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Some 10,000 people are set to converge on Galway next week to attend the Vodafone Comedy Carnival, which is expected to generate at least €5 million for the local economy.
FROM THE humorous sounds of a piano depicting the movements of tortoises to the eerie ambience of 'Aquarium', Camille Saint-Saëns' Carnival Of The Animals, is loved equally by children and classical music connoisseurs.
NORTHERN IRELAND'S finest comedians and rising stars will be centre stage at the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway with shows from Kevin McAleer, Colin Geddis, Shane Todd, Paul Currie, Diona Doherty, and Sean Hegarty.
When I first started covering local council meetings here in Galway city and county, there were a lot of serious players on board. Heavy hitters who as soon as a meeting was over, would head to Dublin to make or take decisions in a higher forum. They looked and sounded serious. They were like Abbey repertoire actors let loose on touring the carnival tents and halls of rural Ireland. They knew how to play to the gallery and how to ensure their survival in an animalistic political arena. It was in the chambers of the councils that they fine-tuned their roar for the national stage.
THE KING'S Head has long been a bastion of Galway comedy, especially the venue's Ruby Room, home to Gerry Mallon’s lunchtime comedy gigs during the arts festival.
With less than two weeks to go to the biggest comedy festival this town has ever seen, there are tickets available for so many great shows that it’s hard to know where to start.
The full line-up for the Vodafone Comedy Carnival 2017 has been revealed.
Exciting times are in store at Westport House as it prepares to open its magical Christmas experience, Winter Wonderland and Christmas Carnival, running from Saturday November 26 to January 8.
WITH HALLOWEEN around the corner, both the online and real worlds are suffering from a ‘killer clown’ craze which does a disservice to a noble art form. In Galway, Halloween occurs on the final day of the Vodafone Comedy Carnival – probably the largest gathering of true clowns in Ireland.
FANS OF great stand-up will get a chance to expand their comedy horizons at this year’s Vodafone Comedy Carnival, for while the line-up is predominantly Irish or UK based, there is a huge contingent of US and Canadian comics making the trip to Galway this year.