Nenagh film -The Minnits of Anabeg screens at Nenagh Arts Centre this Saturday

Nenagh-shot film, ‘The Minnits of Anabeg screens at Nenagh Arts Centre this Saturday evening the 14th of September at 7.30 p.m.


Directed by Alan Browne, the story is based on the true lives of the Minnitt family who owned over 1,000 acres of land at Anabeg House in Nenagh during the Famine. Frank McGrath plays Joshua Minnitt, an English Justice of the Peace, disinherited by his father after marrying a Catholic girl. He works to save a community and to save his own family.


The film also features a host of local actors including Paddy Rohan, Selene Murphy and Kevin Whelan, not to mention the locations in and around the town which were used to great effect.


Made in 2012, the film won the Best Screenwriting Award at the Irish International Film Festival (2012) and recently had its American premiere screening at the New York Irish Centre.


Tickets are priced €8 and can be booked in advance online at or from the Centre in Banba Square – phone 067 34400. Some tickets may be available on the night of the film – screening at 7.30 p.m. on this Saturday, September 14th



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