Show Me The Funny #4

Thu, Feb 08, 2018

THE PENULTIMATE heat of Show Me The Funny takes place this Monday, February 12, at The King's Head with eight more contestants pitting their comedy chops against the judges and audience.

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Stephen Frost Improv Allstars @ the Róisín Dubh

Wed, Feb 07, 2018

BIG, BALD, bushy browed, and an improv maestro - Stephen Frost is something of a comedy legend and he will be leading his Improv Allstars into action at the Róisín Dubh next week.

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Glenn Wool - 'jaw-hurtingly funny'

Thu, Feb 01, 2018

GLENN WOOL, the comedian described as "side-splittingly, jaw-hurtingly funny” by Time Out, Sydney and as “one of the best comics in the business," by Chortle.co.uk, who also advised, "go and see him now!”, returns to Galway.

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Show Me The Funny #3

Thu, Feb 01, 2018

KEVIN MCGAHERN, the former presenter of Republic Of Telly will be the special guest at heat three of Show Me The Funny in The King's Head on Monday February 5 at 8pm.

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Alison Spittle - Worrier Princess

Thu, Jan 25, 2018

ALISON SPITTLE, one of the most popular of a new generation of Irish comedians is, as well as being very funny, also a terrible worrier. She worries so much she's decided to do a show about it. Now she's worried about making it a good show.

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PJ Gallagher - talking about D**kheads

Thu, Jan 25, 2018

"THAT GUY cracked me up for an entire afternoon that I forgot to meet my wife for lunch. It’s classic comedy but with a twist." So said one of America's leading talk show hosts, Conan O’Brien, about Irish comic PJ Gallagher.

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Show Me The Funny #2

Thu, Jan 25, 2018

THE SECOND heat of the annual Show Me The Funny competition returns to The Kings Head next Monday, with the Fred Cooke as special guest, and Gerry Mallon as MC.

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Let's go crazy with Terry Alderton

Thu, Jan 18, 2018

BACK IN 1972 Slade told Mama "weer all crazee now!". In 2018 Terry Alderton isn't just telling it to Mama, he's telling everyone - and he's made both a radio show and a new stand-up comedy show about it.

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Show Me The Funny 2018

Thu, Jan 18, 2018

IT'S BACK! Show Me The Funny, one of Ireland's major comedy competitions, returns to The King's Head this month, with emerging comedians fighting it out over the coming weeks, for the right to play Electric Picnic.

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The diverse diversity of NUIG Comedy Soc 2018

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

FOR MOST of us, January 2018 is the start of a new year, the beginning of a new cycle of 12 months, but for university students, about to begin a new semester, this is actually the half-way mark in the college calendar.

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Danny O' Brien - RaconTour

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

AFTER INHERITING a broken-down, unreliable, older-than-he-is motorcycle, award winning Irish comedian Danny O'Brien decided to take to the road on a comedic expedition.

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Neil Delamare - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Pensioner

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

ONE DAY Neil Delamere's father asked him to help deliver the Meals on Wheels. He agreed, little knowing their lives would never be the same again - except for the bits of their lives that did not change.

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Hardy Bucks @ Monroe's Live

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

HARDY BUCKS, best known for their mockumentary style video series on RTÉ and online, following the fictional exploits of a group of fellahs living in small-town Ireland, are coming to Galway.

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Brendan Grace - Salthill and Loughrea shows

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

IRELAND'S FAVOURITE funnyman, Brendan Grace, returns to Galway in 2018 to play the Salthill Hotel and the Loughrea Hotel, where he will perform some of his best loved comedy routines.

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The Viper returns to Monroe's Live

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

THE VIPER brought the house down at Monroe’s Live last month with a sell out performance, and he is set to bring his show back to the Dominick Street venue, but with a festive twist.

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Karl Marx's young years on screen

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

HE HAS appeared in the Daniel Craig James Bond films as Bond's staunchest ally, Bill Tanner, but Rory Kinnear is about to go over to the other side, playing the role of revolutionary and intellectual Karl Marx.

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Dirtbirds - internet sensation on stage in Galway

Thu, Nov 30, 2017

DIRTBIRDS, THE Irish sketch comedy duo and internet sensation, are coming out from behind the cameras, the laptops, and smartphones, and are hitting the stages around Ireland.

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David O’Doherty hits the Big Time

Thu, Nov 23, 2017

DAVID O'DOHERTY – the Ryanair Enya, the Aldi Bublé – returns to Galway with his show Big Time, an hour of talking, songs, and high good humour.

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Hear some Home Truths from Gearóid Farrelly

Thu, Nov 23, 2017

"TO BE an audience member in Farrelly’s crowd is a joy. Each joke landed perfectly...impeccable comic timing," is how Broadway Baby described Gearóid Farrelly at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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The Mad Craic Comedy Show

Thu, Nov 23, 2017

THE MAD Craic Comedy Show, The Stock Exchange Bar's comedy club, runs every Saturday, and this weekend will have stand-up from Donal Vaughan, with support from Conor Murray, John Kelly, and Ross McCarthy.

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