Bloomsday Celebration

Bloomsday Celebration

In Ireland and around the world, June 16 is commemorated as Bloomsday, celebrating the novel Ulysses by James Joyce. The novel follows Leopold Bloom on June 16, 1904 as he walks through Dublin, and chronicles the characters he meets and the things he sees on his version of the Odyssey. Today’s Bloomsday celebrations include […]

June 16th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce


As you know, we meet on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6 pm, September through May. Some refreshments are provided, and you’re welcome to bring your own nosh to share.

I ask that you also please also renew your Irish Center membership – or become a member, or at […]

May 26th, 2020|Tags: , |


Sunday, June 16, 6 p.m., 25th Annual Bloomsday Celebration, Aixois Bistro; We’re returning to where the KC Bloomsday Celebration got started! Join us for our uniquely Kansas City version of this international celebration of James Joyce.

In Ireland and around the world, June 16 is commemorated as “Bloomsday” and manifested by tributes to […]

June 16th, 2019|Tags: |

Yeats / Joyce

James Joyce: The Dead (film showing tbd) & WB Yeats: Selected Poems

The cost is free. The club is open to the public, and everyone is welcome. Please join us for one or all of the book discussions! We’ll put the kettle on for tea, and Guinness is on tap (the Irish Center does ask for a donation for drinks […]

November 24th, 2015|Tags: , , |