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Brendan Gleeson’s Farewell To Hughes + Q&A at Light House and Pálás
Brendan Gleeson’s Farewell To Hughes + Q&A at Light House and Pálás

Light House and Pálás are delighted to announce Q&A screenings of BRENDAN GLEESON’S FAREWELL TO HUGHES this March!

STORYHOUSE at Light House Cinema
STORYHOUSE at Light House Cinema

Talent behind Poor Things, One Day, Anatomy Of A Fall, Holy Spider, How To Have Sex and Scrapper among speakers

Dune Double Bill (including Part 2 midnight screening!) at Light House & Pálás
Dune Double Bill (including Part 2 midnight screening!) at Light House & Pálás

Join us back on Arrakis for a Dune Double Bill to kick off screenings of Dune Part 2!

Dublin International Film Festival @ Light House and Pálás
Dublin International Film Festival @ Light House and Pálás

DIFF returns to Light House for 2024 - and even makes its way to Pálás with GFS

Doc’n Roll Film Festival comes to Light House and Pálás
Doc’n Roll Film Festival comes to Light House and Pálás

Doc'n Roll Film Festival is expanding to Ireland.

Light House is #1 for All Of Us Strangers
Light House is #1 for All Of Us Strangers

Light House was top performing site for opening weekend of All Of Us Strangers.

The Oscar Nominees Are Coming To Light House And Pálás
The Oscar Nominees Are Coming To Light House And Pálás

The 2024 award’s season is officially upon us, and what a lineup!

Valentines Day At Light House And Pálás
Valentines Day At Light House And Pálás

Cozy up at the cinema this Valentines Day as we bring some of our favourite love stories to the big screen!

The Year Ahead at Light House and Pálás
The Year Ahead at Light House and Pálás

A new year means new films - here's what our Programmers are most looking forward to!

Light House and Pálás Christmas Opening Hours
Light House and Pálás Christmas Opening Hours

A look at our opening hours over the festive season.

Best Of The Year 2023
Best Of The Year 2023

Our round-up of the best films of 2023 is as eclectic as ever!

Naughty or Nice Additional Screenings!
Naughty or Nice Additional Screenings!

We made our list and now we've checked it twice! The Naughty or Nice season has plenty more festive treats in store between now and the big day!

Sofia Coppola 35MM Screenings at Light House
Sofia Coppola 35MM Screenings at Light House

Celebrating the release of PRISCILLA and bringing back an old favourite!

Making Waves Hong Kong Season
Making Waves Hong Kong Season

DIFF and HKIFF present showcase one of the most vibrant cinematic hubs in Asia at Light House

Light House and Pálás Celebrate Sulivan Bluth Studios
Light House and Pálás Celebrate Sulivan Bluth Studios

Light House and Pálás present a spotlight on Sullivan Bluth Studios, the animation studio established in Ireland by former Disney animators in the 1980’s.

RED UMBRELLA FILM FESTIVAL 2023
RED UMBRELLA FILM FESTIVAL 2023

IRELAND’S FIRST-EVER SEX WORKER FILM FESTIVAL

Light House & Pálás @ LFF
Light House & Pálás @ LFF

A run down of all things London Film Festival

Open House Dublin at Light House Cinema
Open House Dublin at Light House Cinema

This October, Open House Dublin hosts a special NewNowNext event entitled “Cities Have Feelings” at Light House Cinema.

LIGHT HOUSE AND PÁLÁS LAUNCH 1970’S HALLOWEEN SEASON WAKING NIGHTMARES
LIGHT HOUSE AND PÁLÁS LAUNCH 1970’S HALLOWEEN SEASON WAKING NIGHTMARES

Get ready for Booogie Nights at Light House Dublin & Pálás Galway this October with Waking Nightmares, a season dedicated to the 1970s and the birth of modern horror.

Light House is #1 for Stop Making Sense
Light House is #1 for Stop Making Sense

Byrne and co. make their triumphant return to the big screen in Smithfield

Galway Film Society Returns to Pálás For Autumn Season
Galway Film Society Returns to Pálás For Autumn Season

After a hugely successful Spring season, with many sold-out screenings, patrons are strongly encouraged to secure tickets early!

