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On Tuesday November 13 Karl Spain and friends, Paul Marsh, Mike Morgan, and Katelyn Galvin, will take to the stage in the Róisín Dubh for the Comedy Karnival.
This pub was one of Salthill’s landmarks for over a century. It was a post office originally until Joe Crehan from Ballinasloe bought it at the end of the 19th century and converted it into a pub, grocery, and guest house. The name Ballinasloe House was quickly shortened in Salthill to ‘The Bal’. At the time Salthill village ran from here to Seapoint with a few houses further west.
"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.
Hailing from ‘The Rebel County’, Chris Kent gave up the day job as an electrician to pursue his calling in comedy. He emerged onto the Irish comedy scene in 2009 after winning the Bulmers Nuttin’ But Funny competition.
In the early 19th century, most of the area we see in our photograph would have been under water. Woodquay was so called because of the 150 feet wooden quay that ran the length of it. It was a kind of second docks for the city, attracting a lot of commercial traffic down the river. The Corrib Drainage Scheme in 1852 began to change the face of the space we are looking at, and later, when Steamer’s Quay was built, the area was gradually filled in and reclaimed.
TODAY MARKS Day 3 of the Vodafone Comedy Carnival and tonight sees the opening of the Spiegeltent, the centrepiece of festivities. The Eyre Square box office is similarly active. So, all systems go for the biggest comedy event this city has yet seen.
With less than two weeks to go to the biggest comedy festival this town has ever seen, there are tickets available for so many great shows that it’s hard to know where to start.
WITH LESS than two weeks to go to the biggest comedy festival this town has ever seen, there are still tickets available for an array of great shows at the Vodafone Comedy Carnival - so much so, it's hard to know where to start!
While summer is still firmly on the minds of everyone, Roscommon Arts Centre has moved a step ahead to unveil its autumn programme.