Saluting the Diceman: a life in pictures

diceman2b“Thom McGinty’s appearance on Grafton Street in the grey 1980s of recessionary Dublin was a beacon of light. The Diceman, as he became known from his costume for the games shop, would typically remain utterly still in his brilliantly ridiculous costumes, a piece of human art on a then mainly dull commercial street. Passers-by might be ignored totally or rewarded with a wink or more often a mocking expression”…

As friends gather this Easter week to mark his birthday and the 20th anniversary of his death, The Irish Times salutes Thom McGinty with a gallery of images from their archives.  Click here to see more.

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