux (Harald Beck)

Joyce's Environs

Burke's! (Harald Beck)

Joyce's Libraries updated (John Simpson)

Jenny Lind soup for the professional soprano (John Simpson)

The speed of the train during prayer (Dylan Emerick-Brown)

Gifford Corrections

Number 14 - June 2019


Introduction to the Fourteenth Issue

Joyce's People

Francis Irwin, TCD, in the fusty world of Garrett Deasy (John Simpson)

Joyce's Words

Pet lambs in Dublin (John Simpson)

Moechus and scortum: not so neuter words (Geert Lernout)

Joyce's Allusions

Ossian's Poems - notesheets with updates (Ronan Crowley)

Save China's millions (John Simpson)

Miss Kennedy's reading matter (Harald Beck)

The King of Spain's daughter (Terence Killeen)

“He told me about, hold on, Swinburne, was it, no?” Buck Mulligan and the poet (Geert Lernout)

Joyce's Environs

Gifford Corrections

Number 15 - December 2019


Introduction to the Fifteenth Issue

Joyce's People

The girl in the toga girilis (Harald Beck)

Joyce's Allusions

Rossini, Mercadante, and Meyerbeer (Vincent Deane)

Shrieks of silence! (John Simpson)

Camille Flammarion's Astronomy for Amateurs (1904) in Ulysses (Ronan Crowley)

Joyce's Environs

Exit Carr (William Brockman and Sabrina Alonso)

A floor plan for the Holles Street Hospital (Aidan Collins)

Sanitary matters at No. 7 Eccles street (Ian Gunn)

Gifford Corrections

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