It is not unusual to see dedicated Joyceans make the annual trip to Glasnevin Cemetery in hired horse-drawn carriages; some even rent a hearse for full authenticity. Amongst the countless Joycean characters buried in Glasnevin is the writer's father John Stanislaus. This year to celebrate this historic date Glasnevin Cemetery Museum will run a series of events Including a Joycean themed breakfast & lunch in the Tower Café, a reading of Chapter Six Hades by the Dublin Shakespeare Society, and a Joycean tour of the cemetery with Shane MacThomáis.
10.00am - 3.00pm: Special Joycean Breakfast and Lunch in Glasnevin Museum's Tower Café.
11.30am: Dublin Shakespeare Society presents a Rehearsed Reading from the 'Hades' Chapter, Ulysses, by James Joyce. Featuring Ian Blackmore, Shane Egan, Val O'Donnell (director), Paddy O'Dwyer, Jim O'Keeffe, and Blaise Reid. Duration: Approx 30 minutes (Free)
12.30pm: Joycean Tour of Glasnevin Cemetery with Resident Author and Historian Shane MacThomais. Tour with museum entry, 10% off in our Tower Café and €10 Genealogy credit voucher is €12 per person or €8 concession. Booking is advised to avoid disappointment.
Museum Opening Times:
Monday - Friday - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday - 10:00am - 5:00pm
The Tower Café - Daily - 9:30am - 5:00pm
How to book:
The best and quickest way to get your place booked in:
When you get to the ticket page, you will see a selection of the different tickets we offer. Simply select the appropriate ticket from this selection and complete the booking process.
We offer special concession rates for service users. Accompanying carers receive complimentary admission. Please contact 01 882 6550 for further details.
For booking enquiries (groups of 11 or more):
Discuss your group booking with our Bookings Coordinator:
+353 1 882 6570