Cine-files: Triskel Christchurch, Cork

Every week we ask a reader to tell us about where they go to watch films. Here's Ronan Doyle on a cinema in a deconsecrated church

This week's Cine-files is by Ronan Doyle, senior critic and assistant editor at film site Next Projection.

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Location

Once the heart of medieval Cork, Christchurch resides on South Main Street, just moments' walk from St Patrick's Street, the city's modern-day hub. Neighbouring the scenic Bishop Lucey Park on one side, it is flanked on the other by the Triskel Arts Centre, the cultural institution under whose management Christchurch began operation as a screening venue in 2011. More common access is through the considerably less dated glass-and-steel veneer of the Arts Centre on Tobin Street.

The building

The now-deconsecrated building was operational for
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