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GONE ARE the days when Fred Cooke was best known as Fergus from the Spar TV ads. These days, the guitar wielding Irish comedian has a CV that can justifiably proclaim 'rising star'.
KEVIN MCGAHERN, the former host of Republic Of Telly, the man described by Hot Press as “one of Ireland’s quirkiest stand-ups", is making a welcome return to Galway to play the Róisín Dubh's Comedy KARLnival.
TOTALLY WIRED, described by The Irish Times as "Ireland’s answer to Flight of the Conchords", but who describe themselves as "Ireland’s oldest and least successful boy band", are coming back to the Róisín Dubh.
GALWAY AUDIENCES have a chance to become part of comedy history as Flight of the Conchords star, Rhys Darby, is shooting his live comedy special in the Town Hall Theatre this October.
DANNY O’BRIEN has been in prison. No, he has not been incarcerated, nor has he committed any misdemeanours. The comedian was performing stand-up sets for in-mates of Mountjoy and Wheatfield gaols - an experience which has inspired his latest show, Lock-In.
“SOME PEOPLE have told me I’m grumpy; it’s not something I’m aware of. It’s not like I walk around poking children in the eye...not very small ones anyway." So says Dylan Moran, about himself.
LISA CASEY, the reigning Irish Comedian Of The Year, is at the Róisín Dubh next week, headlining the latest instalment of the Dominick Street venue's Comedy KARLnival night.
The Comedy Karnival will kick off next Tuesday (and every Tuesday) with Karl Spain and friends Tom O’Mahony, Tomie James, and Margaret McHugh at Róisín Dubh.
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.
Write Now is a Mayo Art Service and Film Mayo event for Mayo writers that will take place on Saturday, December 9 in Breaffy House, Castlebar. In the morning there will be presentations by three professional writers; Elizabeth Reapy (fiction writer), Eugene O’Brien (screenwriter) and Eva O’Connor (playwright). This is an opportunity for established or budding Mayo writers to come along and enjoy presentations focusing on three different writing forms.