Join us to celebrate Bloomsday in Brisbane

Join us in celebrating Bloomsday in Brisbane. We will have a celebration of modern Irish literature at the Queen Street Mall stage from 1pm on Wednesday, 16th June, followed by drinks at Irish Murphys from 2.30pm. Bloomsday is a commemoration of the life of Irish writer James Joyce, observed annually by the Irish community across the world on 16th June, the day his novel Ulysses takes place in 1904, and named after its central character Leopold Bloom. The novel follows the life and thoughts of Leopold Bloom and a host of other characters – real and fictional – from 8am on 16th June 1904 through to the early hours of the following morning.…

Watch your inbox for our July newsletter

QIA Members should keep an eye on your email inboxes for our July 2021 Newsletter, which is on its way! It contains a report on our Bloomsday in Brisbane celebrations, which were a big success and we are very grateful to our volunteers for their help with this.…

Bloomsday in Brisbane

Our Bloomsday in Brisbane event was held yesterday in Queen Street Mall. The event was broadcast live on YouTube and you’ll find the video here Well done to all who were involved in this great day and a special thank you to our wonderful volunteers.…

The date is set for our June drinks

Members and potential members of QIA are invited to our June Members’ Friday Gathering. We will be meeting at the Irish-owned Grand Central Hotel in the heart of Brisbane, at 270 Ann Street, on Friday, 11th June, from 4pm.…