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.
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.
Wondering what to expect from Ireland’s biggest comedy festival? Tune into RTE 2 on Thursday 30th Jan 2020 from 10.30 pm and watch Anna Clifford and Karl Spain present the best of Galway’s Vodafone Comedy Carnival!
Ardal O’Hanlon’s is a face we all know and love, whether it’s shining down from the stage during one of his stand-up sets, gleaming from the small screen as DI Jack Mooney in Death in Paradise or reminding us of our love for the hapless Fr Dougal Maguire in reruns of Fr Ted.
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…
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.