Adam Court

"Adam court" is a short dead-end pedestrian alley opening off of Grafton Street to the east. Today it is dedicated to drinking and musical entertainment. In Joyce's time it was not much different.

John Hunt 2019

Adam Court in 2019 photographed from Grafton Street, with entertainers checking into Lost Lane nightclub and bronze plaque visible embedded in sidewalk. Source: John Hunt.

Adam Court in 2019 photographed from the east end, looking back toward Grafton Street. Source: John Hunt.

Empire Buffet ad in the 8 August 1919 Freeman's Journal. Source:

2019 photograph of a well-worn bronze plaque by Robin Buick embedded in the Grafton Street sidewalk in front of Adam Court. Source: John Hunt.