ARTHUR’S PUB – THOMAS ST To mark 100 years since the James Joyce short story “The Dead” was published, which was set just down the road at 15 Ushers Island, Dublin 8, and the Eve of Bloomsday, Arthurs Pub are hosting the DEAD DINNER next Sunday, 15th of June, at 7.30pm. Period costume encouraged… We will start by showing the first part of John Huston’s classic film adaptation of the story, The Dead, and will pause the film for the Epiphany Dinner, as served in the story.
During the meal, Brendan Kilty, SC, a renowned Joycean, and owner of 15 Ushers Island, will give a short talk on Joyce, the story and the house. We will then show the second half of the film, will finish by 9.30 PM. Afterwards, Helena Burke will sing some songs of the era, accompanied by Josh Johnston on piano. This might even lead to a sing song! A limited number of tickets are available, costing €25 (including dinner & wine) from Arthurs Pub, phone 4020914, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.