Movie lovers will certainly be kept entertained in Dún Laoghaire town. With a multiplex cinema offering the latest blockbusters, outdoor movies in the park during school holidays and an annual film festival showcasing the work of talented local and international film makers, there’s always something showing – whatever your age or film tastes.
For big name Hollywood blockbusters head to the IMC cinema to enjoy the latest releases in comfort.
The 13 screen cinema complex on Lower Georges Street has big screens, big seats, big buckets of popcorn and all the big stars on show.
In addition to the regular schedule, IMC also runs corporate events and a regular Baby Boom day out for parents/carers and their kids to get together and enjoy a social cinema experience.
Underground Cinema Film Festival
This yearly four-day cinema festival takes place in September in various locations around Dún Laoghaire. The festival is packed with screenings of exciting new independent films, retrospectives of cult classics, talks and workshops with film industry gurus and special guest appearances. Screening rooms include the magnificent Royal Marine Hotel and the grand Pavilion Theatre. Be sure to check the website for festival dates and film guides.
Outdoor Movies in the Park
A great night out for the family during the August school holidays, the Outdoor Movies in the Park presents free screenings of cinema classics, Hollywood blockbusters and indie gems. Bring a picnic and a blanket and make it a great night out.
In previous years the location for the outdoor movies has varied from Dún Laoghaire’s People’s Park to Marlay Park in Rathfarnham. Be sure to check back to our events guide for details of upcoming movie festivals and events.