Dolphin Hotel, Essex Street East Post date June 8, 2013 In Cafés / Restaurants, Dublin 2, Southside Dolphin Hotel, Essex Street East in Templebar Dublin 2. Share #DublinGhostSigns:ShareClick to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) TagsDolphin HotelDublin 2Essex Street EastTemplebar Finn’s Hotel, Sth Leinster Street Kelly Plastics, Benburb Street 6 Comments Add Yours My Mother worked at the Dolphin Hotel where she met my Father who was decorating at the time, the result was me born in 1947, and Six more after me, a great woman my hero who died July 2013 Reply Thank you for sharing this memory Brendan. It’s great to hear the real stories behind some of the signs. Your mother sounds like a great woman. Reply When Flann O’Brien’s second novel, The Third Policeman, was rejected by Longman’s in London, he told his friends in Dublin he’d lost the manuscript in the Dolphin Hotel one night, rather than admitting the truth. Reply I did not know that Pádraig! Reply I started working as a commie waiter June 1965 in the grill room. If I remember correctly the chef who did the steaks on the charcoal grill was called John and the head waiter was Enright can’t remember first name. Reply I worked here in 1965 as a commie waiter. Bernard Kavanagh Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.