The best laughter is here in Galway

Thu, Apr 09, 2020

LAUGHTER IS of utmost importance right now with everything so serious and scary, and we need some levity and perspective - even if only for a second, even if the laughs turn to tears because we just need some sort of release.

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Dungeons & Naggins - live on YouTube

Tue, Apr 07, 2020

NORMALLY, A dungeon is not something you want to be trapped in. A dragon is not a creature you ever want to be face to face with, but in this time of Covid-19, they are just the kind of things you might want to escape to!

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See the Comedy KARLnival Birthday Bash on Friday

Thu, Apr 02, 2020

IT MAY be only two years on the go, but the Comedy KARLnival at the Róisín Dubh is arguably a Galway comedy institution which even the coronavirus cannot keep down.

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The Comedy KARLnival goes online

Mon, Mar 30, 2020

THE CORONAVIRUS may have stopped us from going out to see a comedy show, but it cannot stop stand-up comedy coming straight to us.

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Seann Walsh headlines the Friday night KARLnival

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

HE GOT out of Brighton, survived that Strictly Come Dancing controversy, called a recent tour After This One, I'm Going Home, but Seann Walsh is nothing if not irrepressible.

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Join Micky Bartlett on a journey into his own head

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

MICKY BARTLETT, at the age of 32, is still trying to move out of his mother's house - a phenomenon all too familiar to anyone in their twenties and early thirties in Ireland.

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Get up close and personal with Reg D Hunter

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

CONTROVERSIAL AND acclaimed, Reginald D Hunter returns to the Róisín Dubh this month for a show which will also see a set from the 83-year-old comedian Lynn Ruth Miller.

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Chris Kent - new show at Town Hall

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

CHRIS KENT has children and therefore feels guilty about his contribution to global over population. He is coming to terms with being called “well trained” for carrying out basic tasks. He also loves his clothes horse.

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Emman Idama: No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs

Thu, Mar 05, 2020

NO BLACKS, No Dogs, No Irish - once that was a sign that appeared on boarding houses in Britain, and now it serves - in a slightly altered fashion - as the title of the new show by Emman Idama.

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Genius, bonkers, it's Ross Browne

Thu, Mar 05, 2020

ROSS BROWNE has been called a “genius” by Jason Byrne and “utterly bonkers” by Lucy Kennedy. Galway can make up its own mind when he headlines the Comedy KARLnival at the Róisín Dubh.

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Fleabag at the Pálás for International Women's Day

Thu, Mar 05, 2020

FLEABAG, THE one-woman show from the brilliant Phoebe Waller-Bridge that inspired the award-winning BBC sit-com, will be screened at the Pálás Cinema for International Women's Day.

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Steve Bennett's novel twist on Dungeons & Dragons

Thu, Mar 05, 2020

YOU HAVE heard of Dungeons & Dragons, but what about Dungeons & Naggins, the comedy fantasy role playing game with drinking - which has been developed by comedian Steve Bennett.

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Dave Elliott - the funny side of fatherhood

Thu, Mar 05, 2020

DAVE ELLIOTT has been declared as "fantastic" by no less a comic than John Bishop, but these days the Northern Irish funnyman is feeling battle hardened after more than a year of fatherhood.

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Andrew Maxwell - from reality TV to Reality

Thu, Feb 27, 2020

HE SURVIVED ITV's I’m A Celebrity… and now Andrew Maxwell is making the transition from reality TV to actual reality in his new stand-up show, called Reality.

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Skint Video's Steve Gribben for the Comedy KARLnival

Thu, Feb 27, 2020

STEVE GRIBBIN is a guitar-wielding satirist from Liverpool whose scabrous comedy songs, and off the wall observations, are firmly based in rock‘n’roll and pull no punches.

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Are you ready for Farmer Michael and Kathleen?

Thu, Feb 27, 2020

FARMER MICHAEL and Kathleen, the viral comedy sensations, will be in the flesh in Galway, performing their new live show to the Town Hall Theatre on Friday March 6 at 8pm.

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Aidan Greene - Did I Stutter?

Thu, Feb 27, 2020

AIDAN GREENE had a stutter, still has a stutter, but overcame it to become a comedian admired by Tommy Tiernan, and who is now touring a show about what he call "this sexy, silent disability".

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Two nights celebrating all things Father Ted

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

FATHER TED will be celebrated in Galway with a night of stand-up and musical comedy with two of the classic sitcom's most memorable characters, as well as a DJ set, and table quiz.

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Patser Murray for the Comedy KARLnival

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

PATSER MURRAY has appeared in Love/Hate, Primeval, Can't Cope Won't Cope, and movies such as Intermission, and he was nearly in Game of Thrones. He is also a first rate stand-up.

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Julie Jay - first solo tour comes to Galway

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

JULIE JAY, described by Tommy Tiernan as “the brightest, funniest thing I’ve seen in a long time”, is embarking on her first solo tour with her show, Julie Really Love Me?

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