Description

This building contained a Cinema, Ballroom, two Bars and a Restaurant. The cinema, which seated 1,000, opened in 1922 with Peck's Bad Boy starring Jackie Coogan. The Metropole closed in 1972. It was demolished and the site is now occupied by Penny's store.

The cinema is mentioned by a number of our interviewees

The Metropole Cinema, O'Connell Street. C.1923 The image we have was taken from Cabra History, but copright is with Dublin City Libraries

Item Type

Still Image

Original Format

Photograph

About this item

Spatial Coverage

O'Connell Street Area

Subject

Cinemas

Date Added

05.09.2009

Citation

"The Metropole Cinema, O'Connell Street. c.1923." Lifescapes: Mapping Dublin Lives, Item #214 (accessed November 22 2017, 11:16 am)