Jon Kenny in The Matchmaker

Thu, Apr 10, 2014

ONE OF Ireland’s greatest comic talents, Jon Kenny, joins much-loved Irish actor Mary McEvoy in a new revival of Michael Scott’s iconic production of John B Keane’s The Matchmaker which comes to the Town Hall Theatre.

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Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience

Thu, Mar 20, 2014

THE MADNESS, mayhem, and hilarity of Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience, returns to Galway for one night only at The Salthill Hotel.

Basil, Sybil, and Manuel will guide you to your table, serve you your meal, and aski if ‘Everything is alright?’ throughout the evening. However, with Basil being manic, Sybil domineering, and Manuel being Manuel, everything that can go wrong, does.

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Comedy with Maxwell and Bishop

Thu, Mar 06, 2014

ANDREW MAXWELL and Des Bishop, two of Ireland’s greatest comics, bring their new stand-up shows to the Róisín Dubh this month.

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The Chekhov Technique for comedy

Thu, Feb 27, 2014

THE CHEKHOV technique for actors is often associated with performing tragedy and intense situations, but it can be used for comedies as well.

Core Theatre College has spaces left for its ‘Comedy and Chekov Technique’ workshop, to be given by theatre director Max Hafler and actress Sarah O’Toole from March 11 to April 10, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 6.30pm to 9.30pm.

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The Chekhov Technique for comedy

Thu, Jan 23, 2014

THE CHEKHOV technique for actors is often associated with performing tragedy and intense situations, but it can be used for comedies as well.

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British comedy to kick start new GFS season

Thu, Jan 16, 2014

JIM BROADBENT, best known for roles in Only Fools and Horses and Cloud Atlas, stars in Le Weekend, which is to be screened by the Galway Film Society.

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Triple treat of comedy excellence

Thu, Dec 12, 2013

COMEDIANS MARK Thomas, Sean Hughes, and Jason Byrne are confirmed to play the Róisín Dubh and ‘Róisín Dubh presents...’ shows in 2014.

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Danny Dowling @ the Galway Comedy Festival

Thu, Oct 24, 2013

HE MAY call himself “Ireland’s slowest rising comedy star!” but Danny Dowling is all over this year’s Galway Comedy Festival both as a participant and an MC of what could be among the festival’s wildest and most outrageous nights.

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Set List - comedy without a safety net

Thu, Oct 24, 2013

SET LIST is the ultimate test of a comedian’s creative and improvisational skills. With no script to fall back on, it is truly comedy without a safety net.

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Comedy festival shows @ The King’s Head

Thu, Oct 17, 2013

PHILL JUPITUS, stars from Fr Ted, rising star Colm O’Regan, and the screening of a comedy documentary take place in The King’s Head for the Galway Comedy Festival.

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Comedy fest shows not to miss

Thu, Oct 17, 2013

TWO SHOWS not to miss at this year’s Galway Comedy Festival are the Mad Hatters Tea Party and Gunther’s Sunday Roast, featuring an eclectic, eccentric array of comics.

Hosted by New Zealand born Galway based comic and Come Dine With Me Ireland winner Danny Dowling, The Mad Hatters Tea Party takes place in Kelly’s, Bridge Street, on Thursday October 24 at 8pm.

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Laughs for youngsters - Comedy Club 4 Kids

Thu, Oct 10, 2013

THERE WILL be laughs for the whole family, and especially for children, when comedians from Galway Comedy Festival 2013 play the Comedy Club For Kids.

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Laughs for youngsters - Comedy Club 4 Kids

Thu, Oct 10, 2013

THERE WILL be laughs for the whole family, and especially for children, when comedians from Galway Comedy Festival 2013 play the Comedy Club For Kids.

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Ted from Scrubs @ comedy festival

Thu, Oct 03, 2013

THERE IS an episode of Family Guy where Peter Griffin is visiting the hospital and says excitedly “Will Scrubs be here?” One of the characters he may have in mind was Ted, played by Sam Lloyd.

Sam Lloyd is bringing his critically acclaimed one-man show, Fully Committed, to the Galway Comedy Festival, for three nights, from Friday October 25 to Sunday 27, at 7.30pm, in An Taibhdhearc Theatre.

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Bobcat Goldthwait to play comedy festival

Thu, Oct 03, 2013

Bobcat Goldthwait, the man who opened for Nirvana on their last North American tour, star of the Police Academy films and several HBO specials, is coming to the Bulmers Galway Comedy Festival.

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Second Kevin Bridges show for comedy festival

Thu, Oct 03, 2013

KEVIN BRIDGES’ Galway Comedy Festival show on Sunday October 27 sold out in record time so a second show has just been announced for Monday 28 at the Radisson Live Lounge.

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What are you going to in the Galway Comedy Festival?

Thu, Sep 26, 2013

“THE MOST wasted of all days is one without laughter,” said the poet e e cummings, so don’t let the October Bank Holiday Weekend go to waste, as there are seven days of laughter to be had at the Bulmers Galway Comedy Festival.

The comedy festival runs from Tuesday October 22 to Monday 28 and will see more than 50 Irish, Britain, and North American comedians performing across 13 different venues in the city.

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Five chances to see Phill Jupitus at the comedy festival

Thu, Sep 26, 2013

PHILL JUPITUS is talking over Galway for the October Bank Holiday weekend as there will be no fewer than five chances to see him during the Bulmer’s Galway Comedy Festival.

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Comedy festival stand-up showdown

Thu, Sep 26, 2013

A COMEDIAN stands on stage, alone with a microphone. There are a hundred or so strangers in the room and the comic has two minutes to make them laugh. Can s/he do it?

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What are you going to in the Galway Comedy Festival?

Thu, Sep 26, 2013

“THE MOST wasted of all days is one without laughter,” said the poet e e cummings, so don’t let the October Bank Holiday Weekend go to waste, as there are seven days of laughter to be had at the Bulmers Galway Comedy Festival.

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