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On this canceled Bloomsday, life imitates art

But some call lack of festivities as unfair to Haughey, Joyce

By Kevin Cullen
Globe Staff / June 16, 2006

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In what some see as a mark of respect, and some Joycean purists consider sacrilege, official commemorations marking Bloomsday, the single day in 1904 that forms the narrative in James Joyce’s great novel ‘‘Ulysses,’’ have been canceled today in Dublin because they coincide with the funeral and burial of Charles J. Haughey, Ireland’s most colorful and controversial prime minister. (Full article: 627 words)

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