Sofie Hagen - Danish funnywoman for Róisín Dubh

Wed, May 13, 2015

Sofie Hagen.

DENMARK IS not a country associated in the public mind with stand-up comedy, but one women is set to turn that notion completely on its head when she takes to the stage of the Róisín Dubh next week.

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When Harry Met Satan - Flirt FM to premier new radio drama

Wed, May 13, 2015

THE MOST unlikely place to meet Lucifer is in an Irish pub. Old Nick could be expected to show up at the crossroads, on a night of torment and temptation, or in the pits of Hell itself, but not down your local! Then again, alcohol is sometimes called 'the demon drink' - so maybe he is always lurking at the bottom of the pint glass.

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Bill Bailey adds Galway to Limboland Irish tour

Mon, May 11, 2015

Bill Bailey.

BILL BAILEY, one of the greatest of modern British comedians, has announced he is coming to Galway on Wednesday September 30, when he performs his new show Limboland, in The Black Box Theatre.

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Two shows from The Leg Breakers

Thu, Apr 30, 2015

GALWAY COMEDY Improv troupe The Leg Breakers perform two shows in Galway this week, one of which is part of the Galway Theatre Festival.

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Comedian Terry Alderton to play Róisín Dubh

Wed, Apr 29, 2015

Terry Alderton.

TERRY ALDERTON, the astonishingly original British comedian with seemingly multiple personalities, and an off-beat brain that unleashed lets loose comedy gold every time, is coming back to Galway.

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Two nights with David O’Doherty

Thu, Apr 23, 2015

David O'Doherty.

ONE OF Ireland’s greatest comedians David O’Doherty, makes a welcome return to the Róisín Dubh next month, with his new show David O’Doherty Has Checked Everything.

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Tommy Tiernan - back on the islands

Mon, Apr 13, 2015

Tommy Tiernan.

TOMMY TIERNAN is bringing his show Out Of The Whirlwind of a tour of the islands along the west coast this July, and Galway’s islands are included.

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Whose Line Is It Anyway? back at the Róisín Dubh

Thu, Apr 09, 2015

The Whose Line Is It Anyway? gang.

WHOSE LINE Is It Anyway?, featuring the talents of Stephen Frost, Andy Smart, Steve Steen, and Ireland’s Ian Coppinger, make a welcome return to the Róisín Dubh.

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Stand-up comedy about the quality of our food

Thu, Apr 02, 2015

Tomi James.

COMEDIAN TOMIE James used to eat whatever he wanted and laughed at people on diets. Then he was diagnosed with a food allergy.

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The return of The Rubberbandits

Thu, Mar 26, 2015

The Rubberbandits. Photo:- Steve Ullathorn

THE RUBBERBANDITS are back and are bringing their new ‘musical’, Continental Fistfight, in the Town Hall Theatre on Sunday May 3,, where it promises to feature new songs, the hits, and at least one celebrity puppet.

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Nina Conti - Monkey, masks, and mischief

Mon, Mar 23, 2015

Nina Conti. Photo:- Matt Crockett

SHE HAS won a British Comedy Award, stormed Live at the Apollo, Russell Howard’s Good News, Sunday Night at the Palladium, and made a BAFTA nominated film - all without moving her lips.

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Begorrah! It’s Foil Arms & Hog

Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Foil Arms & Hog

‘BEGORRAH’ IS the ultimate stage Oirish cliché, but Foil Arms & Hog are reclaiming the word for great modern Irish comedy and as the title of their latest tour.

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Comedy nights @ Róisín Dubh

Thu, Mar 19, 2015

THE UPSTAIRS bar of the Róisín Dubh will hold two comedy nights next week - the Comedy Cocktails Standup Showcase and The Leg Breakers: Comedy Improv.

Comedy Cocktails is on Tuesday March 24 at 9.30pm and features sets from emerging comics John Spillane, Anthony Riordan, Declan Brennan, Stephen Ryan, and Bob Hennigan. The MC is John O’Hare. Admission is free.

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Finland’s leading comic to play Galway

Wed, Mar 11, 2015

Ismo Leikola.

FINLAND MIGHT not be known as a stand-up comedy hotspot, but in Ismo Leikola, they can boast one of the world’s very finest comedians.

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Dylan Moran to play Galway’s Comedy Carnival

Thu, Mar 05, 2015

Dylan Moran.

DYLAN MORAN, one of Ireland’s leading comedians, and the star of Black Books, Shaun of the Dead, and Calvary, brings his new stand up show Off The Hook, to the 2015 Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway.

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Al Porter ‘Is Yours’ at the Róisín Dubh

Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Al Porter.

AL PORTER, “Ireland’s ascendant king of camp” according to the Irish Independent, and for David McSavage, “one of the few comedians that actually makes me laugh”, is coming to Galway.

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Steve Bennet - all Groan Up

Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Steve Bennet. Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy.

GALWAY COMIC Steve Bennett will present Groan Up at the Róisín Dubh upstairs bar once a month from February to July, in advance of his 2015 Edinburgh Fringe run.

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Fred Cooke to play NUIG charity comedy gig

Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Fred Cooke.

IRISH COMIC Fred Cooke, best known from Republic of Telly, The Savage Eye, and The Liffey Laughs, headlines a charity comedy gig at NUI Galway on Monday.

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Tedfest 2015

Thu, Feb 19, 2015

TEDFEST 2015, the annual celebration of all things Father Ted returns to Galway this month with a table quiz and Toilet Duck Awards taking place in the city’s West End.

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Show Me The Funny - The Final

Thu, Feb 19, 2015

Colm O'Regan.

AFTER SIX hotly contested heats, 54 would-be comedy stars have been whittled down to the last 12 to do battle in the Show Me The Funny grand final.

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