The tower in Sandycove, Dublin, Ireland where author James Joyce stayed for an eventful week and which now functions as the James Joyce Tower and Museum. Photo: Shutterstock
The tower in Sandycove, Dublin, Ireland where author James Joyce stayed for an eventful week and which now functions as the James Joyce Tower and Museum. Photo: Shutterstock

One of the best books of all time, Ulysses might not have been written had author James Joyce been hit by bullets fired at this Dublin tower

  • Irish author James Joyce briefly stayed at this squat tower in Dublin as a 22-year-old, during which shots were fired, once by someone mid-nightmare
  • Now functioning as the James Joyce Tower and Museum, the building serves as the setting for much of Ulysses’ opening chapter

The tower in Sandycove, Dublin, Ireland where author James Joyce stayed for an eventful week and which now functions as the James Joyce Tower and Museum. Photo: Shutterstock
The tower in Sandycove, Dublin, Ireland where author James Joyce stayed for an eventful week and which now functions as the James Joyce Tower and Museum. Photo: Shutterstock
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