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KEVIN BRIDGES is a comedy phenomenon. He once sold 45,000 tickets in one day. He routinely sells half a million tickets per tour. So it was no surprise all three of his Galway appearances this October sold out.
At the smoothly run and enjoyable homecoming for both minor and senior teams in Pearse Stadium on Monday, Galway minor hurling manager Jeffrey Lynskey quoted the old Meat Loaf classic “Two out of three ain’t bad” to describe Galway’s terrific 2-17 to 2-15 win over Cork in the All-Ireland minor final.
It might have been the undercard, but the minor final was entertaining and as brilliant for Galway as the latest crop of minors came up trumps against the odds, with a brilliant fearless display of hurling in Croke Park. It couldn’t have started worse for them with Brian Turnbull finishing the ball to the back of the net inside the opening 15 seconds of the game and the same man slotting over a pointed free two minutes later to leave Galway four points down and under serious pressure.
The full line-up for the Vodafone Comedy Carnival 2017 has been revealed.
Galway athletes enjoyed considerable success at the Connacht Championships in Sligo IT on Saturday.
There is no stopping Conor Dolan in this year's Galway 5km Series. The GHC athlete strode to a fourth successive win in the recent Loughrea event, clocking 16.42 for the win, ahead of Timmie Glavey of Mayo AC and Kevin Bartholomew of Craughwell AC.
KEVIN GILDEA is one of the most significant figures in Irish comedy, having founded The Comedy Cellar with Barry Murphy and Ardal O'Hanlon; and written for Alexei Sayle. He plays Galway this weekend.
IT HAS been a year since the Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh opened its doors, and over that time, audiences have laughed long and aloud at Foil, Arms & Hog, Barry Murphy, Deirdre O'Kane, Abandoman, Colin Murphy, and Al Porter.
MICHAEL MEE was, at one time, a lawyer, but hung up his chancery wig and gown for life as stand-up comedian and in demand comedy writer. The law's loss has been comedy's gain.
DEIRDRE O'KANE, Ross Browne from RTE’s The Fear, and Apres Match’s Barry Murphy are just some of the comedians coming to the Roisin Dubh on Fridays, officially making it Galway's funniest day of the week.