- The Bleeding Horse, Camden St.
"After the Battle of Rathmines (1649), a wounded horse wandered into a tavern. This made such an impression on the owner that he named his premises 'The Bleeding Horse" - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Rathmines
- Buck Whaleys, Leeson Street.
"Thomas Whaley (1766–1800), commonly known as Buck Whaley or Jerusalem Whaley, was an Irish gambler and member of the Irish House of Commons" Infamous Dublin character who jumped out of the window of his Stephens Green townhouse on a horse for a bet.
- Copperface Jacks, Harcourt Street.
"John Scott, first earl of Clonmell (1739-1 798), was known as Copperface Jack. He served as solicitor general, attorney general, and lord chief justice. He had an extremely unpleasant reputation as a "hanging judge". He lived at nos. 16-17 Harcourt Street.
- Dicey Reillys, Harcourt Street.
Was Dicey Reilly a real person? Anyone know?
- The Gingerman, Fenian Street.
Named after J. P. Donleavy's 1955 novel.
- The Hairy Lemon, Lower Stephen Street.
Named after an old Dublin character. A 1950s dog catcher who had a "lemon shaped face" and "hairy stubble".
Can anyone think of anymore?