Damian Clark returns to the Róisín Dubh

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

FORGET ANY notion of post-Patrick's Day blues, post-Bank Holiday blues, not when a line-up involving Damian Clark, Bob Hennigan, and Michael Downey are set to take to the stage of the Róisín Dubh.

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Take The Points with Des Bishop

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

'TAKE THE point' is good advice on the pitch, but an even better metaphor for life, especially when you do not take advice well, and especially if you are one of those angry troll types on Facebook and Twitter.

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Steve Bennett headlines Róisín Dubh comedy this Tuesday

Mon, Mar 11, 2019

STEVE BENNETT, winner of the inaugural Irish Comedian Of The Year award in 2016, and a regular performer at the Edinburgh fringe festival, will headline this week's Comedy KARLnival at the Róisín Dubh.

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Get the impression with Al Foran

Thu, Mar 07, 2019

DONALD TRUMP, Roy Keane, Jose Mourinho, Eamon Dunphy, Conor McGregor. Imagine being in the same room as those five. Would you survive it? If you are in the company of Al Foran that will be no problem.

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Jason Byrne...last few tickets remain

Thu, Mar 07, 2019

A HANDFUL of tickets still remain for Jason Byrne's new show, You Can Come In But Don't Start Anything, which he is bringing to the Black Box Theatre this Saturday, March 9.

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John Fothergill - a lively Geordie for the Róisín Dubh

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

EMBARRASSING SEXUAL revelations, rural innocence, cocky insults, and slick banter - it can only be Geordie comic John Fothergill who headlines the Comedy KARLnival at the Róisín Dubh next week.

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Kevin McGahern goes Solo Pollo

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

WHEN THE Rubberbandits call you a "gas bastard", and Charlie Brooker declares you "made me laugh out loud”, then you know, as a comedian, you have reached an extremely high standard.

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Scott Capurro - the unsayable will be said

Thu, Feb 21, 2019

"I DON'T give a shit about those who don't like my work. I'm never going to win them over anyway, so why bother? My work is for a discerning audience who don't have knee-jerk responses."

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Totally Wired and Paul Marsh - Don't Give Up The Day Job

Thu, Feb 21, 2019

THEY CALL themselves "Ireland's oldest and least successful boyband"; The Irish Times call them this nation's "answer to Flight Of The Conchords”; and their new show has the not at all self-deprecating title of Don't Give Up The Day Job.

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Owen Colgan's Woke Tour comes to Galway

Thu, Feb 21, 2019

OWEN COLGAN, Irish cult comedy hero, sex symbol, and Hardy Bucks star, is about to hit the road for his biggest tour yet, with that tour hitting Galway in April.

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Sean Hegarty - hit them with those one liners

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

ARMED WITH a tiny keyboard and a seemingly endless supply of one-liners - mostly hilarious, others very deliberately, knowingly, groan inducing - Sean Hegarty is coming back to the Róisín Dubh.

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Gearóid Farrelly set to tell some Home Truths

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

GEARÓID FARRELLY is a comedian praised by Chortle.co.uk for his "expressive storytelling and shrewd social commentary” and by The Irish Times for his "intelligent, reflective comedy”.

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Show Me The Funny grand final 2019

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

AFTER FIVE competitive heats over the last few weeks, the grand final of Show Me The Funny takes place on Monday, February 19, at The King's Head Bar on High Street.

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Tedfest Table Quiz

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

TEDFEST, THE annual celebration of all things Father Ted is back, which means aficionados of the classic sit-com will get put through their paces at the Tedfest Table Quiz.

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Foil Arms & Hog get Craicling

Thu, Feb 07, 2019

CRACKLING IS fried or roasted in pork fat, or the rind on a roasted pork joint. Combine that word with the Irish term for fun and mischief, 'craic' and you get Craicling.

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Edwin Sammon headlines the Comedy KARLnival

Thu, Feb 07, 2019

EDWIN SAMMON, best known for his role as Fr Gabriel in the award winning sitcom Bridget and Eamon, and as co-presenter on Republic Of Telly, will headline the next Comedy KARLnival.

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Joe Rooney to play Show Me The Funny

Thu, Feb 07, 2019

THE LAST two places for the 'Show Me The Funny' grand final will be up for grabs when the fifth heat takes place this Monday, February 11, at The King's Head, High Street.

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Danny O'Brien - Lock-In at the Róisín

Thu, Jan 31, 2019

AT FIRST glance, you might think this is a show about after-hours drinking. It is not. Danny O'Brien's Lock-In is about the time - or rather times, three to be exact - that the comedian was in prison.

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Steve Bennett headlines the Comedy KARLnival

Thu, Jan 31, 2019

STEVE BENNETT, the bearded wonder, the ukulele wielding comic, and the first winner of the Irish Comedian of the Year award, headlines the next Comedy KARLnival at the Róisín Dubh.

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Show Me The Funny penultimate heat

Thu, Jan 31, 2019

THE PENULTIMATE heat of Show Me The Funny, the competition for new and emerging comics, takes place this coming Monday [February 4] at The King's Head Bar, High Street.

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