Plan to reopen Irish cinemas announced May 1, 2020 The Irish Government today released a roadmap for reopening society and businesses across the country and a plan to begin easing lockdown restrictions from May 18th. There are 5 phases in total, each consisting of a menu of options that will be considered by government as it gradually opens up economic and social activities. Cinemas and theatres alongside pubs and nightclubs are all listed in phase 5, with a reopening date of August 10th. Mark your diaries now for a cinema date in mid August! Currently a number of films on the release schedule are due to open in July and will likely get new dates to coincide with the August opening date. Watch this space! The current release schedule for Summer 2020 is July 17th : Tenet – (new date to be announced soon) July 24th : Mulan – (new date to be announced soon) July 31st : Spongebob : Sponge On The Run – (new date to be announced soon) August 14th : Wonder Woman 1984 August 14th : The Secret Garden August 14th : The One And Only Ivan August 21st : Bill And Ted Face The Music August 28th : Spell Sept 4th : A Quiet Place 2 Keep an eye on Movies.ie over the coming days for updates to the release schedule. See you back in the cinema on August 10th!