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Galway arts cinema to finally open, but legacy issues remain

A decade later and €3m over budget, the arthouse film centre has loose ends yet to be tied up

7th January, 2018
The Pálás cinema in Galway city Pic: Andrew Downes

More than ten years after it was first pitched, and at a cost running close to €10 million, Galway’s first arthouse cinema is set to open “within weeks”, Andrew Lowe of Element Pictures has told The Sunday Business Post.

Lowe and his business partner Ed Guiney, two highly respected industry figures whose projects include the Oscar-winning film Room and the award-winning The Lobster, have taken on the running of the beleaguered...

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