June 16th is BLOOMSDAY, the day in 1904 on which all the action of James Joyce’s novel Ulysses takes place. It is celebrated every year on 16th June by Joyceans all over the world.Have a look at Blawg Review #164 at cearta.ie by Dr. Eoin O'Dell, a Fellow and Senior Lecturer at the School of Law, Trinity College Dublin, who celebrates the best of the legal blogosphere with a special Bloomsday tribute.
In Dublin, where the novel is set, Bloomsday celebrations go on for a week from the 9th to the 16th June, with most of the attention on the day itself.
It is traditional to dress up and go out for the day, visiting the locations of the book and taking part in readings, walks and convivial activities of all sorts which in some way connect with Ulysses, its author and its world.
Happy Bleepin' Bloomsday!
Photo Credit: James Joyce Bridge, Dublin, courtesy of dublin.ie