The Noble Call

Each performance of The Risen People features a Noble Call from a guest performer. Invited artists, journalists, historians and actors will offer their personal response to The Risen People through spoken word, song or poetry.

But what is the Noble Call?

Fiach Mac Conghail, Director of the Abbey Theatre, explains the idea behind this old tradition below:

Who has performed their Noble Call so far?

- Seanie Lambe (28 Nov)
– Stefan Murphy (29 Nov)
– Des Geraghty (30 Nov)
– Tiger Cooke (2 Dec)
– Annie Tierney, Saileóg O’Halloran and Mik Pyro (3 Dec)
– Lelia Doolan (4 Dec, Opening Night)
– Eleanor McEvoy (5 Dec)
– The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock (6 Dec)
– Joe Duffy (7 Dec, matinee)
– Paula Meehan (7 Dec)
– Cian Nugent (9 Dec)
– Nell McCafferty (10 Dec)
– Fergus Russell (11 Dec)
– Julie Feeney (12 Dec)
– Mundy (13 Dec)
– Rita Fagan (14 Dec, matinee)
– Stephanie Meehan (14 Dec)
– Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (16 Dec)
– Donal Lunny and Paddy Glackin (17 Dec)
– Frances Devine (18 Dec)
– Lethal Dialect (19 Dec)
– Lisa O’Neill (20 Dec)
– Theo Dorgan (21 Dec, matinee)
– Glen Hansard (21 Dec)
– Damien Dempsey (23 Dec)
– Dylan Haskins (27 Dec)
– Rushealdebarra (28 Dec, matinee)
– Rhob Cunningham (28 Dec)
– Paul Noonan (30 Dec)
– Paul Brady (31 Dec)
– Fiach Moriarty (2 Jan)
– Jack Lukeman (3 Jan)
– Niamh Ní Charra (4 Jan, matinee)
– Mary Coughlan (4 Jan)
– Olivia O’Leary (6 Jan)
– Jerry O’Reilly (7 Jan)
– Camille O’Sullivan (8 Jan)
– Séan O hEarcháin (9 Jan)
– Eamonn Cagney (10 Jan)
– Senator Katherine Zappone and Dr. Ann Louise Gilligan (11 Jan, matinee)
– Rick O’Shea (11 Jan)
– Wheatfield Prison (13 Jan, Unplugged)
– Darragh Doyle (14 Jan)
– Patrick Reidy (15 Jan)
– Marion Shanley (16 Jan)
– Colin Murphy (17 Jan)
– Caitriona Crowe (18 Jan, matinee)
– Frances Black (18 Jan)
– Larkin Community College (20 Jan, Unplugged)
– Steve Wall (21 Jan)
– A Lazarus Soul (22 Jan)
– Laurence Coogan (23 Jan)
– Helen Hunt (24 Jan)
– Sean Rocks (25 Jan, matinee)
– Kathy Scott (25 Jan)
– Kilbarrack Community Development Project (27 Jan)
– Declan O’Rourke (28 Jan)
– Stephen James Smith (29 Jan)
– Richard Boyd Barrett (30 Jan)
– Marie-Therese McCormack (31 Jan)
– Padraig Yeates (1 Feb, matinee)
– Miss Panti Bliss (1 Feb>

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