Celebrating Bloomsday and 100 decades of Ulysses in Madrid
Lord Mayor of Dublin joins Tourism Eire to shine a highlight on Bloomsday, Dublin and our abundant literary heritage in Spain
This Bloomsday in Madrid, Tourism Eire is celebrating the centenary of Ulysses, with a number of activities having area appropriate in the course of the working day. The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Alison Gilliland, has joined Tourism Ireland in the Spanish funds, to emphasize Dublin and our loaded literary heritage.
James Joyce’s celebrated Ulysses was 1st released as a complete novel in February 1922. A person hundred decades afterwards, Tourism Ireland is taking every single possibility to shine a spotlight on ‘Ulysses100’ in its marketing exercise in Spain, and in other essential markets for tourism all over the earth. The organisation’s goal is to encourage potential guests to come and adhere to in the footsteps of Leopold Bloom, to find out Dublin and the household of Ulysses.
Today’s active programme has been organised in collaboration with Soy de la Cuesta (an association symbolizing the origins of Cuesta de Moyano, the website of Madrid’s guide market place), the Embassy of Eire in Spain, Ateneo de Madrid and Barrio de las Letras. It involves a unique Bloomsday Breakfast, attended by all around 30 top Spanish journalists and influencers, who’ve been listening to all about Joyce’s masterpiece and how 2022 marks 100 many years because its publication.
Susan Bolger, Tourism Ireland’s Manager in Spain, explained: “Tourism Eire is delighted to welcome the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Alison Gilliland, to Madrid on Bloomsday, as we celebrate the centenary of Joyce’s Ulysses and highlight Dublin and our rich literary heritage. We will continue to emphasize Ulysses 100 here in Spain and in other vital markets all-around the planet – particularly to our significant ‘culturally curious’ viewers. Our goal is toencourage potential guests to occur and abide by in the footsteps of Leopold Bloom, to find Dublin and the property of Ulysses.”