Old Cinemas of Dublin

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The Princess Cinema, Rathmines which was most affectionately known to one and all as “The Prinner” it closed its doors on July 2 Old Pictures, Old Photos, Glass Porch, Photo Engraving, Dublin City, Emerald Isle, Dublin Ireland, Historical Photos, Wonderful Places

The Princess Cinema, Rathmines which was most affectionately known to one and all as “The Prinner” it closed its doors on July 2 1960.

The Camden opened in and its 400 seats were heated by a solid-fuel stove at the back of the auditorium. It closed in 1948 and the site is now occupied by an office block housing the headquarters of Concern. Ireland Pictures, Images Of Ireland, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Camden Street, Dublin Street, Dublin City, Old Irish, Irish Celtic

Dublin used to have 56 different cinemas. Here are some of the lost ones.

Practically every little suburb had its own cinema. Is yours still there?

Old Dublin Cinemas – Local History Castleknock – History of Castleknock Old Pictures, Old Photos, Bay City Rollers, British Home, Rocky Horror Picture, Dublin City, Grand Homes, Property Development, Local History

The Star cinema opened on 15 January 1953 with the musical Tea for Two (USA 1950). During a screening of Blackboard Jungle (USA 1950) in the mid-1950s a riot broke out and the cinema was extensively damaged. After the cinema closed in 1971 it was used for concerts. During a Bay City Rollers gig at the venue in April 1975, another riot broke out in which eight gardai and 150 fans were injured. it was later converted into a roller rink and subsequently a bingo hall (which still operates today

Brown Thomas Dublin in a great store on Grafton Street Old Pictures, Old Photos, Building Front, Grafton Street, Images Of Ireland, Ireland Homes, Emerald Isle, A Whole New World, Dublin Ireland

Pics: Grafton Street from 1913 to 1991

Grafton St is currently undergoing a major makeover – so here’s how it has looked down through the years.

In American photographer Charles Cushman visited Ireland and captured wonderful photos of its capital, Dublin, on color slides. This looks like South Great Georges Street Dublin Street, Dublin City, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Then And Now Photos, Fulton Street, Ireland Homes, Dublin Ireland

Cushman Gallery

Paul Walsh Photography. Dublin 50 years apart, Cushman images reproduction