Lang Syne Irish Family Clan Information History Fact Book - Joyce
The Joyces came to Ireland in the late twelfth century as Norman invaders, but cast aside the sword to dominate the commercial life of the island as wealthy merchants.
Assimilating the native religion and culture they became victims of those who tried to annihilate it, but they survived and have thrived through a rich variety of endeavours.
In the world of literature James Joyce, born in 1882, was the celebrated Irish writer ranked as having been among the most influential writers of the twentieth century.
His classic works include Dubliners, first published in 1914, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Finnegans Wake and Ulysses.
Born in Co. Limerick in 1830, Robert Dwyer Joyce was not only a gifted poet but also played a vital role in collecting and rescuing from obscurity a number of old Irish songs.
Chronicled here are the dramatic and colourful lives and times of the Joyces.
Book Dimensions 10 × 0.4 × 14.5 cm