“In the Footsteps of Leopold Bloom” Pavement Plaque #2

Posted by on May 4, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

2nd pavement plaqueThe 2nd of Robin Buick’s pavement plaques is the first to deal with “Lestrygonians”, Chapter 8 of James Joyce’s Ulysses.

The inscription contains the first words of this chapter.

“Pinapple rock, lemon platt, butter scotch…

among the sweet warm fumes of Graham Lemon’s”

It is located on the west side of O’Connell street not far from the junction with Abbey Street. Opposite it is a fast food outlet, with perhaps a different aroma, and a store named Foot Locker. Above the Foot Locker store you can see most of a former sign advertising a “confectionary hall”