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James Joyce Statue

North Earl Street just off O'Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Beautiful sculpture honouring the eminent Irish author of "Ulysses"

I love the increasing number of bronze statues I am seeing around the world. Most, make great photo... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KodoDrummer
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Yekaterinburg, Russia
Dublin tour not complete without James Joyce

I think everyone should stop by this entertaining statue of James Joyce, it is right off O'Connell... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2018
dgbg100106
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Odenton, Maryland
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North Earl Street just off O'Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland
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"o'connell street"
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"great photo opportunity"
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"earl street"
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"meeting point"
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"fitting tribute"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the increasing number of bronze statues I am seeing around the world. Most, make great photo ops. This sculpture depicts James Joyce as the dapper, stylish, witty and fun gentleman he was.

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Reviewed June 3, 2018

I think everyone should stop by this entertaining statue of James Joyce, it is right off O'Connell street at Earl Street. The statue is not your typical granite statue but one that invites you to be entertained.

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Reviewed May 15, 2018

Probably mostly for the James Joyce fans, but it was a great photo opportunity near O'Connell Street.

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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Another statue that relates to Ireland's history. A great photo opportunity and meeting point. You can't miss it.

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

(About Homers' The Odyssey) then it's a thrill to run across this statue of the Great James Joyce. Probably even more of a thrill for a super literate fan. Impress your friends by revealing that Mr. Joyce's middle name is "Augustine Aloysius".

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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

I think he's standing there thinking, 'what the bloody hell is that spire doing there, what a waste of money. A nice object to enjoy whilst on a walk.

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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Right in the center of Dublin, near the Spike, you get to stop for a minute and enjoy a photo with James Joyce! A few meters further you have the Christmas tree :) if it's the season ofc

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Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

I visited this status with family to introduce younger relatives to a great writer. Sad to see people sitting on a statue as if it was unimportant. Seemed a bit of an ill use of a monument to such a powerful thought provoking writer. Regardless...More

Thank youngandh
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

I have to admit, I didn't know who James Joyce was when my guide took us down North Earl Street, I now know he wrote Ulysses, wrote 'interesting...' letters to his female friends and has a statue with a cool pose in Dublin, it was...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2017

One of three statues all within a 5 minute walk on O'Connell ST. Right next to the GOP, this is a must for statue and literary fans.

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