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PAUL CURRIE'S comedy is like few others on the circuit right now. It is a compelling mixture of sketch comedy, theatre of the absurd, puppetry, slapstick, and mime, delivered with great physicality and energy, and usually, without the comic uttering a single word.
KEVIN GILDEA is one of the most important figures in Irish comedy, having been in the pioneering sketch group Mr Trellis, with Barry Murphy and Ardal O' Hanlon, with whom he also co-founded The Comedy Cellar, Dublin's longest-running comedy club.
More than 15,000 comedy fans are set to arrive in the city during the October Bank Holiday weekend to attend the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway, an event which is expected to boost the local economy by at least €5 million.
DAVID MCSAVAGE, "the comic equivalent of dynamite fishing," according to the Official Edinburgh Fringe Magazine, and "one of Ireland’s funniest comedians," says The Irish Mirror, comes to the Róisín Dubh this weekend.
BITE CLUB was chock a block with eager punters on Monday evening for the programme launch of this year’s Galway Theatre Festival, and once again festival manager Máiréad Ní Chróinín and her team have put together a mouth-watering array of exciting, challenging, and entertaining shows.
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.
Every year Mayo County Council offers two bursary awards to artists born or living in Mayo, to enable them to spend two weeks at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig in Monaghan. Each bursary covers the costs for a two-week period, plus the use of a studio if relevant. There are a variety of artist work spaces available including studios, a music room for composers and musicians, a multi-media room and a large rehearsal and performance space.
CTRL+ALT+DELAMERE, the new show by one of Ireland's best loved comedians, Neil Delamere, comes to Galway city and county for two performances in 2016.
SIMON COWELL called her “risky, edgy and a very naughty girl", while Hotpress declared her "consistently excellent". She is Niamh Marron, and she headlines the next installment of the Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh tomorrow at 9pm.