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1972 – Screen Cinema, Townsend Street, Dublin

Architect: Sir Thomas Bennett / Henry J. Lyons & Partners


A soulless 1960s cinema that is partially on the site of two of Dublin’s most famous theatres: the massive Theatre Royal and the smaller Regal Theatre next door. Both were demolished to make way for the towering office blocks of Hawkins House and the An Post Building.

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