named The Kenilworth, the cinema first opened its doors in 1953.
1976, its owners, Sundrive Cinemas, decided to close the cinema and
their other property, The Classic in Terenure, where Mr. Albert Kelly
was the manager.
bought the lease on The Kenilworth, took The Classic's name with him
and opened his own cinema there in October, 1976.
Classic Cinema, Harold's Cross, Dublin, closed its doors for the final
time on Thursday, August 21st, 2003.
Kelly passed away on Wednesday, July 6th, 2005.
building was demolished on Saturday, June 30th, 2007.
photographs were taken as the demolition proceeded over a two-week
( to view larger size photos, click the GALLERY )
Classic Cinema and thanks for the memories! KM