Pálás Cinema


Pálás a new three screen arthouse cinema and cultural space in the UNESCO city of film- Galway.

Designed by Architect Tom de Paor, Pálás is a seven story concrete monolith, housing a three-screen independent cinema, a beautiful bar and restaurant for you to enjoy with your fellow film-lovers. It occupies the garden of a reinstated 1820s merchant house.

Throughout the building you will discover 22 beautiful resin-coated windows designed by Irish artist Patrick Scott.  Pálás is an intriguing architectural space for our customers to explore, right in the heart of Galway’s Latin Quarter.


Pálás Cinema Galway #IrishCinema: Pálás cinema in Galway wins World Architecture Award for Best Use of Colour - Pálás cinema in Galway city has been awarded the Best Use of Colour Prize in Amsterdam at the World Architecture Awards this weekend.
Dog Friendly Screenings #Event: DUG Friendly Screenings of Pixar’s UP at Light House Cinema and Pálás on sale tomorrow - Element Pictures has announced Dog Friendly Screenings of Pixar's UP in both Pálás Galway and Light House Dublin on Sunday August 12th at 11am.
Pixar Season #AtCinemas: PIXAR Season comes to Light House, Dublin and Pálás Galway from August 10th - This summer Light House Cinema and Pálás are bringing a season of Pixar films, including every feature film in their repertoire.
Pálás Cinema #Industry: Pálás shortlisted in world architecture festival awards - Pálás Cinema, designed by architect Tom de Paor, has been shortlisted in two categories in the prestigious International World Architecture Festival Awards
Brad Bird Weekend at Light House Cinema #Event: Brad Bird Weekend celebration at Light House and Pálás, June 22-24 - Light House Cinema in Dublin and Pálás in Galway are hosting a mini celebration of the work of writer/director Brad Bird from June 22nd to 24th.
Pálás Cinema #Industry: Pálás Cinema in Galway to open on Friday, February 23rd - Element Pictures have announced that their new cinema in Galway, Pálás will open to the public this Friday, February 23rd.
PÁLÁS #JobFairy: Element Pictures now hiring for PÁLÁS cinema in Galway - Element Pictures has announced that PÁLÁS (formerly Picture Palace) is now nearing completion and will open to the public in early 2018.