Excel Theatre Reopens Ahead Of Culture Night

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All events will go ahead as normal today in The Tipperary Excel Centre following a cancellation of cinema activities yesterday.

There was an electrical fault yesterday when a bulb overhead the stage, within the gantry, exploded – emitting smoke and flames.

The incident lasted just a few seconds but as a precaution the building was evacuated and emergency services notified.

The electricals were checked by the ESB and by the centres own electrician and no other issues were identified.

Mary  Leahy, General Manager, of the Tipperary  Excel  Centre paid tribute to all staff in the building for the swift and efficient evacuation of the premises.

Ms Leahy says the culture night events today, which are free, are proving very popular. 

Anyone interested in seeing the Glove Industry in Tipperary Town film or the Tipperary at the Heart of the Revolution film or the performance of the Croker sisters is asked  to call 062 80520 to book a seat.

The Glove industry Film is at 2pm, Tipperary, The heart of the Revolution at 7.30pm and the Croker sisters at 8pm.

Full details of all Culture Night events in Tipperary can be found here