Omniplex Waterford

Patrick Street,

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Operated by: Omniplex Cinemas

Functions: Movies (First Run)

Previous Names: Regina Cinema, Regina 1 & 2, Waterford Cineplex

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Omniplex Waterford

Located in Waterford, County Waterford. The Regina Cinema was opened 1st April 1957 with Bing Crosby in “High Society”. It was operated by the Breen Enterprise circuit. It had 1,400 seats and was equipped with a RCA sound system. It had one of the largest screens in Ireland. It remained a single screen cinema until around 1972 when it was twinned and renamed Regina 1 & 2. In 1993 when it was converted into a 5-screen cinema known as the Waterford Cineplex. It was closed in 2008.

It reopened as the Omniplex in early-2016.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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popcorn_pete on September 10, 2016 at 6:47 pm

The Regina opened on 1 April 1957 with High Society. New photos as the Omniplex posted today.

nlgbbbblth on December 27, 2017 at 1:50 pm

I remember the Regina having three screens. The biggest one was on the first floor – Regina Palace. Then there was the Pullman on the ground floor with the appropriately-named Mini on the return. Closed in 1993.

popcorn_pete on January 25, 2022 at 8:28 am

Press ads in 1976 for Regina 1 & 2 so already two screens by then.

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