Garvey’s comedy open mic night

Thu, Apr 07, 2011

THE WEEKLY Stand Up Open Mic night at Garvey’s Hotel and Bar, Eyre Square, takes place tonight from 10pm and will also be raising funds for the Galway Volunteer Centre.

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Comedy open mic @ Garvey’s

Thu, Mar 31, 2011

GARVEY’S HOTEL and Bar in Eyre Square is hosting a new weekly stand up comedy open mic night which takes place every Thursday.

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Craic Attack - New All-Ireland comedy talent search

Thu, Mar 24, 2011

CRAIC ATTACK, the new All-Ireland comedy talent search is coming to Galway and will take place in Kelly’s, Bridge Street, on Tuesday April 5 at 8pm.

The event will see aspiring comedians take to the stage in the hope of getting a chance of winning the main prize - a slot at this year’s Cat Laughs Comedy Festival from June 2 to 6. The Galway event is part of a series of regional heats. The final takes place in Dublin on May 25.

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Kudos - Galway’s new comedy club

Thu, Feb 24, 2011

TOMORROW NIGHT sees the opening of County Galway’s newest comedy club - Kudos nightclub, at Keanes bar and restaurant, in Oranmore.

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Comedian Tim FitzHigham @ NUIG

Thu, Feb 03, 2011

COMEDIAN TIM FitzHigham will perform his hit Edinburgh Fringe show Gentleman Adventurer in the Bailey Allen Hall, NUI, Galway on Tuesday at 9.30pm.

FitzHigham is like an amalgamation of Monty Python and represents a lost idea of the classic British eccentric. He has conquered rivers in boats made of paper, rowed to France in a bathtub, run across deserts in suits of armour, and nearly died taking inflatable rubber things down Olympic ski slopes. In Gentleman Adventurer he will regale audiences with tales of his latest feats of endurance.

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Do you think you are a comedian?

Thu, Feb 03, 2011

HAVE YOU ever been to a comedy gig and thought ‘I could do that’? Well, now is your chance with a new competition from The King’s Head in association with Bulmers.

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Rising comedy star Jack Whitehall to play Róisín Dubh

Thu, Jan 27, 2011

HE IS only in his early twenties but English comedian Jack Whitehall has already made a remarkable impact upon the comedy world.

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Scotland’s rising comedy start to play Galway this month

Thu, Dec 09, 2010

KEVIN BRIDGES, the Scottish comedian who is one of the star’s of Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow and BBC One’s Live at the Apollo series is coming to Galway.

Kevin will play the Róisín Dubh on Sunday December 19 at 8.30pm where he will perform a full solo show of two 45 minutes slots with an interval.

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Rising comedy star Roisin Conaty to play Laughter Lounge

Thu, Nov 25, 2010

ROISIN CONATY, the pulchritudinous Co Kerry born, London based comic, described by Time Out as “a seriously talented young lady” is coming to Galway.

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A weekend of laughs at the Galway Comedy Festival

Thu, Oct 21, 2010

THE GALWAY Comedy Festival is on and the city is set for a weekend of laughs with comics like David O’Doherty, Dead Cat Bounce, Andrew Maxwell, and Phill Jupitus.

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The best of English @ Galway Comedy Festival

Thu, Sep 30, 2010

IF YOU are ever asked ‘What have the English ever done for the world?’ you can resist the temptation to mention such vile things as imperialism and X-Factor, and reply instead: comedy.

From the satires of Alexander Pope to the comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan, to The Goon Show, Monty Python, The League of Gentlemen, and Shawn Of The Dead, the English have excelled in the art of making us all have a laugh.

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Maeve Higgins @ Galway Comedy Festival

Thu, Sep 23, 2010

MAEVE HIGGINS, one of the best and most popular comedians on the Irish circuit will play two shows at next month’s Galway Comedy Festival.

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Launch of new on-line comedy series in Galway

Thu, Sep 09, 2010

LIFE COACH, the new on-line comedy series from local comedians Giles Brody and Bob Hennigan, will be launched tonight.

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Hilarious black comedy Kick-Ass takes the superhero genre into uncharted waters

Thu, Aug 19, 2010

KICK-ASS has just been released on DVD and the controversial comic book film packs a powerful punch with fast paced action scenes, a thoroughly entertaining script, and lots of laugh out loud moments.

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FIRST FRIDAY COMEDY CLUB AT THE CO-OP

Thu, May 27, 2010

FOLLOWING THE spectacular launch in early May, the monthly 'First Friday' Comedy Club at the CO-OP Moycullen continues on the Bank Holiday weekend with another strong line-up on Friday June 4. Stand-up comic,voice over artist,writer and actor Joe Rooney has many strings to his huge and acomplished bow.

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Michael Mee headlining a new night of comedy

Thu, May 27, 2010

On Saturday May 29 John Donnellan and Danny Dowling will showcase a night of new jokes, spoofs, and sketches at the Comedy Comedy gig in the Róisín Dubh. Headlining will be Michael Mee who has been described by Time Out New York as ‘Woody Allen with a Cork brogue’. The Irish Times described his performance as simply ‘hilarious’.

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A charity comedy showdown

Thu, May 13, 2010

A COMEDY showdown, in aid of the Irish Cancer Society, featuring 16 comedians, will take place in Kelly’s, Bridge Street, on Sunday at 8.30pm.

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New comedy club at Moycullen’s The Co-Op

Thu, Apr 29, 2010

GERRY MALLON, who ran the Comedy Club in Cuba* for many years is back with a new club, The First Friday Comedy Club in The Co-Op in Moycullen.

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Comedy rap with the Rubberbandits

Thu, Apr 22, 2010

IMAGINE AN edition of Prime Time where the topics were Limerick gangs, sniffing glue as an aphrodisiac, and encounters with ‘larger ladies’ and horses, well, that’s a Rubberbandits show.

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TG4 comedy series nominated for awards

Thu, Apr 22, 2010

AN CRISIS, the new comedy series on TG4, has been nominated for a number of awards at the Monte Carlo Television Festival 2010.

The series is broadcast on TG4 on Wednesdays at 10.30pm with a repeat on Saturdays at 8.45pm. It chronicles the strange world of An Chomhairle Teanga, an Irish language organisation, its director Setanta De Paor (Risteárd Cooper) who has to grapple with Government cutbacks, media scrutiny, questionable projects, a new Minister, and a series of oddball colleagues.

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