The Movie Memories Cinema Exhibition
February 13 - March 13, 2020.

Lauched by Councillor John Sheehan, Lord Mayor of Cork, in the Central Library, Grand Parade  on Feb 13th at 6pm, the exhibition featured displays on Cork cinemas, city and county, memorabilia and vintage items.

The Cork Cinemas Exhibition was made possible through funding by Cork City Council under its Local Community Heritage Grant
scheme and by the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, UCC


Special thanks to: The Irish Examiner; Cork City and County Archives; Cork County Library for permission to reproduce materials from their archives, and to all individuals that have loaned/donated memorabilia and memories; Department of Film and Screen Media, UCC; Creative Ireland/Cork County Council; the Cork City Library.

Below are some images from the launch and some panel artwork that featured in the exhibit.
Also check out or photo gallery on Flickr for more detailed images from the exhibit.

Thank you, to all our contributors:
Patricia Looney and all the staff of the Cork City Library; Our colleagues in the Department of Film & Screen Media, UCC; Helena Buffery, Conor Delaney, Allen White and Chris Williams, College of Arts, Celtic Studies, Social Sciences, UCC; Conor Nelligan, Cork County Council; Steven Skeldon and Brian McGee of Cork City and County Archives; Jim Coughlan of The Irish Examiner photo archive; Ellie O’Byrne, Evening Echo; Christy Parker, Irish Examiner; Jim Watkins of Watkins Catering; Hacketts Printers; Pat Mulcahy, who lent so much memorabilia from his personal collection; Michael Hussey, Youghal; Killian, Nick and all the staff at the Regal Cinema, Youghal; Pat and Kathleen Greene, Ormonde cinema, Midleton John, Gráinne and Ross Frenett, Arch cinema, Cobh; Robert Wilson, Cobh; Tracey O’Brien and staff at the Gate Cinema; Chris O’Neill, Gillian Hennessy and staff at Triskel cinema; Seamus Quinn, Cameo cinema; our families and all those people who’ve supported this project.