A journey of the imagination
Bloomsday, June 16

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Ulysses by James Joyce is the story of one man walking around a city on one day. The man was Leopold Bloom. The day, June 16th, has become known as Bloomsday, in celebration of his wanderings. This Bloomsday, Imagine Ireland invited you to walk through your park in your city and follow the journey of Ulysses and you can experience this on any day of the year.

Bring Dublin to life in your mind. Re-create the faces and places; the sounds and smells. Explore the streets of Dublin in an exploration of your imagination. Map your journey and personal experience against the universal.

Imagine Ireland is Culture Ireland’s year of Irish arts in America. Imagine Ireland is an invitation to experience the culture of Ireland as it lives and breathes today. Through a year long calendar of cultural events, Imagine Ireland brings Irish artists and creators across all artforms to an American audience, re-defining notions of Ireland and forging a fresh identity and future.

Locations & Dates

Start Date – End Date

Central Park

Boston Common

Millennium Park

The Mall

Venice Beach

All events take place on Bloomsday, June 16th, but you can take the journey anytime you want. If your city or park isn’t listed you can still download a map of your choice and imagine your own journey.