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The Salty Dog won't be opening in Rathmines, but this nautical music venue is taking its place

It’s Rock ’n’ Rum.

WE BROUGHT YOU the news of a brand new Salty Dog venue last month, well now we have the bad news.

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Alas, it seems the anticipated venue is no longer opening in Rathmines, due to ‘docking issues’.

Instead, a new ‘tavern’ called The Bowery will be taking over the venue. It will officially open on October 28, just in time for the Halloween Bank Holiday weekend.

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It still sounds pretty great though

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They still have the nautical theme going on, and will be serving a selection of craft rums aged in smoked barrels, and rum based cocktails.

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There’ll also be live music every weekend, with resident DJs including Le Galaxie’s Michael Pope and Today FM’s Kelly-Anne Byrne.

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The Jerry Fish Electric Slideshow and the Stomptown Brass will open up the venue. We’re told music will be a mix of rock n roll, rockabilly, blues, funk, disco, and ska.

The interiors are very much the same as we would’ve seen in the Salty Dog

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The port holes lining the bar come from the Irish Naval auxiliary ship L.E. Setanta, while the floorboards come from the demolished Boland’s Mill in Ringsend

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The wood paneling on the wall comes from the former Little Sisters of the Poor convent on the South Circular Road

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Phew.

The pub is a venue of Tom Bohan of the Oarsman in Ringsend, and Brian Costelloe of Costello’s Tavern in Limerick.

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