TERMINATOR DOUBLE BILL AT LIGHT HOUSE AND PÁLÁS
TERMINATOR DOUBLE BILL AT LIGHT HOUSE AND PÁLÁS

SKYNET IS ABOUT TO BECOME SELF AWARE

LIGHT HOUSE AND PÁLÁS LAUNCH A SUMMER SCI-FI SPECTACULAR
LIGHT HOUSE AND PÁLÁS LAUNCH A SUMMER SCI-FI SPECTACULAR

Get ready to embark on a cinematic odyssey across the cosmos as Light House and Pálás launch STARGAZERS: A Summer Sci-Fi Spectacular, where imagination knows no bounds.

LIGHT HOUSE AND PÁLÁS SCORE BUSIEST WEEK ON RECORD
LIGHT HOUSE AND PÁLÁS SCORE BUSIEST WEEK ON RECORD

Light House Group smash records, as Barbie smashes the patriarchy!

YOUR GUIDE TO PRIDE AT PÁLÁS
YOUR GUIDE TO PRIDE AT PÁLÁS

Pálás Cinema is presenting an eclectic mix of fun, moving, and informative queer films and documentaries to celebrate this year’s Galway Community Pride.

THE GALWAY FILM FLEADH IS KICKING OFF AT PÁLÁS
THE GALWAY FILM FLEADH IS KICKING OFF AT PÁLÁS

The Galway Film Fleadh returns for its 35th edition and Pálás are delighted to be a main venue again this year.

OPPENHEIMER MIDNIGHT SCREENING AT LIGHT HOUSE AND PÁLÁS
OPPENHEIMER MIDNIGHT SCREENING AT LIGHT HOUSE AND PÁLÁS

See Oppenheimer in 35MM before anyone else at Light House Cinema Dublin and Pálás Cinema Galway

GRETA GERWIG: THE ART OF AWKWARD AT LIGHT HOUSE AND PÁLÁS
GRETA GERWIG: THE ART OF AWKWARD AT LIGHT HOUSE AND PÁLÁS

To celebrate the highly anticipated release of Barbie on July 21st, Light House and Pálás are paying tribute to Greta Gerwig, and her particular brand of awkward.

LIGHT HOUSE & PÁLÁS @ CANNES
LIGHT HOUSE & PÁLÁS @ CANNES

Our programmers' official Cannes Film Festival wrap up for 2023!

A CELEBRATION OF THE WORK OF HANS ZIMMER AT LIGHT HOUSE AND PÁLÁS
A CELEBRATION OF THE WORK OF HANS ZIMMER AT LIGHT HOUSE AND PÁLÁS

HANS ZIMMER – NO TIME FOR CAUTION is a month long celebration of the work of legendary film composer Hans Zimmer.

WHY WE LOVE MICHAEL J FOX
WHY WE LOVE MICHAEL J FOX

Pálás and Light House are celebrating the one and only Michael J. Fox on Sunday May 21

ARI ASTER CATCH UP AT LIGHT HOUSE AND PÁLÁS
ARI ASTER CATCH UP AT LIGHT HOUSE AND PÁLÁS

Ahead of Beau Is Afraid you can catch Ari Aster's first 2 films on the big screen.

N.I.C.E. ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL @ LIGHT HOUSE
N.I.C.E. ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL @ LIGHT HOUSE

New Italian Cinema Events (N.I.C.E.) is bringing the world renowned Italian Film Festival to Light House this month.

EXPLICIT:  A Series of Erotic Thrillers at Pálás
EXPLICIT:  A Series of Erotic Thrillers at Pálás

In the 1980's and 90's, the erotic thriller was one of cinema's most pervasive genres. This genre put a new, sexy spin on classic noir tropes, with some of the greatest (and most controversial) hits of the era’s hottest Directors, including Paul Verhoeven, Brian De Palma and Adrian Lyne.Throughout the month of May we pay homage to the greats of the genre with late night screenings of some of our favourites with this series.

ALIEN DAY @ LIGHT HOUSE AND PÁLÁS
ALIEN DAY @ LIGHT HOUSE AND PÁLÁS

April 26th is ALIEN DAY and we're showing Alien and Aliens in both Dublin an Galway!

