Savoy Cinema

108 St. Patrick's Street,

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Savoy Cinema

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Opened on 11 May 1932 and the architects were Albert Walter Moore and Crabtree (of the architectural firm Moore & Crabtree). Similar to the Savoy Cinema in Limerick it has an Art Deco style exterior and an Atmospheric style interior. The cinema had a large restaurant and the auditorium was equipped with a Compton 3Manual/12Ranks theatre organ.

It now houses the Savoy Shopping Centre and the Cork Dance Studio.

Contributed by Graeme McBain

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on November 23, 2004 at 6:35 am

The only address that I can find is Patrick Street. Here is a short article and photo about this theater:
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KenRoe on November 23, 2004 at 8:57 am

Following the link above by lostmemory, it seems the upper parts of this former cinema is used mainly as a dance hall, with shops at ground level. When first opened the Savoy was equipped with a Compton theatre organ.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on November 23, 2004 at 9:05 am

Here is another photo of this theater:
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michaelhealy on June 26, 2005 at 6:34 pm

The lovely Compton organ was removed and is now installed at The University of Limerick, Ireland

Michael Healy, Melbourne, Australia

shaneffrench on December 3, 2007 at 6:23 am

you have it all messed up, Im from ireland, the savoy theatre is in cork, it was demolised and rebuilt as ciniplex including other stuff like shopping and a dance hall, when it was knocked the organ was then moved to limerick to the university concert hall

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on May 1, 2008 at 7:54 am

This is another photo from April of 2007.

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