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THE PUBLICATION of Karl MacDermott's short story collection Juggling With Turnips – in which there is little juggling, other than the metaphorical sort, and not one single turnip – sees the comedy writer and occasional stand-up, widen his repertoire by adding ‘writer of short comic fiction’ to the list of things he successfully does.
WHAT WOULD it be like to live inside the head of Northern Irish comedian Paul Currie? It would be quite the trip considering his surrealist, wild, imagination has produced some of the most startling and original comedy of recent years.
WITH HALLOWEEN around the corner, both the online and real worlds are suffering from a ‘killer clown’ craze which does a disservice to a noble art form. In Galway, Halloween occurs on the final day of the Vodafone Comedy Carnival – probably the largest gathering of true clowns in Ireland.
HE HAS appeared on Russell Howard's Good News, Revolver, The Sketch Show, and Mock The Week, and now he is coming to Galway to play the Roisin Dubh Comedy Clubh tomorrow night.
ONE OF the best and brightest weirdos in the comedy business is coming back to Galway - by popular demand. Paul Currie, the Belfast man who wears a beard but no pants, plays the Big Fancy Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh, tomorrow [Friday January 29] at 8.30pm.
IT ARRIVED last September with a name people thought was a typo, but as soon as they said it out loud, the penny dropped, and it made perfect, quirkily comedic, sense. Since then it has been onwards and upwards for the Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh.
JOHNNY CANDON, one of the godfathers of Irish comedy, and one of the nation's sought after and experienced stand-ups, who has appeared on Russell Howard's Good News and Mock The Week, is coming to Galway.
"PEOPLE SHOULD expect the unexpected from The Waterboys,” band leader Mike Scott declared recently. However as Stewart Lee recently noted at his comedy festival gig, the band can be expected to play 'Whole Of The Moon' as an encore.
THERE IS less than a week to go to opening night of the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway, and with ticket sales surging 20 per cent ahead of last year, it is no wonder Dylan Moran, Nina Conti, Jason Manford, Ardal O'Hanlon, and Stewart Lee have sold out already.
GALLANT it was not. Neither was it dashing. Even less was it sophisticated, but in spite of all that, Tiffany Stevenson admits that Galway was where she was treated to "the best chat-up line I've ever heard".