Noted in passing.
"Joyce drew on his knowledge of Mullingar in his work. Molly Bloom's daughter Milly is depicted working for a local photographer, while in Stephen Hero the protagonist whiles away some time counting the buttons in the barmaid's blouse at the Greville Arms hotel. And the Hill of Uisneach, a Westmeath landmark, features in Finnegans Wake.
"Daly's book put Mullingar on the Joycean map for which its author received little by way of thanks. After a wax figure of Joyce was unveiled in the Greville Arms to mark the author's centenary in 1982, Daly was publicly berated by one resident for bringing 'that pornographer' to the town."
Irish Times Excerpt
7 August 2010
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|Publication:||Irish Literary Supplement|
|Article Type:||Brief article|
|Date:||Mar 22, 2011|
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