13 Mar JoyceWays Dublin Friendly Guide to Ulysses
Winner of the Best Irish Tourist App, in the 2013 Appy Awards, JoyceWays is a city guide, a study companion, an escapist’s toy. It’s an indispensable tool for professors and pupils, for Joyceans, and Joyceans-
The App includes:
- 4 hours of audio and explanations narrated by renowned author & journalist Frank Delaney
- 100 locations
- Real-time GPS Tracking
- Offline Mapping
- Visit Joyce’s Pubs
- Dublin through James Joyce’s eyes (contemporary photos of Dublin)
- Video commentary by renowned Joyce scholar David Norris
The app allows users to discover James Joyce with Professor Joseph Nugent’s superb introduction to Ulysses. Professor Nugent and students of Boston College have spent 3 years collecting and collating the information for this top-quality journey along the footsteps of Leopold Bloom. Big Top Multimedia were delighted to be able to design and build this award winning app.
In over 100 locations, JoyceWays carries you back to the Dublin of 1904. At each point of interest you’ll hear excerpts from Ulysses read by Frank Delaney (NPR called him “the most eloquent man in the world”). At each spot, you’ll be treated to expert criticism, quirky facts, and contemporary photos, advertisements, cartoons, or posters.
The app also allows you to explore 15 of Joyce’s pubs, each with our “Authenticity Ratio.” Follow our Dubliners trail. Or just treat yourself to Senator David Norris’s amazing video of “Nausicaa.”
From 7 Eccles Street to the National Library, from Dublin Castle to Sandymount Strand, we’ve mapped for you the texture of the city Joyce fled, but loved.