The Cuban Brothers - break-dancing in skimpy swimming trunks

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

BORN INTO the Havana of the 1970s, nurtured on a diet of soulful, sexy tunes, and inspired by Cuban mythology, The Cuban Brothers are entertainment personified with their high energy shows combining music, riotous comedy, and sensational dancing.

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Welcome back Reginald D Hunter

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

"A CLASS system is something you use to discriminate against someone who looks like you.” Never a truer word was spoken, and Reginald D Hunter is a comedian who speaks with authority and wit on issues of class and race.

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The Office Quiz with Ewen MacIntosh

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

THE OFFICE was first broadcast on BBC2 in 2001. Created and written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, it centred on the lives of employees at the fictional Wernham Hogg Paper Company, with Gervais playing central character David Brent.

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Terry Alderton plays the Comedy KARLnival

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

PEEK INSIDE the technicolor mind of one of Britain’s finest comic talents, and you will find Terry Alderton desperately doing battle with 'The Voices', two unpredictable and hilarious voices inside the Englishman's head.

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Bingo with Bennett and Sharpe

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

THE BINGO! with Irish Comedian of The Year 2016 Steve Bennett and the flamboyant phenomenon that is Steven Sharpe, will see another night of madcap comedy bingo at the Róisín Dubh.

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Phil Jupitus - the Renaissance man of British comedy

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

IS PHILL Jupitus the Renaissance man of British comedy? He is a poet, stand-up comedian, improviser, actor, artist, radio presenter, TV stalwart, and DJ. He certainly is a man with many strings to his bow.

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Rhys Darby bring his Mystic Time Bird to Galway

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

GALWAY AUDIENCES have a chance to become part of comedy history as Flight of the Conchords star, Rhys Darby, is shooting his live comedy special in the Town Hall Theatre this October.

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Brexit's coming and the pub landlord has something to say about it

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

WHEN COMEDIAN Al Murray launched his political bid against Nigel Farage at the 2015 British general election, he declared: “It seem to me that the UK is ready for a bloke waving a pint around, offering common sense solutions.”

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Dylan Moran and Dr Cosmos

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

“SOME PEOPLE have told me I’m grumpy; it’s not something I’m aware of. It’s not like I walk around poking children in the eye...not very small ones anyway." So says Dylan Moran, about himself.

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Three chances to see Sean Lock

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

"I'M JUST organised. I always put a bit of butter on the knife before bed." That's how Sean Lock describes himself. The Times describes him as "gloriously intelligent, deliciously unlikely and hilariously funny".

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Edwin Sammon to headline next Comedy KARLnival

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

BETWEEN HIS stand-up sets and his TV roles as Fr Gabriel in Bridget and Eamon, and co-presenter on Republic Of Telly, Edwin Sammon has emerged as one of the most popular comedians in the country.

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Vodafone Comedy Carnival 2018 line-up announced

Thu, Aug 23, 2018

DYLAN MORAN, Sean Lock, Reginald D Hunter, Jason Byrne, Rich Hall, Milton Jones, Gina Yashere, Joel Dommett, Rhys Darby, Enya Martin, Al Murray and Dermot & Dave are just some of the stand-up superstars heading to Galway for this year’s Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway 2018.

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Comedy Carnival to be launched at the Comedy KARLnival

Thu, Aug 23, 2018

YOU KNOW Joel Dommett. He was a finalist in 2016’s I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here and appeared in BBC 3's Impractical Jokers and E4's Skins. The next time he appears will be on stage, marking the launch of the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway.

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Giz A Laugh's Enya Martin comes to the Comedy KARLnival

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

ENYA MARTIN, the writer, creator, and comedian best known for her Giz A Laugh Facebook page, which has more than 260,000 followers worldwide and growing, headlines the next Comedy KARLnival at the Róisín Dubh.

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Tim Vine, the Sunset Milk Idiot, comes to Galway

Thu, Aug 09, 2018

For the first time ever, the master of the one-liner himself – Tim Vine – is bringing his stand-up tour to eight venues in Ireland, including Galway's Town Hall Theatre on Wednesday September 5.

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Róisín Dubh Comedy presents Comedy KARLnival with KARL SPAIN & friends

Thu, Aug 09, 2018

Apart from being one of the most in demand comics in the land, John Colleary has also co written and starred in IFTA nominated shows, The Savage Eye (RTÉ 2) and Irish Pictorial Weekly (RTÉ 1).

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Jason Byrne - got to be starting something

Thu, Aug 02, 2018

'YOU CAN Come In But Don't Start Anything' is not a warning that will be issued to audiences coming to see Jason Byrne next year. Rather this very Irish expression is the title of his new show.

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Pat McDonnell returns to the Comedy KARLnival

Thu, Aug 02, 2018

WHILE HE will always be best known for his Daniel O'Donnell spoofing Eoin McLove character on Father Ted, it should never be forgotten that Pat McDonnell is also one of Ireland’s most accomplished and respected stand-up comedians.

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Kevin Gildea - a comedian, and maybe an astronaut?

Thu, Jul 26, 2018

KEVIN GILDEA is one of the most important figures in Irish comedy, having been in the pioneering sketch group Mr Trellis, with Barry Murphy and Ardal O' Hanlon, with whom he also co-founded The Comedy Cellar, Dublin's longest-running comedy club.

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Bingo, balls, and Bennett

Thu, Jul 26, 2018

THE BINGO!, a comedy bingo show that will be "weird and silly and a lot of fun" is coming to the Róisín Dubh, hosted by Irish Comedian Of The Year 2016 winner Steve Bennett and singer-songwriter Steven Sharpe.

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