- Patrick "Paddy" Dignam
Patrick "Paddy" Dignam is a character from "Ulysses" by
James Joyce. Leopold Bloomattends his funeral from the family home to Glasnevin Cemeteryin the chapter "Hades". He was survived by Mrs. Dignam and their son Patrick Aloysius "Patsy" Dignam.
The Dignams lived at number 9, Newbridge Avenue,
As he died in a drunken stupor, he is considered Joyce's analog of
Elpenor, who died in similar circumstances and who greeted his friend Odysseus.
* [http://www.emsah.uq.edu.au/ulysses/hades.htm James Joyce's Ulysses: A Dublin Tour with a photo of the house]
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