Odeon and UCI Cinemas have struck a deal with Entertainment Enterprises Group to manage and operate a further five multi-screen cinemas in Ireland, after the recent acquisition of the Storm Cinema group.

The five cinemas will continue to be run under the Storm name.

Odeon and UCI Cinema Group now operate and manage a total of 61 screens across 8 cinemas on behalf of Entertainment Enterprises Group.

Roger Harris, Chief Operating Officer of ODEON & UCI Cinemas said: 'We are delighted to have reached a management agreement for these five sites. This will enhance our already excellent working relationship with Entertainment Enterprises Group and clearly places a significant share gap between us and our nearest competitors'.