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The Tivoli Variety Theatre in Dublin, Ireland, started life as the Conciliation Hallin 1834. Located on Burgh Quay, Dublin 2; It was built as a meeting place for Daniel O'Connell's Repeal Association.
In 1897, it was rebuilt as a concert hall called the Grand Lyric Hall and changed name to the Lyric Theatre of Varieties the following year. It became known as the Tivoli in 1901. It was a modest sized music hall with seating for 1252 patrons.
The Tivoli closed in 1928 but for a short time continued to show cine-variety on Sunday nights.It finally closed in 1930, and the building became the home of the Irish Press newspaper group.
A replacement Tivoli Theatre opened elsewhere in the city in 1934 and closed in 2019.
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