From top: The first Bloomsday, 1954, from left: John Ryan, Anthony Cronin, Flann O’Brien, Patrick Kavanagh and Tom Joyce; Patrick Kavanagh and John Ryan with the door of No. 7 Eccles Street, Bloomsday, 1967.
For the day that’s in it.
As Father’s Day falls on June 16, I would like to take this rare opportunity to acknowledge my late dad John Ryan (beloved of Deirdre) painter, writer, editor and one-man Arts Council to impoverished genius and chancer alike.
The First Bloomsday
Pics: National Library of Ireland/Leslie Mallory
Irish Times online and print edition
Ultan Mashup writes:
Earlier: They Are Laughing At You
Previously: Maurice McCabe and the Irish Times Part 1 and Part 2
Covers to email@example.com
From top: Katy French’s sister Jill (right) and her mother Janet arrive at Trim Courthouse for the inquest into the model’s death this morning; Keiron Ducie (above) and Ann Corocran, who were with Ms French at the time of her death
(Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland)
The Touring Tama by artist Miriam McConnon
Up for two days last month for the EU presidency, then damaged by vandals.
Shielding the treetops at Merrion Square park, Dublin, this afternoon.
Previously: Gulliver’s Hanky