Tipperary stars - they’ve come a long way

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

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.

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Paul Marsh to headline the Comedy KARLnival

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

DESPITE COMING to stand-up later in life than most, Paul Marsh made an immediate impact on the Irish comedy scene, winning the TedFest Toilet Duck Award and the Capital Comedy Club competition.

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Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway confirms full line-up

Fri, Aug 16, 2019

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.

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Michael Mee to headline Comedy KARLnival at the Róisín Dubh

Thu, Aug 15, 2019

Performing at the Róisín Dubh on Tuesday, Michael Mee is an ex-solicitor and former law lecturer from Cork.

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Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway 2019 launch night

Thu, Aug 08, 2019

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...

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Wild Atlantic Cabaret

Thu, Aug 08, 2019

STAND-UP comedian Breeda Larkin, from east Galway and Limerick born burlesque performer Laura Lavelle join forces for the Wild Atlantic Cabaret.

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Emman Idama to headline Comedy KARLnival

Thu, Aug 01, 2019

EMMAN IDAMA, the Nigerian-born Irish citizen, hailed as “charming and energetic" with "panache and charm to spare” by Chortle.co.uk, headlines the next Comedy KARLnival at the Róisín Dubh.

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Tom O'Mahony to headline the Comedy KARLnival

Thu, Jul 25, 2019

SINCE STARRING in the hit TV comedy series Damo & Ivor as intolerable toff Tarquin, Tom O'Mahony has become one of the busiest Irish headline acts on the circuit, playing major festivals and clubs, both here and abroad.

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Fred Cooke headlines the Comedy KARLnival

Thu, Jul 18, 2019

ONCE UPON a time, Fred Cooke was best known as ‘Fergus’ from the Spar TV ads, but recent years have his star as rise, becoming the MC on The Tommy Tiernan Show and a moonwalking semi-finalist on RTÉ’s Dancing With The Stars.

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Daily lunchtime laughs at The King's Head

Thu, Jul 18, 2019

THE BIGGEST laughs in the smallest room? It can only be that much loved Galway International Arts Festival institution - Gerry Mallon's Laughter Loft at The Ruby Room in The King's Head.

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Get laughing with Anna Clifford and Brian Gallagher

Thu, Jul 11, 2019

THOUGH IRISH born and bred, it was in Vancouver that Anna Clifford's comedy career began, when she won the One Hitter Quitter Comedy Showdown! It was only the start of an upward career curve.

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Gerry Mallon's Laughter Loft - week one

Thu, Jul 11, 2019

THE BIGGEST laughs in the smallest room? It can only be that much loved arts festival institution - Gerry Mallon's Laughter Loft at The Ruby Room in The King's Head.

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Colin Geddis - Ulster's funniest for the Róisín Dubh

Thu, Jul 04, 2019

COLIN GEDDIS is a huge name in comedy in Northern Ireland. His January 2020 show at the SSE Arena in Belfast is already sold out, and he has just added a second night.

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Kevin Gildea to headline the Comedy KARLnival

Thu, Jun 27, 2019

ALONGSIDE BARRY Murphy and Ardal O'Hanlon, Kevin Gildea is one of the godfathers of modern Irish comedy, through their founding of the comedy sketch group Mr Trellis, and Dublin's longest-running comedy club, The Comedy Cellar.

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Award winning Carl Donnelly for the KARLnival

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

CARL DONNELLY, winner of Chortle Best Club Comedian 2017, Chortle Best Newcomer 2007, and Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2007, will headline the next Comedy KARLnival at the Róisín Dubh.

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Leading Irish comics for the 2019 Laughter Loft

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

THE BIGGEST laughs in the smallest room? It can only be that much loved Galway International Arts Festival institution - Gerry Mallon's Laughter Loft at The Ruby Room in The King's Head.

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Hardy Buck's Martin Maloney - live in Galway

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

MARTIN MALONEY, the man behind Hardy Bucks' Eddie Durkan, will bring his new, blisteringly autobiographical ,comedy show, to the Róisín Dubh on Friday August 2 at 8pm.

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Micky Bartlett - rising comedy star for the Róisín Dubh

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

ARMAGH NATIVE Micky Bartlett is a comedian on the up, with a career gathering serious momentum through his critically acclaimed stand-up shows, as well as his appearances on BBC NI’s Monumental.

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Andrew Maxwell - All Talk

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

RENOWNED FOR his cutting edge comedy, and intrepid social commentary, Andrew Maxwell returns to Galway and the Róisín Dubh with his new show, All Talk.

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John Bishop is coming to the Vodafone Comedy Carnival

Thu, May 23, 2019

JOHN BISHOP, Dermot & Dave, Ardal O’Hanlon, Enya Martin, Reginald D Hunter, and Rich Hall have been announced to play the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway, which runs from Tuesday October 22 to Monday 28.

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