Cast your Oscars ballot at Light House and Pálás!
Cast your Oscars ballot at Light House and Pálás!

Predict this year's Oscars and win prizes!

SEACHTAIN NA GAEILGE at Pálás
SEACHTAIN NA GAEILGE at Pálás

Seachtain na Gaeilge: Gearrscannáin. Curtha le chéile ag Eibh Collins.

LIGHT HOUSE WELCOMES DIFF 2023
LIGHT HOUSE WELCOMES DIFF 2023

Light House is delighted to host Dublin International Film Festival Screenings in 2023.

WE’RE CELEBRATING IRELAND’S 14 OSCAR NOMINATIONS AT LIGHT HOUSE AND PÁLÁS
WE’RE CELEBRATING IRELAND’S 14 OSCAR NOMINATIONS AT LIGHT HOUSE AND PÁLÁS

All 14 nominees will be back on the big screen along with the other Best Picture nominees.

GFS Spring 2023 Season Launch
GFS Spring 2023 Season Launch

Galway Film Society is delighted to announce its return to Pálás for its Spring 2023 Season. The season, which starts on Sunday February 12th and Monday February 13th, will present 8 films, representing a range of new award-winning titles from around the world.

A New Year of films at Pálás and Light House
A New Year of films at Pálás and Light House

Our Programmers set the stage for new releases in 2023.

THE RASHOMON EFFECT
THE RASHOMON EFFECT

Rashomon returns to the big screen at Pálás and Light House (along with some films inspired by it)

CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS @ LIGHT HOUSE AND PÁLÁS
CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS @ LIGHT HOUSE AND PÁLÁS

Both Light House and Pálás will close their doors this weekend.

DUBLIN BOWIE FESTIVAL AT LIGHT HOUSE
DUBLIN BOWIE FESTIVAL AT LIGHT HOUSE

MOONAGE DAYDREAM, LABYRINTH, and THE HUNGER are screening at Light House this January as part of Dublin Bowie Festival.

BEST OF 2022 @ LIGHT HOUSE
BEST OF 2022 @ LIGHT HOUSE

We're going Mach 10 through the Multiverse to show some of our favourite, and frankly, the best films of the year.

NAUGHTY OR NICE CHRISTMAS SEASON 2022
NAUGHTY OR NICE CHRISTMAS SEASON 2022

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear

AVATAR Tickets On Sale at Light House and Pálás
AVATAR Tickets On Sale at Light House and Pálás

Return to Pandora for James Cameron's AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER

THE WONDER is now showing
THE WONDER is now showing

The Film premiered at Light House on Oct 26

Silver Scream: Halloween Season
Silver Scream: Halloween Season

This Halloween, from October 7th – 31st, there’s a reign of terror taking over Light House Dublin and Pálás Galway as some of cinema’s most iconic Movie Monsters return to the big screen.

Cinephile Paradiso launches @Pálás cinema
Cinephile Paradiso launches @Pálás cinema

Cinephile Paradiso is a monthly event that celebrates classic cinema on the big screen - join your hosts, Mikey and Holly, at Pálás Cinema for a screening with discussion to follow.

Not Another Teen Season @ Light House and Pálás
Not Another Teen Season @ Light House and Pálás

Light House Dublin and Pálás Galway announce Not Another Teen Season this summer.

Doghouse @ Pálás from Friday June 3rd
Doghouse @ Pálás from Friday June 3rd

Watch out for the Doghouse Pop-Up at Pálás Cinema!

Top Gun: Maverick Tickets are now on sale!
Top Gun: Maverick Tickets are now on sale!

Opens May 25th in Light House.

Everything Everywhere All At Once Release Date Announcement!
Everything Everywhere All At Once Release Date Announcement!

We've been eagerly anticipating news of the Irish release of Daniels' EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE and we finally have confirmation. It will open on Friday May 13th.

Coming Soon - Alex Garland’s MEN
Coming Soon - Alex Garland’s MEN

Alex Garland follows up Ex Machina and Annihilation with MEN starring Jessie Buckley and Rory Kinnears. Opens June 1st. Tickets on sale soon.

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