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Some articles and press clippings featuring Cork Movie Memories.
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RTÉ

Movie Memories - exploring Ireland's love of cinema

In a 2017 report published by UNIC (the International Union of Cinemas), Ireland was recorded as having the highest number of cinema screens per one million people (in a survey of 36 countries) and an ever-growing sector of film fans prepared to put down their cash at the local multiplex.

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A penny for your memories.

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Movie Memories were proud to be hosted by the wonderful Regal Cinema in a recent screening in conjunction with Youghal Credit Union, in aid of Cork Penny Dinners


CRY 104FM

Radio coverage from Youghal's CRY Fm

PODCAST: Artefact Arts Show: Mairéad Johnson talks with visitors at the Movie Memories Roadshow in Youghal. November 15, 2018.

PODCAST: Gwenda Young and Dan O’Connell directors and creators of Movie Memories. October 31, 2018

PODCAST: Michael Hussey talks with Will ahead of Movie Memories. November 8, 2018


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The Irish Examiner

Reeling in the years: Film recalls golden age of rural cinemas

The Cosey, Broadway, The Arch — names that evoke recollections of bygone nights at the silver screen have been resurrected for a special documentary on cinema-going memories of movie fans in rural Cork towns, writes Joe Leogue

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Southern Star

Documentary on local cinemas brings back very special memories

MOVIE Memories, which premiered at the Fastnet Film Festival in Schull last weekend, is a new documentary that records the memories of cinemagoers who grew up in towns and villages throughout the county, including Ballinascarthy, Bantry, Clonakilty, Dunmanway and Skibbereen, writes Jackie Keogh

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The Evening Echo

My mother went into labour at the cinema

MOVIES have always loomed large in Cobh-based Fionnghuala Smith’s life. She has such a close connection with one of her town’s former cinemas, The Arch, that her story features in a new film, Movie Going Memories which will be screened at the tenth Fastnet Film Festival in Schull on May 25. Colette Sheridan

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The Irish Examiner

UCC researchers want to hear about people's movie memories

Did you see Mad Max in Macroom? Or Footloose in Fermoy? If so, a team of researchers from University College Cork want to hear your movie memories. Joe League

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