Hollywood Actor Patrick Bergin and winning Eurovision Songwriter Shay Healy amongst many others, come out to Celebrate Bloomsday at Duke Street Gallery

Moments of Joyce Festival 2017
John Behan RHA Sculpture - Leopold Bloom (photographed by Joby Hickey)

Following on from the success of last years Bloomsday at the Duke Street Gallery, this years programme at the ‘Moments of Joyce Festival 2017’ combines a diverse gathering of singers, writers, academics, politicians, historians and some short films. Honoring James Joyce in the environs of the Duke Street Gallery, the guest list includes;

PATRICK BERGIN (Readings from ‘Ulysses’)
SHAY HEALY (sings his song ‘Finnegan, Are You Really Dead’)
PAT MURPHY (a conversation of her feature film ‘Nora’)
NOEL O’GRADY (Ode to James Joyce – Portrait of a Tenor)
DECLAN COLLINGE (The Volta Cinema)
CATHERINE ANN CULLEN (premiers ‘Molly Alone’)
PJ MURPHY, Sweny’s Pharmacy (The Pleasure of Knowing James Joyce)
RICHARD BOYD BARRETT ( The Irish Revolution)
RONAN SHEEHAN (The Invincibles)
JOYCE REDMOND (the inspiration for the song ‘Galway Girl’)
KEVIN BARRINGTON (Recites his poem’ Bloomsday Denny’)​
SHONA MURRAY (Recites poem ‘Finn’s Hotel’)
Paintings by TOM BYRNE
Sculpture by John Behan RHA
screening: CARL FINNEGAN’s ‘Two Gallants’
screening: DENNIS COURTNEY ‘Araby’
screening: JOHN DOHERTY ‘The Show Must Go On’
screening: TIM BOOTH ‘Ulys’
+ special guests.

With introductions by Sé Merry Doyle.

Moments of Joyce Festival 2017
Bloomsday 16th June 4pm – 8pm
Duke Street Gallery, 17 Duke Street, Dublin 2

Sponsored by Dublin City Arts Office, Dublin Town & Irish Distillers