Drumcondra Grand 1934-1968: A community cinema

Drumcondra Library Drumcondra Library, Millmount Ave, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, Dublin

Take a trip down memory lane to the glory days of the Drumcondra Grand, which was opened by celebrated Lord Mayor of Dublin, Alfie Byrne, in 1934. Part of a small circuit of suburban cinemas owned by Leonard Ging, the 1200-seat ‘Drummer’ became a hugely popular venue. This illustrated talk sets this local picture house...