Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway 2016

Fri, Aug 26, 2016

The Boy With Tape On His Face.

AL PORTER in a leotard in the wrestling match to end them all; a man with his mouth taped shut performing surreally hilarious mimes; former Olympian Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards; and the very best comedians from Ireland, Britain, USA, can only be the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway.

The Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway will have its official launch party in the Róisín Dubh on Friday August 26 at 8.30pm and ahead of that, the Galway Advertiser can reveal a wealth of acts coming to this year's festival which runs from Tuesday October 25 to Monday 31.

Among the highlights will be The Dan Band, the comedy music trio who had show stealing appearances in The Hangover, Starsky & Hutch, and Old School; The Boy With Tape On His Face from New Zealand; the mime artist who brought the house down when he appeared on America's Got Talent; and Joe Lycett, whose deadpan letters complaining about such issues as public toilets and public transport have stolen the limelight on appearances on 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown.


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What's On

Concert of 18th century Irish harp music

Siobhan Armstrong.
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Premier residence in Barna

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Huge increase in Toyota hybrid vehicle sales this year

The Toyota Auris hybrid.
Toyota Ireland reports a significant growth in its hybrid car sales for 2016 compared to 2015, claiming there has been a recognisable shift in consumer interest towards choosing alternatives to diesel. ...


New home care provider enters Galway market

David McKone, managing director of Right at Home Ireland, with Natalie Crowe, Right at Home Galway
  Photo: Andrew Downes, Xposure.
Home care provider Right at Home has opened its first office in Galway. ...


United need to get the mindset right ahead of Sligo showdown

Vinny Faherty, Galway United, and Conor Kenna, Bray Wanderers, in action during the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game at Eamonn Deacy Park.  Photograph: Mike Shaughnessy
Tommy Dunne wants Galway United to be "more ruthless and clinical" in Saturday’s SSE Airtricity League premier division clash against Sligo Rovers at the Showgrounds (7.45pm). ...


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