Róisín Dubh Comedy Showcase: Every Tuesday at Róisín Dubh

Mon, Mar 20, 2017

Róisín Dubh has long been the home of comedy in Galway. Every week, the promoters of Friday night’s “Comedy Clubh” bring us the very best of Irish and international stand up, improv and sketch acts. From Foil Arms & Hog at the Town Hall Theatre and British-Iranian comic Omid Djalili in Black Box later this month to the Vodafone Comedy Carnival in October (now a major highlight of the Irish festival calendar) they really do spoil us with top acts week in, week out.

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Keith Fox @ Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh

Thu, Mar 09, 2017

HE MAY have a bleak view of life, but he make uproarious, indeed joyous comedy, from it. He is Keith Fox, and he plays the Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh tomorrow night from 9pm.

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Edwin Sammon @ Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh

Thu, Mar 02, 2017

YOU KNOW Edwin Sammon from RTE’s Republic of Telly, and as Father Gabriel on the IFTA Award winning Bridget & Eamon. He is also an accomplished stand-up comedian, who is playing the Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh.

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Tedfest - two days of Father Ted fun and mischief

Mon, Feb 20, 2017

TEDFEST, THE annual celebration of all things Father Ted, returns to Galway with a table quiz, the Toilet Duck Awards, and appearances by actors from the legendary sit com.

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Kevin Gildea to play Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

KEVIN GILDEA is one of the most significant figures in Irish comedy, having founded The Comedy Cellar with Barry Murphy and Ardal O'Hanlon; and written for Alexei Sayle. He plays Galway this weekend.

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Andrew Maxwell: Yo Contraire

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

ANDREW MAXWELL, “one of the most significant comedians working in the country today", according to The Independent, returns to Galway to perform his latest show, Yo Contraire, at the Róisín Dubh.

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12 Years A Teacher - comedy @ Seven

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

SCHOOL DAYS have always provided a rich material for stand-up comedians, with the joke usually at the expense of the teacher. However John Caplis has turned the tables to give the teacher’s perspective.

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Des Bishop - One Day You'll Understand

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

HE MAY have been voted off Dancing With The Stars, but Des Bishop cannot be kept down, as he is currently busy touring his new show, One Day You’ll Understand, across Ireland.

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Show Me The Funny grand final 2017

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

AFTER FIVE hotly contested and sometimes controversial heats, the Show Me The Funny grand final takes place next week at The King's Head, with 12 comedians battling for a slot at this year's Electric Picnic Comedy Tent.

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Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh - The best of Tuesday, but on a Friday

Thu, Feb 09, 2017

THIS WEEK'S instalment of the Róisín Dubh Comedy Club could be described as "the best of Tuesday, but on a Friday", with a 'tapas menu' of some of the best comedians who play the Róisín's regular Tuesday Comedy Showcase.

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Show Me The Funny final heat

Thu, Feb 09, 2017

THE FIFTH and final heat of Show Me The Funny 2017 takes place in The King's Head on Monday February 13 with special guest, Eric Lalor, who many will know as Fair City bad boy, Cathal.

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Damo Clark @ Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh

Thu, Feb 02, 2017

AUSTRALIAN COMIC Damo Clark headlines the Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh this weekend, which will also be a fundraiser for the ongoing maintenance and running costs of the Jes Rowing Club.

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Show Me The Funny - Heat 4

Thu, Feb 02, 2017

THE NEXT heat of the Show Me The Funny competition takes place in The King's Head this coming Monday, and the organisers are expecting it to be "one of the toughest yet".

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Tom Green’s European Road Trip hits Galway

Mon, Jan 30, 2017

TOM GREEN'S European Road Trip 2017 is heading to Ireland, and one of his stop offs in the country will be Galway, where the Canadian comic can be expected to share his wonderfully cracked view of the world around him.

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Russell Brand - RE:BIRTH in Galway

Mon, Jan 30, 2017

THERE ARE three great questions that philosophers, theologians, mystics, and artists have sought to answer: Who am I? Where have I come from? Where am I going? These are questions Russell Brand is also asking, along with another important ponderable: Where did this baby come from?

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Tony Law - the King of post-modern nonsense'

Thu, Jan 26, 2017

TONY LAW might be the closest thing to experiencing nonsense nirvana. The Daily Telegraph crowned him "the King of post-modern nonsense", while The Guardian said he "takes post-modern stand-up to a dangerously funny new level".

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Show Me The Funny - Heat 3

Thu, Jan 26, 2017

THE THIRD heat of Show Me The Funny takes place in The King's Head on Monday January 30 at 8.30pm, where the special guest will be Operation Transformation star, the brilliant Karl Spain.

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Limmy - Scottish comedy sensation plays Galway in June

Wed, Jan 25, 2017

HE HAS been "reported to the FBI" after a recent Tweet about Donald Trump, and warned by some zealous right-wingers not to travel to the USA. So he's coming to Ireland instead this summer.

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Eric Lalor @ Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh

Thu, Jan 19, 2017

CATHAL, THE nasty charachter from Fair City, the Carrigstown bad boy you love to hate - played by the brilliant comedian Eric Lalor - is coming to wreak havoc on the Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh tomorrow night.

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Show Me The Funny - Heat 2

Thu, Jan 19, 2017

THE SECOND heat of Show Me The Funny takes place on Monday January 23 at 8pm in The King's Head with special guest John Colleary, best known for his work on Savage Eye.

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