Cinema Info

Experience the best in Independent and world film in a fully digital cinema based in the unique surroundings of a stunningly refurbished 1700s neo-classical church. Triskel Arts Centre in the heart of Cork city screens two titles each week with additional special events, film strands such as Experimental Film, Horror and monthly Shorts. In addition you can enjoy barista coffee, home baking and bar menu from Scrypt, our onsite café bar.

Tickets & Pricing

Ticket prices before 5pm:

Full: €6.50
With Annual Membership: €5.50
Child (under 14): €5.50

Ticket prices 5pm and after:

Full: €9.50
With Annual Membership: €7.50
Child (under 14): €7.50

  • Tickets for films rated ’12A’ and ’15A’ can be purchased for persons under the ages of 12 and 15 only if accompanied by an adult guardian (of 18 years or older).
  • Tickets for films rated ’16’ can be purchased by persons of 16 years of age and over only (valid ID may be required).
  • Tickets for films rated ’18’ can be purchased by persons of 18 years of age and over only (valid ID may be required).
  • Films marked ‘NC’ (Not Certified) have not been classified by the Irish Film Classification Office. Therefore, they require a Triskel Christchurch Cinema Membership, which may be purchased on a per film basis (50c per person) or on an annual basis. Tickets for films rated ‘NC’ can be purchased by members only, of 18 years of age and over only (valid ID may be required).

No booking fees on counter, phone or internet ticket sales.

Cinema Membership

Full Triskel Christchurch Cinema Membership is a must for film lovers.

Members benefits include reduced standard ticket prices; A free screening after every eight attended; No fees on non-cert titles; Invitation to special screenings and events; Exclusive membership correspondence. You can also treat one guest per screening to your membership rates.

Terms and conditions

  • Card is valid for 12 months from date of purchase. Titles, times, dates and prices subject to change.
  • Management reserves the right to refuse admission.
  • Membership can be revoked if not used in line with our terms and conditions.
  • Membership is non-transferrable.
  • Presentation of membership card and valid ID needed to purchase tickets and enter auditorium.
  • Membership prices does not extend to satellite broadcasting events.
  • Membership price can be extended to one guest per screening.
  • One free ticket earned for every eight.
  • Tickets for films rated ’12A’ and ’15A’ can be purchased for persons under the ages of 12 and 15 only if accompanied by an adult guardian (of 18 years or older).
  • Tickets for films rated ’16’ can be purchased by persons of 16 years of age and over only (valid ID may be required).
  • Tickets for films rated ’18’ can be purchased by persons of 18 years of age and over only (valid ID may be required).
  • Tickets for films rated ‘NC’ can be purchased by members only, of 18 years of age and over only (valid ID may be required).
  • Use of recording devices is forbidden.

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brochure

Here is another diverse and exciting cinema programme at Triskel Christchurch, with highly acclaimed documentaries (The Camino Voyage, Three Identical Strangers, RBG and Free Solo), a range of Academy Award-nominated pictures (Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Capernaum and If Beale Street Could Talk) and other notable pictures from around the world (Good Favour, Burning, Destroyer and House by the Sea).

Besides our regular cinema line-up, we also have two Twisted Celluloid presentations (the Japanese smash hit One Cut of the Dead and Alien – The Theatrical Cut, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year), a rare showing of The Other Side of the Underneath as part of your Phantoscope strand, an evening showcasing the talents of cinematographer Nick McLean (with the man himself in person), and a special season of British films from the past five decades.

This brochure also sees a significant change to the programme at Triskel Arts Centre: from March 2019 onwards, weekly cinema screenings will now be extended to run over five nights (Sunday – Thursday).

Chris O’Neill – Head Of Cinema

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  • Wed 20 Feb
    Academy Award Nominee
    RBG PG

    99 mins – United States 2018 – Documentary – Dir: Julie Cohen, Betsy West
    Featuring: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Bill Clinton and Sharron Frontiero

  • Wed 20 Feb
    Twisted Celluloid
    One Cut Of The Dead NC

    96 mins – Japan 2018 – Subtitles – Dir: Shinichiro Ueda
    Starring: Takayuki Hamatsu, Yuzuki Akiyama and Harumi Shuhama

  • Fri 22 Feb - Mon 25 Feb
    Back By Popular Demand
    Three Identical Strangers 12A

    97 mins – United Kingdom 2018 – Documentary – Dir: Tim Wardle
    Featuring: Edward Galland, David Kellman and Robert Shafran

