How could I forget? Dubliners learned and taught for the HSC, Ullyses swotted through at uni, Portrait dabbled in, Finnegan’s Wake circled in fear…

All you literarians know that June 16 is Bloomsday, so called for Leopold Bloom, the main character in James Joyce’s “Ulysses,” which takes place in Dublin in a single day in 1904. That day being June 16, of course.

Despite of the modernist classic being a somewhat difficult read, Bloomsday has become a way for fans of James Joyce to come together and celebrate his iconic work. Here are eight ways you, too, can celebrate Bloomsday and James Joyce on Thursday.

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