Marking Bloomsday with a journey through Joyce's Dublin.
Accompanied by excerpts from 'Ulysses' a visit to some of the locations in Dublin mentioned by James Joyce's famed novel.
Sandymount Strand, Eccles Street and St George’s Church on Hardwicke Place feature, as well as Westland Row Railway Station, Glasnevin Cemetery, Merchant’s Arch, the Ha’penny Bridge and the River Liffey, the National Library of Ireland, Trinity College and the Bank of Ireland on College Green, and the Dublin Corporation Fruit and Vegetable Market on Mary’s Lane.
And red green yellow brown russet sweet big bitter ripe pomellated apples and chips of strawberries and sieves of gooseberries, pulpy and pelurious, and strawberries fit for princes...
This episode of Broadsheet was broadcast on 15 June 1962.
'Broadsheet' was a magazine style, nightly review of people and events introduced by John O'Donoghue and presented by the Broadsheet Unit.