  • Fri 22 Feb - Mon 25 Feb
    The Passenger NC

    126 mins – Italy / Spain / France 1975 – Dir: Michelangelo Antonioni
    Starring: Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider and Jenny Runacre

  • Thu 28 Feb
    Portuguese Cultural Event
    Os Maias / The Maias – Film Screening

    Organised with the support of Camões – Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua , I.P., Embassy of Portugal in Ireland, Honorary Consulate of Portugal

  • Fri 1 Mar
    Sonic Youth: 30 Years of Daydream Nation NC

    120 minutes – with panel discussion featuring Lance Bangs and Steve Shelley

  • Sun 3 Mar - Thu 7 Mar
    +Short Film
    Can You Ever Forgive Me? 15A

    106 mins – United States 2018 – Dir: Marielle Heller
    Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant and Dolly Wells

  • Sun 3 Mar - Thu 7 Mar
    Destroyer 16

    121 mins – United States 2018 – Dir: Karyn Kusama
    Starring: Nicole Kidman, Toby Kebbell, and Tatiana Maslany

  • Fri 8 Mar
    An Evening With Nick McLean
    Short Circuit PG

    98 mins – United States 1986 – Dir: John Badham
    Starring: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg and Fisher Stevens

  • Fri 8 Mar
    An Evening With Nick McLean
    Cobra PG

    87 mins – United States 1986 – Dir: George P. Cosmatos
    Featuring: Sylvester Stallone, Brigitte Nielsen and Reni Santoni

  • Sun 10 Mar - Thu 14 Mar
    Burning 16

    148 mins – South Korea 2018 – Subtitles – Dir: Chang-dong Lee
    Starring: Ah-in Yoo, Steven Yeun and Jong-seo Jun

  • Sun 10 Mar - Thu 14 Mar
    Academy Award Nominee
    Free Solo PG

    100 mins – USA 2018 – Documentary – Dir: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
    Featuring: Tommy Caldwell, Jimmy Chin and Alex Honnold

  • Sun 17 Mar - Thu 21 Mar
    Academy Award Nominee
    Capernaum 15A

    126 mins – Lebanon / USA 2018 – Subtitles – Dir: Nadine Labaki
    Starring: Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shiferaw, Boluwatife Treasure Bankole

  • Sun 17 Mar - Thu 21 Mar
    The House By The Sea NC

    107 mins – France 2017 – Subtitles – Dir: Robert Guédiguian
    Starring: Ariane Ascaride, Jean-Pierre Darroussin and Gérard Meylan

  • Sun 24 Mar - Thu 28 Mar
    Academy Award Nominee
    If Beale Street Could Talk 15A

    119 mins – United States 2018 – Dir: Barry Jenkins
    Starring: KiKi Layne, Stephan James and Regina King

  • Sun 24 Mar
    Albion - A Tribute
    Nighthawks NC

    113 mins – United Kingdom 1978 – Dir: Ron Peck
    Starring: Ken Robertson, Tony Westrope and Rachel Nicholas James

  • Mon 25 Mar
    Albion - A Tribute
    Distant Voices, Still Lives NC

    82 mins – United Kingdom / West Germany 1988 – Dir: Terence Davies
    Starring: Pete Postlethwaite, Freda Dowie and Angela Walsh

  • Tue 26 Mar
    Albion - A Tribute
    Blue Black Permanent NC

    86 mins – United Kingdom 1992 – Dir: Margaret Tait
    Starring: Celia Imrie, Jack Shepherd, Gerda Stevenson

  • Wed 27 Mar
    Albion - A Tribute
    Fish Tank 16

    123 mins – United Kingdom / Netherlands 2009 – Dir: Andrea Arnold
    Featuring: Katie Jarvis, Michael Fassbender and Kierston Wareing

  • Thu 28 Mar
    Albion - A Tribute
    The Selfish Giant 15A

    97 mins – United Kingdom 2013 – Dir: Clio Barnard
    Starring: Conner Chapman, Shaun Thomas and Sean Gilder

  • Fri 29 Mar
    Phantoscope
    The Other Side Of Underneath NC

    111 mins – United Kingdom 1972 – Dir: Jane Arden
    Starring: Sheila Allen, Jane Arden and Jack Bond

  • Fri 29 Mar
    Twisted Celluloid
    Alien – The Theatrical Cut NC

    117 mins – United Kingdom / United States 1979 – Dir: Ridley Scott
    Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt and John Hurt