Sláinte Thursdays are back!!!  What is it, you say? Well, the name Sláinte (pronounced “Slon-sha”) is a Gaelic toast similar to saying brazenheadslainte“Cheers!” or “To your health!”  The third-Thursday events in  Historic Dublin, Ohio (also known as the Bri-Hi District) offers a special evening out to celebrate good friends, community, music and local arts.

This week, Thursday, May 21 marks the first  Sláinte Thursday of the season.  Enjoy live outdoor music starting at 6 p.m., near the Dublin Village Tavern, The Kelly Gallery and The Brazenhead. Experience a silent art auction at Ha’penny Bridge Imports of Ireland. Enjoy discounted shopping, dining specials and taste testing and a stone carving demonstration by Dan Roth. CD 101 radio will broadcast live on the Blarney Brothers front porch (53 N. High St.).  

New this year – Blarney Bucks!   These universal coupon cards are provided to visitors, residences and advocates of Historic Dublin.  How do they work (and where can you get one)?  Do business with a Historic Dublin Business Association member anytime during the month and receive a Blarney Buck card–good for special discounts and event participation during Sláinte Thursdays. Check out www.brihidistrict.org to learn more.