Show Me The Funny returns for 2017

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

SHOW ME The Funny, Ireland's biggest competition for up and coming comedians, returns to The King's Head for 2017 with the first of five heats taking place on Monday January 16 at 8pm.

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Christmas laughs at the Comedy Clubh

Thu, Dec 15, 2016

THE FINAL Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh of 2016 takes place this week and will be headlined by a man Des Bishop calls "the king of underground comedy in Ireland" - Tommy Nicholson.

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Brendan Grace - New Year Galway shows

Thu, Dec 15, 2016

IRELAND'S favourite funnyman, Brendan Grace, makes a welcome return to Galway in 2017, when he brings his It's A Funny Old World show to Salthill and Ballinasloe in January.

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Tommy Tiernan's new TV chat show starts in January

Mon, Dec 12, 2016

HE HAS been a guest on The David Letterman Show and The Late Late Show, starred in sitcoms for Channel 4, fronted his own BBC and RTÉ series, and hosted radio programmes, but come the New Year, Tommy Tiernan will be hosting his own TV chat show.

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Joe Rooney @ Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh

Thu, Dec 08, 2016

JOE ROONEY is best known as 'gurrier priest' Fr Damo from Father Ted, barfly Timmy Higgins on Killinaskully, and from his appearances on Red Rock, but he is also a first rate stand-up and improv comedian.

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Fred Cooke @ Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh

Thu, Dec 01, 2016

TOMMY TIERNAN says he has "the real spirit of the clown in him”. The Munster Express praised his “high octane, manic brand of surreal genius”. He is Fred Cooke and he plays the Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh.

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John Bishop - Winging It all the way to Galway

Mon, Nov 28, 2016

JOHN BISHOP, Liverpool's favourite son and one of the best loved comedians in the business, will play two nights in Galway as part of his Winging It Around Ireland tour which takes place throughout September 2017.

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See Chris Kent @ Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh

Thu, Nov 17, 2016

CHRIS KENT, who has appeared on Russell Howard's Stand Up Central, and who "breathes new life into anecdotal comedy" according to The List, is the next comic to play the Róisín Dubh Comedy Club.

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Patrick McDonnell @ Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh

Thu, Nov 10, 2016

HE WAS Eoin McLove in Father Ted, Dougal Maguire's nemesis, and a character who became an instant classic with such lines as, "Go away! I don't want to catch the menopause!" and "I’ve no willy’".

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Tommy Tiernan - Out Of The Whirlwind

Tue, Nov 08, 2016

OUT OF The Whirlwind, the new DVD from Tommy Tiernan, capturing the Irish comic's Edinburgh Comedy Festival 2016 show, will be released on DVD on Friday November 18.

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Tommy Tiernan - extra Galway dates for Under The Influence

Wed, Nov 02, 2016

TOMMY TIERNAN has added three extra dates to his new Under The Influence tour. Two of those shows will be at the Seapoint Ballroom in Salthill, taking place on Wednesday December 21 and Thursday 22.

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John Colleary @ Roisin Dubh Comedy Clubh

Wed, Nov 02, 2016

HIS TALES of getting lost in County Kerry, while taking directions from a pub owner was one of the highlights of last week's Vodafone Comedy Carnival 2016, while his re-imaging of Michael D Higgins as a Donal Trump type-character were also side-splitting.

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Karl Spain’s Late Night KARLnival

Thu, Oct 27, 2016

IT IS one of the highlights of the Vodafone Comedy Carnival. It is one of the festival's must see shows. It is where the comedians take to the stage for an unscripted, edge of the seat set, featuring some of their darkest material.

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Al Porter, Ross Browne, and The Rubberbandits for OTT Wrestling

Thu, Oct 27, 2016

AL PORTER in a leotard, WWE legends X-Pac and Chris Hero, The Fear's Ross Browne, and somewhere in the middle of it all, the Rubberbandits, all gathered together for a night of insane wrestling mayhem.

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Irish Comedian of the Year grand final line-up

Thu, Oct 27, 2016

THE VODAFONE Comedy Carnival is already underway and this year sees a number of innovations such as Bob’s BlundaBus - a double decker bus parked in Eyre Square, hosting affordable shows for adults and children, including stand-up, gameshows hipster bingo, and podcasts.

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Busy as a Bea…

Thu, Oct 20, 2016

AISLING BEA, the multi-award-winning, multi-tasking, stand-up comedian, writer, and actor, is set to be one of the highlights of next week's Vodafone Comedy Carnival, and Galway will have a chance to catch her twice at the festival.

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Get ready for the largest gathering of clowns in Ireland

Thu, Oct 20, 2016

WITH HALLOWEEN around the corner, both the online and real worlds are suffering from a ‘killer clown’ craze which does a disservice to a noble art form. In Galway, Halloween occurs on the final day of the Vodafone Comedy Carnival – probably the largest gathering of true clowns in Ireland.

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Karl Spain to play Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh

Thu, Oct 20, 2016

KARL SPAIN, a recent star of RTÉ’s Operation Transformation, who has delighted comedy audiences for years with his razor sharp wit and sense of mischief, plays the Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh tomorrow from 9pm.

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Invasion of the body slammers

Wed, Oct 19, 2016

AL PORTER in a leotard; muscular American wrestlers Chris Hero and X-Pac; somewhere in the middle of it all the Rubberbandits; and all part of the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway - this is set to be the most hilariously homoerotic fun since Top Gun!

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The Dan Band - 'Dan, That’s Funny’

Thu, Oct 13, 2016

WHETHER YOU know it or not, The Dan Band is the most popular wedding band in the world. Nobody can nail a 1980s classic better than Dan Finnerty as Galway will find out at this month's Vodafone Comedy Carnival.

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