Roscrea Musical Society launches its first book

Roscrea Musical Society are proud to launch our first ever book ‘d’Opera’.

Roscrea Musical Society are proud to launch our first ever book ‘d’Opera’.

This is a fully illustrated story of Roscrea Operatic/Musical Society which was founded in Founded 1940. The book consists of 216 pages, quarto size (almost A4) packed with synopses of 73 shows plus five children’s operas, memories and reflections - over 100 profiles of players down the years. In the book there are over 570 captioned photographs with over 100 other illustrations - all in full colour

The book also has all the programmes of the 73 shows used as “endpapers” and also reproduced for each show. Most of the 73 shows get a two-page spread.

This is an incomparable social history of one section of Roscrea life over the past 75 years. Generations of Roscrea people are highlighted and pictured.

The launch will take place in the Damer Court Hotel (Grants) next Friday Night (June 7th) at 8pm. Did you fall in Love in Roscrea Operatic Society?

Get married to your true love who you met in Roscrea Musical Society? Well why not come and join us down memory lane and celebrate with us, On the night there will be a host of invited guests along with music and songs from shows past and present.

So come along and celebrate this great occasion. All are welcome.

Copies of the book will be available to purchase on the night - refreshments will be served.