Bloomsday 100

A series of stories commemorating the centenary of James Joyce's great novel Ulysses, from some of the most influential modern Irish writers.


AR01Martha's Streets20040614By Dermot Bolger.
AR02Emma Jane20040615By Éilís Ní Dhuibhne.
AR03No I Said20040616By Keith Ridgway.

Today is the 16th June, but why does that cause one woman's eccentric mother to behave even more strangely than usual? Read by Sorcha Cusack

AR04The Wedding Ring20040617by Bernard MacLaverty

The story of Ellie, who died on June 16th, taking with her the beautiful memories of a forbidden love.

Read by FRANCEs Tomelty.

AR05 LASTJune's Birthday20040618by Maeve Binchy.

On a trip to Dublin to celebrate her 16th birthday on June 16th, June Arpino discovers the power of words.