Comedy Archives - This is Galway

GALWAY has so many stories to tell

Having found your favourite spots to see on your next visit to Galway, it’s time to put the wheels in motion. Share your discoveries with your friends and family, get booking and prepare for an incredibly memorable trip.

 

HAVE A LAUGH AT RÓISÍN DUBH THIS OCTOBER

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After a summer of being stuck in isolation, Winter is coming only too soon. What we all need is a good laugh to shake off the blues, and here to help is the famous Róisín Dubh! This October, Róisín Dubh Comedy presents a cracking Comedy KARLnival lineup. It’s back better than ever with some of Ireland’s greatest comedians here to help cheer up your dreariest evening. 

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DINNER, COCKTAILS & COMEDY? YES PLEASE!

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The famous comedy club of the Róisín Dubh may not be able to open for a while, but their sister pub around the corner, Massimo, reopened to serve food and drinks in late June and now these two are teaming up to do what they do best!

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HOWYA? KARL SPAIN

HOWYA? is a series of laid back chats with some well-known faces around town. Best known for his Tuesday night comedy show in the Róisín Dubh, next up we’ve got the bellyachingingly funny, handsome hunk, Mr Karl Spain!

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9 Essential Comedy Gigs in Galway in December

If you’re looking for a laugh this winter, Galway is your one stop shop. Notorious for its consistent love of comedy and stream of comedians coming to visit, it’s clear it doesn’t just stop at the annual Comedy Carnival.

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Vodafone Comedy Festival Galway

VODAFONE COMEDY CARNIVAL ATTRACTS THE WORLD’S BEST-LOVED COMICS

The Vodafone Comedy Carnival, running from the 22nd to the 28th of October, is one of the main events in Galway’s cultural calendar. For 14 years, it has been bringing the best-loved and biggest names in comedy from right across the globe to Galway. This year’s programme looks bigger and better than ever with over 100 acts across 18 of the city’s best venues. But the real excitement comes when you take a glance at the amazing list of headliners. Have a read on to find out more…

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VODAFONE COMEDY CARNIVAL : BILL BAILEY

Musician, presenter, actor and author, Bill Bailey certainly is a man of many talents. A born funny man with an inexplicably quirky, intellectual wit, Bailey is one of the UK’s most well-respected and recognisable comedic stars. From appearances on shows like Never Mind The Buzzcocks and QI to starring in the offbeat noughties sitcom Black Books, we’ve all seen Bailey’s lively blue eyes through our small screens at one point or another.

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