Nenagh’s Marjorie in conversation at arts centre

Marjorie Quarton
THE next conversation in the public conversations series at Nenagh Arts Centre will take place on Wednesday, April 3, at 7.30pm. The interviewee on this occasion will be Marjorie Quarton. Marjorie has led an exceptional life, being a horse dealer, author and charity worker.

THE next conversation in the public conversations series at Nenagh Arts Centre will take place on Wednesday, April 3, at 7.30pm. The interviewee on this occasion will be Marjorie Quarton. Marjorie has led an exceptional life, being a horse dealer, author and charity worker.

Born Marjorie Smithwick, her books include, No Harp Like My Own, Breakfast The Night Before — Recollections of a Horse Dealer (2000), Corporal Jack (1988), which deals with the loyalty and courage of a dog wounded then and her acute knowledge of dogs, particularly Border Collies. In fact, Marjorie has exported collies to Finland. She also edited a collection of Mary Cannon’s Commonplace. Marjorie is also involved with the National Council for the Blind Ireland, and set up the the local charity shop in Friary Street.

Admission to the event is free, but there will be a collection to help pay for the cost of hiring the room.