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Bloomsday is a secular holiday, celebrated annually on June 16. The day both celebrates the life of the Irish writer James Joyce and commemorates the fictitious events in his novel, Ulysses, all of which took place on a single day in Dublin - June 16, 1904. The first celebration took place in 1954 and a major festival is planned for 2004.

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