Image of a Chinese scroll from the Chester Beatty's collectoin


Bloomsday Online

The Bloomsday Festival is a world-famous literary carnival in honour of James Joyce and his famous novel Ulysses.  Jen O’Brien will explore the meaning of flowers described in Ulysses, and teach you how to create some botanical cards to bring the world of Bloom to your home. 

The video will be premiered here on June 16.

Open today 9:45am - 5:30pm

Monday to Friday 9:45am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 9:45am - 8:00pm
Saturday 9:45am - 5:30pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 5:30pm

Closed Mondays: Nov - Feb
Closed 1 Jan; Good Friday; 24-26 Dec

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Admission is Free
Suggested donation €5


Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92