A Tribute Site to The Classic Cinema, Harold's Cross, Dublin 6, Ireland.
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  • Originally named The Kenilworth, the cinema first opened its doors in 1953.
  • In 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.
  • He bought the lease on The Kenilworth, took The Classic's name with him and opened his own cinema there in October, 1976.
  • The Classic Cinema, Harold's Cross, Dublin, closed its doors for the final time on Thursday, August 21st, 2003.
  • Albert Kelly passed away on Wednesday, July 6th, 2005.
  • The building was demolished on Saturday, June 30th, 2007.

These photographs were taken as the demolition proceeded over a two-week period.

( to view larger size photos, click the GALLERY )

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classic demolished
classic demolished
classic demolished
classic demolished
classic demolished

Right:

Thursday, July 12th, 2007
Pictures: David Walsh

The demolition of the Classic Cinema, Harold's Cross is complete.

classic demolished
classic demolished

Goodbye Classic Cinema and thanks for the memories! KM

 

A Tribute Site to The Classic Cinema, Harold's Cross, Dublin 6, Ireland.
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