Regent Cinema

Kilkenny, Ireland

Closed 1998 & Demolished

The Disappointed Tourist: Regent Cinema, Ellen Harvey, 2024. Oil and acrylic on Gessoboard, 24 x 18″ 61 x 46 cm). Photograph: Etienne Frossard.

The classic! Anon.

The Regent Cinema was a theater in Kilkenny City that opened in 1947 as the “New Cinema.” It was renamed the “Regent in 1951 and closed in 1998. It was demolished a year later and replaced with a block of flats and a clinic.