30 Jun 2022

Insight Theatre stages The Risen People at the Kildrought Lounge in Celbridge


Insight Theatre stages The Risen People at the Kildrought Lounge in Celbridge

Jim Larkin

Insight Theatre Celbridge are getting set to stage their production of The Risen People by James Plunkett.

The play will be performed upstairs in the Kildrought Lounge and will run from April 10 to 23.

The performance will commence at 8.30pm nightly.

Ticket prices are €12 and can be booked ahead by contacting Insight Theatre at 087 7109919.

The Risen People follows the lives of a group of working-class Dubliners through the heroism and suffering of the 1913 lockout.

The play exposes the economic deprivations suffered by families, when men, striking for better working conditions, were force out of the labour market.


The cast is follows: Fitz – Dave Foley; Annie – Colette Kinsella; Pat – John Heveran; Joe – Noel Wade; Mrs Mulhall – Miriam O' Brien; Mr Hennessy – Pete Butler; Mrs Hennessy – Breda Donnellan; Woman – Martina Blessing; Hegarty – Eugene Molumby; Keever – Chris Fenlon; Rashers Tierney – Bill Elliffe; James Larkin – Brendan O' Sullivan; Street Singer – Mary Higgins; Employer One – Donal Downes; RIC man – Donal Downes; Priest – Frank Houlihan; Employer Two – Eugene Molumby; People of Dublin – Laura Brady, Tina Hughes, Debbie Chamberlain, Martina Blessing, Donal Healy, Naoise NigFloinn, Frank Houlihan.

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