Laser Video, George’s Street, Dublin last night.
The best-stocked video store (and best informed video store staff) in Ireland.
One of Dublin’s most well known stores for picking up classic films, world cinema and some indie surprises is to close its doors after 25 years. Laser DVD has been located on George’s Street for the past 22 years. But the decline in the movie rental market and the rise of online streaming and downloads has meant that the store is now in the process of selling off its library before shutting up shop…
From top: Joe Murray (13 years at Laser), right, and Gerard Morgan (10 years); Joe Murray and a Hitchcock death mask; Peter Dunne (10 years with Laser); Gerard and R2D2; Joe locks up.
(Leah Farrell/Photocall Ireland)