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Light House Cinema Dublin

Light House Cinema

Light House Cinema is a 614 seated specialist, art house cinema committed to programming the best of Irish and international films.

Enjoy all the entertainment that Light House Cinema has to offer. Located beside Maldron Hotel Smithfield, the venue is just a few steps from the Smithfield Luas Stop on the Red Line.


An eclectic film schedule includes feature films, shorts, classics, foreign language and animated films to also include the latest mainstream cinema. The films selected by the cinema serve to challenge audiences and encourage engagement with current aesthetic, political and social cultural issues and trends. The cinema serves as one of the venues for the Dublin International Film Festival.

From 1988 – 1996 the original Lighthouse Cinema was located in an art-devo venue on Middle Abbey Street, in 2008 a new government funded cinema was built and opened in Smithfield. The cinema is popular with locals as well as tourist with its diverse range of films, from Hollywood blockbusters to well-known classics.

The Lighthouse Cinema also started to host quiz nights, book clubs, specially hosted cult film screenings and a cinema music festival called ‘One Two One Two Music Festival’.

Tickets start from as little as €7.50 before 5pm Monday – Sunday. Drop into us at Maldron Hotel Smithfield to enjoy our lunch or a la carte before finishing the day off with an enjoyable film at the Light House.

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