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 is back with his new show, All Talk, which comes to the Róisín Dubh in July.

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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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JJ Whitehead to headline the Comedy KARLnival

Thu, May 23, 2019

JJ WHITEHEAD has "a genuine gift for saying the most outrageous things in the most disarmingly charming fashion”, according to the Toronto Sun, and is “intensely likeable, seriously funny," says The List.

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Andrew Ryan for the Comedy KARLnival

Thu, May 16, 2019

ANDREW RYAN delivers "an hour of hilarious comedy”, according to the Edinburgh Festival magazine, and is "going to be a huge star”, says Timeout. He is also coming to the Róisín Dubh's Comedy KARLnival next week.

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Get some Self-Help with the Dirtbirds

Thu, May 16, 2019

IF MAKING the school lunches, doing the homework with the children, and dodging the guards because your NCT is out by two years, is sending you over the edge, you are not alone.

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Paul Currie for the Comedy KARLnival

Thu, May 09, 2019

PAUL CURRIE'S comedy is like few others on the circuit right now - a compelling mixture of sketch comedy, absurdism, puppetry, slapstick, and mime, delivered with great physicality and energy, and often without the comic uttering a single word.

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Pete Johansson to play the Comedy KARLnival

Thu, May 02, 2019

TO GET an idea of Pete Johansson's place in the comedy world, his first comedy special, You Might Also Enjoy…Pete Johansson, was recently released by Netflix simultaneously in 82 countries.

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Tom Stade's generational conundrums

Thu, May 02, 2019

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.

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Paul Marsh headlines Comedy KARLnival at Róisín Dubh

Thu, Apr 25, 2019

On Tuesday, Paul Marsh will play at the Róisín Dubh along with Cormac Moore, Sean Murphy, and special guest MC Abigoliah Schamaun.

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Christopher MacArthur-Boyd - the future of Scottish comedy

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

CHRISTOPHER MACARTHUR-BOYD is "a comedian on the ascent," according to The Skinny, who delivers a "comedy nerd’s informed tweaking of stand-up convention," says Chortle.co.uk.

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Your favourite movies, but an hour long and full of jokes

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

IMAGINE YOUR favourite film, boiled down to an hour, and stuffed full of jokes and wholly unrehearsed takes. This is what Dreamgun do, and they are about to do it in the Town Hall Theatre.

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A Laugh For Rob

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

A LAUGH For Rob is a night of comedy in remembrance of Robert Murray, taking place in the Róisín Dubh, with proceeds going to three different charities.

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Pat McDonnell at the Comedy KARLnival

Thu, Apr 11, 2019

PAT MCDONNELL will always be best known for his Daniel O'Donnell spoofing Eoin McLove character on Father Ted, but it should never be forgotten what an accomplished and respected stand-up comedian he is.

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Bernard O'Shea and Karl Spain - Fat Chancers

Thu, Apr 11, 2019

BERNARD O'SHEA and Karl Spain have decided to drop a few pounds, trim down, and shape up, and so they are going on tour together, under the moniker of Fat Chancers.

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John Lynn - Irish comedy's 'rising star' for the Róisín

Thu, Apr 04, 2019

JOHN LYNN, "the rising star of Irish comedy," according to The Sunday Times, and a man simply declared “brilliant” by The Irish Times, headlines next week's Comedy KARLnival at the Róisín Dubh.

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Barry Murphy to host the Comedy KARLnival

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

BARRY MURPHY, the man called "The godfather of Irish Comedy” by The Irish Times, and best known as part of Après Match, will be the special guest MC at next week's Comedy KARLnival.

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IT GALZ - live on the Town Hall stage

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

IT GALZ, the hit comedy and satirical podcast series by Jenny Claffey and Lindsay Hamilton, which takes in everything from pop culture to women's issues, is once again stepping out of the studio and onto the stages of Ireland.

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Aaron McCann - Culchie In America

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

STING SANG about being 'An Englishman in New York', but Tyrone comedian Aaron McCann is coming to Galway to tell us what it is like to be a culchie in America.

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Joanne McNally and her Gleebag

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

JOANNE MCNALLY is a woman on a mission. She is taking a long, cold, hard look at Vogue Williams and Amy Huberman, and is coming for their emerald crowns.

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