Saturday night comedy...and some of it live from the Róisín Dubh

Thu, Jun 25, 2020

JOE ROONEY, a legend of Irish comedy; Enya Martin, internet sensation turned stage sensation; and a host of Galway comics will be performing for your pleasure this Saturday.

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Start the weekend with laughter

Thu, Jun 11, 2020

TERRY ALDERTON is no stranger to Galway, having perfumed at the city's Vodafone Comedy Carnival on numerous occasions, and tomorrow Galwegians will see Terry perform his first online show.

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Friday night's alright for laughing

Thu, May 28, 2020

GALWAY'S FAVOURITE grouchiest comedy cowboy; the man who wrote Ireland's funniest joke; and a comic who put in a memorable performance in It's All Gone Pete Tong, will be live in your living room tomorrow (Friday May 29) evening.

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Laugh, and the world will be laughing with you

Thu, May 14, 2020

GALWAY WILL be part of an international comedy festival taking place this Saturday, online, as the world unites across 24 hours to enjoy as feast of laughter in spite of the lockdown.

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Get laughing with the Róisín Dubh Online KARLnival

Thu, Apr 30, 2020

THE LOCKDOWN is no laughing matter, but who says we cannot laugh during the lockdown? Right now, humour is essential to keeping the spirits up and a vital respite from these challenging times.

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Tuesday night's alright for laughing!

Tue, Apr 28, 2020

THE LOCKDOWN is no laughing matter, but who says we cannot laugh during the lockdown? Right now, humour is essential to keeping the spirits up and a vital respite from these challenging times.

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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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