Plan to reopen Irish cinemas announced

UPDATE : December 2020
After weeks of being closed, Irish cinemas are now allowed to reopen again with enhanced measures to ensure your safety. Many chains including Odeon, IMC, Omniplex, IFI & Light House will open on the first week of December.

Exciting new movie releases to watch on the big screen in December 2020 include
Wonder Woman 1984
Super Intelligence
Saint Maud
Wolf Walkers
Crock Of Gold – A few rounds with Shane MacGowan
The Racer
Let Him Go
Two By Two – Overboard
Phil Lynott – Songs For While I’m Away
Finding Jack Charlton

To name just a few!

UPDATE : The original date listed by the Irish government for Irish cinemas to reopen was August 10th, recent changes to the guidelines are now allowing cinemas to open a little earlier on July 20th 2020. We ran a survey to ask Irish cinema goers if they’re ready to return to the cinema and here’s what the told us –>

We’ll have news of rescheduled release dates for Irish cinema releases soon.

Here’s the original article from during the lockdown with the original cinema reopening information:
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 over the coming days for updates to the release schedule.

See you back in the cinema on August 10th!