Nenagh Arts Centre launches its autumn programme

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After the hottest summer in years, Nenagh Arts Centre has an exciting programme packed full of interest and entertainment planned for the colder Autumn-Winter months.

After the hottest summer in years, Nenagh Arts Centre has an exciting programme packed full of interest and entertainment planned for the colder Autumn-Winter months.

Highlights of this programme include My Brother Joe, the fantastic tribute to the late, great Joe Dolan by his brother, Ben, and featuring members of Joe’s band.

Pat Shortt is making a long anticipated return to the centre with his show, I Am The Band, while the much loved Louise Morrissey, and some special guests, marks her first visit to the arts centre’s stage.

Special events include From Lockout to Bailout coming in late September. This weekend debate event looks at the Ireland of 1913 compared to that of today and features such speakers as Irish Times columnist and author Fintan O’Toole, and political lecturer from NUI Maynooth, Mary Murphy, as well as RTE’s Aine Lawlor and Nenagh writer Donal Ryan.

During the arts centre’s Science Week 2013 events, which are presented with the support of Procter and Gamble, up and coming young scientists can expect to learn about everything from genetics to forensics and much more.

Budding film buffs will be also be delighted with this season’s programme, with screenings of classics such as 2001 - A Space Oddysey and Citizen Kane, as well as selection of current contemporary films from Europe, such as the award-winning German film, Lore. Nenagh-shot film The Minnitts of Anabeg begins the film season with a screening on Saturday, September 14.

The programme also features the Dublin Guitar Quartet on Saturday, September 21; the return of the American Wrestling Roadshow and an art auction in aid of the Arts Programme in the centre.

Patrons can see the full programme online at www.nenagharts.com or pick up a programme from the centre on Banba Sqaure, Nenagh.

Booking for all events can be made through phoning 067-34400, or online at www.nenagharts.com