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1915 – Coliseum Theatre, Henry St., Dublin

Architect: Bertie Crewe & Francis Bergin


This theatre was opened in April 1915 and destroyed in the 1916 Easter Rising. Shown here, in a photograph from the Capuchin Archive after its destruction. Also known as the Premier Palace Theatre. Bertie Crewe was a London theatre architect who produced a couple of works in Ireland, including: a proposal for South Anne Street in Dublin; and a completed building, the Royal Hippodrome Theatre, Belfast.