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The knocking down of the Capital Cinema, formerly the La Scala Opera House, in Dublin in 1972 was an act of institutional vandalism that set the scene for the decades-long decline - now happily reversed – of Dublin city centre.

2nd April, 2005

The knocking down of the Capital Cinema, formerly the La Scala Opera House, in Dublin in 1972 was an act of institutional vandalism that set the scene for the decades-long decline - now happily reversed – of Dublin city centre. If there is one group that has reason to cherish the memory of that old theatre/cinema it is Our Lady's Choral Society which had its origins there 60 years ago. The society was formed in...

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