James Joyce in Dublin

This item appears on page 72 of the November 2009 issue.

The Four Seasons Dublin (Simmons­court Road, Dublin 4, Ireland; phone 353 [1] 665 4000, www.fourseasons.com/Dublin, or, in US/Canada, call 800/819-5053) is offering a James Joyce theme package that features a dinner inspired by the short story “The Dead.”

For two people, the 3-night “Discover Dublin” package includes accommodations, full Irish breakfasts, a literary walking tour of Dublin, tickets to a performance at the Gate Theater or the Abbey Theatre, and dinner accompanied by readings from “The Dead.”

Per night, from 425 (near $607), modest room, to 2,805, Presidential Suite, plus tax and fees. (Prices go up Jan. 31, 2010.) Ten-day advance booking required.