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17-25 August 2019

Clondalkin Tower Cinema


The Tower Cinema opened its doors on the 9th April 1939 with a showing of the “Mystery of the Wax Museum” starring Lionel Atwell. Formally the garage and headquarters of the Irish Omnibus Company it was converted and run by architects Laurence Ging and Thomas Ging. It initially had 350 seats and was later expanded to 480 seats. The cinema ran as a family enterprise until its closure on the 14th May 1977 with “Shout at the Devil” (as in photo above) and has since been converted into several retail spaces.

Celebrating the anniversary of the opening of the former Clondalkin Tower Cinema Patrick and Peter Ging will give a talk on the cinema on

Monday 19th August, 7:30pm - 8:30pm


Thursday 22nd August, 7:30pm - 8:30pm


Admission & Booking

Due to the size of the venue capacity is limited to 23 people* per evening and admission (free) is by pre-booked ticket only.

* Access & Parking

  • Not suitable for Children under 12
  • Wheelchair Access (Partial)

  • Car Parking Available

Hosted by Clondalkin Round Tower Heritage Group.

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