Tommy Tiernan to play Róisín Dubh in January

Tue, Nov 23, 2021

2022 IN Galway will begin with huge laughs when Tommy Tiernan performs the warm-up shows for his Tomfoolery tour at the Róisín Dubh.

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Steve Hughes: Are You Serious?

Thu, Oct 21, 2021

Outspoken Australian comedy legend Steve Hughes is returning to Ireland with his first full length show in six years. A world class comedy performer and former thrash metal drummer, Steve is known the globe over for his hard hitting, take no prisoners stand up. Having lived here back in 1999 Steve is no stranger to Ireland or indeed Galway, where some of his Roisin Dubh appearances achieved heights other comedians can only dream of.

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Galway Comedy Festival 2021 - Just one week to go

Tue, Oct 12, 2021

GALWAY COMEDY Festival kicks off next Tuesday, and with shows right through to Monday October 25, excitement is mounting in the City of the Tribes. With 45 shows across seven days and fun-filled nights, Galway really is the place to be this October Bank Holiday weekend.

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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience – one million happy customers

Wed, Oct 06, 2021

MORE THAN one million people have seen Faulty Towers The Dining Experience, the internationally acclaimed homage to the classic BBC sitcom - and it is coming back to the Galway Comedy Festival.

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Rich Hall added to Galway Comedy Festival line-up

Tue, Sep 28, 2021

THE SINGING cowboy of comedy, the inspiration for The Simpsons Moe Szyslak, and a Galway favourite, Rich Hall is coming to the 2021 Galway Comedy Festival.

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‘Comedians are delighted to see the Galway Comedy Festival coming back’

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

“Laughter is the best medicine, it is important for our mental health, for audiences, for the people working in the industry, and also for comedians themselves. They use it as therapy, it’s their only release. You can’t really do it on Instagram, you have to do it live.”

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Galway Comedy Festival returns in October

Wed, Sep 08, 2021

IRELAND'S BIGGEST festival of comedy comes roaring back to Galway this October Bank Holiday, and organisers are planning a triumphant return for this week-long festival of fun.

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Tom O’Mahony’s Buckshot podcast at The Grand Auld Stretch

Thu, Aug 19, 2021

GALWAY HAS a chance to make Irish podcasting and comedic history by being part of the 200th episode of Tom ‘Bear’ O’Mahony’s Buckshot podcast, which will be recorded in the city this week

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Reginald D Hunter brings new show, Bombe Shuffleur, to Róisín Dubh

Tue, Jun 15, 2021

CLIMATE CHANGE, Brexit, the Alt.Right, economic downturns, the Covid-19 pandemic. What could Reginald D Hunter possibly say that could offend or upset you?

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Joke Pedalers - a comedy club on wheels

Tue, May 25, 2021

WE HAVE all seen them - large groups of tourists, hen or stag parties, on the pedal powered bikes, cycling around Galway, listening to loud music, having the craic, and thought, “That looks fun”. Well here is your chance.

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Nina Conti to bring Róisín Dubh’s online comedy shows to a close - for now

Wed, May 05, 2021

FROM THE moment that Covid-19 called a halt to pretty much everything, Róisín Dubh Comedy - the people behind Galway Comedy Festival - have been fighting the good fight and keeping us laughing during the lockdowns.

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Seann Walsh - live from London to Galway

Mon, Apr 26, 2021

SEANN WALSH, described by the London Evening Standard as “one of comedy’s hottest properties” and “one of the most entertaining observational comics on the block" by The Independent, headlines the next online Comedy KARLnival.

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Friday night comedy - live from Galway and Edinburgh

Mon, Apr 12, 2021

FIVE WORLD class comedians, in two studios with multi-camera setups, in two different cities in two different countries, and a live virtual audience? It can only be the Online KARLnival.

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Róisín Dubh Comedy - live from London and Galway

Tue, Mar 23, 2021

ON FRIDAY April 2, Karl Spain’s Comedy KARLnival is coming live from two venues, in two cities, in two different countries, and all on one livestream.

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The Office’s Creed Bratton to play Róisín Dubh

Thu, Mar 18, 2021

CREED BRATTON is best known for playing a fictionalised version of himself on the US version of the sitcom, The Office, and he will be live on stage at the Róisín Dubh in 2022.

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Ardal O’Hanlon headlines the online Comedy KARLnival

Mon, Mar 15, 2021

HE PLAYED Fr Dougal McGuire on Father Ted; a hard working superman in My Hero; a tropical detective in Death in Paradise; even a spaceship piloting cat on Dr Who.

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Jason Byrne headlines as Comedy KARLnival takes a big step forward

Mon, Feb 22, 2021

JASON BYRNE, the man The Times calls "the outright king of live comedy" will headline the next Róisín Dubh online Comedy KARLnival as the show which has kept us laughing through the lockdown, takes a bold step into the future, becoming an online comedy club and a kind of TV show in one.

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Flirt FM marks 300th broadcast of Trivia Matters

Thu, Feb 18, 2021

TRIVIA MATTERS, the weekly radio show on NUI Galway base community and alternative radio station, Flirt FM 101.3, featuring fun topics, witty chat, and great music, will mark it's 300th broadcast this week.

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Russell Kane to headline Comedy KARLnival Online

Mon, Feb 15, 2021

A MULTI-award winning stand-up, a podcaster, a novelist, an actor, a scriptwriter, a presenter, Russell Kane is something of a comedic Renaissance man, and he will be live in Galway's living rooms this week.

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Al Murray - the pub landlord, live in your front room

Mon, Feb 01, 2021

GREGARIOUS, COCKY, outspoken, back-slapping, pint raising, Bulldog spirited, and brimming with Jingoism, it can only be The Pub Landlord, and he will be serving the laughs in your front room.

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