Bloomsday 2016

Bloomsday 2016

A week long celebration of James Joyce’s Ulysses.  Drop by our shop if you are in the vicinities ! ….

Bloomsday is a celebration that takes place both in Dublin and around the world. It celebrates Thursday 16 June 1904, which is the day depicted in James Joyce’s novel Ulysses. The day is named after Leopold Bloom, the central character in Ulysses.



Dun Laoghaire & Glasthule Bloomsday Celebrations

Dun Laoghaire & Glasthule Bloomsday Celebrations 2011

On the 16th of June 2011 come dressed in Joycean rigs, Irish historical characters or Irish literary figures.

Saffron & Sapphire will offer 10% discount on all products to all customers!

This year Bloomsday is destined to be a joyous celebration of the life of Irish writer James Joyce. You are invited to join us in the celebrations and relive the events of the one of the worlds most famously impenetrable novels “Ulysses”.
Dun Laoghaire will be having lots of festivities for the Bloomsday event. There will be French themed street markets outside St. Michaels church at the Marine Road and Georges Street Junction.
Delicious alfresco breakfasts by Hicks of Dun Laoghaire
Our guest reader and Joycean scholar Paul Gunn willl be talking about Ulysses during breakfast.
Straw boaters, canes and round spectacles will be on sale at the HoneyTrap market stall to get you all in mood as well as bloomers!