Athlone Musical Society has been recognised by the Association of Musical Societies with two AIMS nominations.
AIMS adjudicates musical productions at national level. This year, Athlone Musical Society's production of Jesus Christ Superstar has been nominated for 'Best Programme' and 'Best House Management'.
Outgoing committee chairperson, Paschal Gough, has expressed his delight with the nominations. He thanked the committee for their hard work and wished the nominees the very best of luck at the awards ceremony in June.
Members of the cast, crew and committee will be travelling to the award ceremony in Killarney on June 15.
The societies AGM was held last Monday, May 21, in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel. The 2018/9 committee was elected as follows: President, Benny Irwin; chairperson, Tony Dalton; vice-chairperson, Joan Larkin; secretary, Laura Hannon; treasure, Veronica Dalton; PRO, Blanaid Casserly; business manager, Paschal Gough; committee members, Claire Murray, Amy Kelly, Roisin Carlin, Grainne Keane, Anna Boles and Paul Fogarty.
The society has thanked its outgoing committee members for their dedication and hard work during the past year, and is now looking forward to working with its new members ahead of the 2019 production of Chicago.