A Grand Experience released on DVD
Published: 3rd December 2012
Following the success of the RTE screening of A Grand Experience, which reached an audience of 565,000 viewers nationally, the film made by Mixed Bag Media and commissioned by Offaly County Council has now been released on DVD.
The film which features writer Eugene O’Brien, musician Wayne Brennan and photographer Veronica Nicholson aboard the 68M barge crossing Offaly, captured many people’s attention. Arts Officer Sinead O’Reilly’ said, “We were inundated with email and phone requests afterwards for people looking for a copy, particularly to send to family abroad, so together with Mixed Bag Media we have produced a limited edition of 500 copies. It is not our intention to make a profit, but any proceeds will go back into creatively promoting the Grand Canal in Offaly nationally”.
The DVD can be purchased for €13 from the following outlets in Offaly; McGreals in Edenderry, Scully’s in Daingean, Quinn’s (Centra) in Daingean, McIntyres in Shannon Harbour, Traxs in the Bridge Centre, Tullamore and Offaly County Council, also in Tullamore.
The DVD can also be ordered and purchased for download from www.mixedbagmedia.com