The Queen's Theatre, 209 Great Brunswick Street, Now Pearse Street, Dublin
An Article from arthurlloyd.co.uk. The Music Hall and Theatre History Website dedicated to Arthur Lloyd 1839 - 1904
The Theatre Royal Dublin 1959. Judy Garland played the Theatre Royal, wowing punters who couldn’t get tickets by singing from her dressing room window. And Danny Kaye was fondly remembered for many years by the taxi drivers of Dublin. He sang so many encores that everyone missed the last bus home.
The Swastika Laundry was founded in 1912 and was one of many Laundry businesses in Dublin. Founded by John W. Brittain (1872 – 1937) from Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim who was one of the ...
Gala Cinema Ballyfermot Notes taken from the Book Ballyfermot Building a Community 1948 - 2006
The Gala Cinema was built by G & T Crampton and was officially opened by Canon Troy on the 23 May 1955. The first Cinemascope musical film shown was ‘Lucky Me’ starring Doris Day and Phil Silvers. There was seating for 1,850 people, which included the balcony. The owners claimed that it was the largest cinema in Ireland at that time. At weekends you could see large queues and you would not be guaranteed to get in. There was one usherette and two ushers. Matt was one of the ushers and the…