Close

Follow Lovin Dublin

Cineworld responds to rumours of permanent closure of Dublin branch

By Rory Cashin

November 20, 2020 at 10:56am

Share:

The cinema closed indefinitely in October this year.

Back in October, Cineworld announced that they were closing indefinitely after the company reacted to news that the release of the upcoming James Bond movie has been pushed back again.

No Time To Die was due for release in early November, but Universal pushed the movie back to April 2021, prompting the cinema chain to close all branches for the foreseeable future.

This week, the Financial Times reported that Cineworld were considering slashing rents and permanently closing some of their cinemas once lockdown restrictions had been lifted, as well as "looking at a company voluntary arrangement, an insolvency process used in the UK to cut costs, as part of its talks with lenders to gain access to capital".

Rumours quickly began to swirl that the Dublin branch - Ireland's biggest cinema, with 17 screens including an IMAX and a 4DX screen - would be one of the branches to be shut down completely.

Lovin reached out to Cineworld to ask if Cineworld Dublin would no longer be re-opening at any point, and a spokesperson for the company told us in no uncertain terms that there was no truth in the claim that Cineworld Dublin would be closing for good.

So there you have it. Fingers crossed we can all be back enjoying big screen entertainment in Dublin city centre before too long!

READ NEXT: Watch - The new thriller series from the creator of You looks fantastic

Share:

Join the Lovin Dublin Newsletter

* indicates required

Interests

Marketing Permissions

Please select all the ways you would like to hear from Lovin Media Group:

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.