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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North American invasion at Comedy Carnival

Thu, Oct 13, 2016

FANS OF great stand-up will get a chance to expand their comedy horizons at this year’s Vodafone Comedy Carnival, for while the line-up is predominantly Irish or UK based, there is a huge contingent of US and Canadian comics making the trip to Galway this year.

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Johnny Candon @ Roisin Dubh Comedy Clubh

Thu, Oct 13, 2016

HE HAS appeared on Russell Howard's Good News, Revolver, The Sketch Show, and Mock The Week, and now he is coming to Galway to play the Roisin Dubh Comedy Clubh tomorrow night.

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See the stars of Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Thu, Oct 06, 2016

IN THE 1980s and 1990s, Whose Line Is It Anyway? was the cream of Channel 4’s comedy output, which spawned a host of spin-offs and led to the hugely successful US series of the same name.

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Ten things you didn’t know about the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Comedians

Thu, Oct 06, 2016

The Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway kicks off on Tuesday the 25th of October and runs until Monday the 31st. Get to know the perfomers a little bit better with these:

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Donal Vaughan @ Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh

Thu, Oct 06, 2016

AFTER THREE weeks of the Irish Comedian of the Year competition, it is time to get back to regular comedy nights at the Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh, and getting the ball rolling is Donal Vaughan.

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Brendan Grace is coming to Moycullen

Thu, Oct 06, 2016

BRENDAN GRACE, Ireland's much loved and legendary comedian, will bring his It's A Funny Old World show to The Forge Pub, Moycullen, this Saturday at 8pm.

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Absurdist Aussie for comedy festival

Thu, Sep 29, 2016

IF YOU can deal with seeing a man wheel on to stage wearing a karate outfit, roller-skates and prosthetic kangaroo claws, if you can witness some partial nudity for a good cause; and if you want one long joyous laugh, you need to see Sam Simmons.

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Irish Comedian Of The Year semi-final

Thu, Sep 29, 2016

THE FIRST semi-final of the Irish Comedian of the Year Competition takes place tomorrow [Friday September 30] at the Roisin Dubh Comedy Clubh, featuring the cream of the country's emerging new comedy talent.

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Tommy Tiernan to perform extra Vodafone Comedy Carnival show

Thu, Sep 22, 2016

TOMMY TIERNAN is set to perform an extra show in next month's Vodafone Comedy Carnival, as he has agreed to replace the contractually indisposed The Boy With Tape On His Face on Sunday October 30.

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Irish Comedian Of The Year @ Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh

Thu, Sep 22, 2016

SCOTLAND, ENGLAND, and Wales have one, but Ireland, despite regularly producing world-class comedians, has never had an Irish Comedian of The Year Competition - not until now that is.

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Comedy and clowns for all the clan

Thu, Sep 15, 2016

THE VODAFONE Comedy Carnival Galway is not just about show and laughter for adults, there will be shows suitable for families and young comedy fans as well. Here is our guide to the best under-18s events at the festival.

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Comedy Clubh to host Irish Comedian of the Year heats

Thu, Sep 15, 2016

FOR ANY comedian trying to make his/her way in the world, it is important to put something on the poster after his/her name other than ‘Mammy thinks I’m funny’. that is why there is now the Irish Comedian of the Year competition.

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Conal Gallen - Only Joking at the Town Hall

Thu, Sep 15, 2016

CONAL GALLEN, the Donegal comedian, returns to the Town Hall Theatre on Friday September 30, with his new, one man stand-up, two hour show, Only Joking.

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Sofie Hagen - confessional intimacy, laser-guided gags

Thu, Sep 08, 2016

WE GET to enjoy comedy from many countries - England, Canada, the USA, Australia - but this is all from the Anglosphere, it is more rare we get to experience comedy from continental Europe.

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Danny O’Brien @ Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh

Thu, Sep 08, 2016

AHEAD OF his appearance at next month's Vodafone Comedy Carnival, there is a chance to catch Danny O’Brien up close and personal at the Róisín Dubh comedy Clubh tomorrow from 8.30pm.

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Waterford Whispers News @ Comedy Carnival

Thu, Sep 08, 2016

IRELAND'S GREATEST, funniest, and most penetratingly astute satirists since Scrap Saturday, Waterford Whispers News will make their Galway debut at next month's Vodafone Comedy Carnival.

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