National Cinema Day Announced For Saturday 3rd September

Participating cinemas across Ireland will be offering €4 tickets – all day, all seats, all shows next weekend.

On Saturday, 3rd of September, cinemas across the Republic of Ireland will celebrate National Cinema Day with admission tickets at participating cinemas reduced to just €4 (RSP) including Premium seats, screens and 3D screenings.

Over 95% of cinemas in the Republic of Ireland will participate in this initiative, offering a wide variety of new and recent releases for audiences to enjoy, including family favourites that all the family can enjoy as a treat as schools reopen.  Cinemas in every county in the Republic of Ireland are participating, meaning easy access for audiences to big screen entertainment in their home county.

Off the back of a blockbuster summer, the cinema industry in Ireland has united to celebrate the ritual of cinemagoing and the important place it has in Irish life. For many years, Ireland has had the highest cinema attendance per capita in Europe *. What better way to celebrate that than to come to the cinema and enjoy a movie on National Cinema Day.

With her latest film Joyride in cinemas now, director Emer Reynolds is a fan of the initiative:

There’s nothing quite like the magic of cinema; experiencing the shared waves of emotion; laughing and crying in the dark among strangers!  It’s one of life’s great joys!  I can’t wait to celebrate National Cinema Day in my local cinema, revelling in the epic power and beauty of the Big Screen!”

Mark Anderson, Director of Omniplex Cinemas has also lauded the initative:

“Cinema has been an ever-present in Irish society for over 100 years and we are delighted to participate in National Cinema Day by offering €4 tickets for all shows, all day, including new releases. It is important for the industry to celebrate cinema and what better to do that than by enjoying a movie (or two) on 3rd September 2022. There will be something for everyone to enjoy! See you on Saturday, and remember, book early to avoid disappointment!”

Tickets can be purchased through the websites of participating cinemas and at the box office from Monday August 29th.

Audiences are advised to check local cinema listings, some of the movies showing include: NopeTop Gun: MaverickBullet TrainSpider-Man: No Way Home (The More Fun Stuff Version)BeastE.T. (40th Anniversary)The InvitationAn Cailín Ciúin (The Quiet Girl); The ForgivenFallBlackbird and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (40th Anniversary).

Participating cinemas for National Cinema Day include: Arc Cinemas; Carrick Cineplex; Cineworld; Eclipse Cinemas; Eye Cinema; Gate Cinemas; IMC Cinemas; Light House Cinema; Movies@ Cinemas; Odeon Cinemas; Omniplex Cinemas; Pálás Cinema; Reel Cinemas; Vue Cinemas.

* According to UNIC (The International Union of Cinemas), Ireland had 3.3 admissions per capita in 2019 which is the highest in Europe.

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About Luke Dunne

Luke is a writer, film addict and Dublin native who loves how much there is for film fans in his home county. A former writer for FilmFixx and the Freakin' Awesome Network, he founded Film In Dublin to pursue his dual dreams of writing about film and never sleeping ever again.

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