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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.
We are well into the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness and winter is not far away but fear not — there is still lots to do in Galway as we prepare for the shorter evenings ahead. So grab a scarf and an extra layer of clothing, and get out and enjoy October in Galway.
DAVE ELLIOT has been called “one of the stand out acts on the Northern Irish comedy scene” by the Belfast Telegraph, while John Bishop described him as "fantastic!”. Galway will see why next week.
HE IS the barely-in-control master of audience mockery and mayhem. He fires on all cylinders from the moment he bounds onto stage. He has been through real trauma with the breakup of his 20-year marriage, but comic genius Jason Byrne is ‘Wrecked but Ready’.
WITH EIGHT weeks still to go before its opening night, it already looks like another bumper year for the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway as the 2019 laugh fest has already begun to sell out its biggest shows.
TIPPERARY STARS, The 2 Johnnies, are tip top of the world. Not only has the premier county won the All-Ireland but its native comedian sons have just gone and sold out Galway’s Town Hall Theatre - and that’s before they reveal the identity of their mystery guest...there’ll be no party like it.
Bill Bailey, John Bishop, Ross Noble, Jason Byrne, Reginald D Hunter, Ardal O’Hanlon, Omid Djalili, Rich Hall, and Shappi Khorsandi are just some of the stand-up superstars heading to Galway for this year’s Vodafone Comedy Carnival. The 2019 programme for Ireland’s largest festival of laughter has just been announced and it is simply outstanding.
JUST AS one festival season winds down in Galway, another brilliant one prepares to take off. It is time to announce the full line-up for this year’s Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway...
TOM STADE is "so cool he could well be the answer to global warming," according to The Scotsman, who also called him "gloriously funny”, as Galway will see when he plays the Róisín Dubh this weekend.
IF COMEDY was a religion, Róisín Dubh would be Mecca, the Vatican, or Jerusalem. OK, maybe it is more like Knock, but one thing for sure, it is arguably the home of comedy in the west of Ireland.