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'The big screen is box office as a cinema fans are on the rise'

The growth in movie lovers is the perfect script for the Irish media industry, writes Colette Sexton

30th May, 2017
Take your seat Pic: Getty

Forget streaming movies while sitting in your pyjamas on the couch - it appears that the cinema business is just the ticket these days.

Fans of the big screen are growing, and Cineworld is the proof in the popcorn. Its total group revenue was 15.8 per cent for the 19 weeks to May 12, with actual revenue growth even stronger at 21.3 per cent - given the depreciation of the pound.

Cumulative weekend box office revenues were 15.4 per...

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