Posted: July 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

the legend who play father dougal mcguire,   Father Ted star, Ardal O’Hanlon is delighted to present his latest stand-up show for 2013. The style is observational, the subject matter is life itself, and the default expression is one of utter disbelief!

Lurking beneath Ardal’s mild-mannered demeanour resides a sharp and probing comic brain. Here, he explores the world within and around him demonstrating why the peddling of jokes was not only his fate, but probably the only sensible way to live life.

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Anndrew maxwell
One of Ireland’s best know comics, Andrew Maxwell continues to dominate the live and festival comedy circuits with sold-out shows around the world including the Edinburgh Festival and Montreal’s Just for Laughs. His TV appearances include One Night Stand, Wall of Fame, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Have I Got News for You?, Argumental, Celebrity Juice, Mock the Week, Sky Atlantic’s new comedy series Don’t Sit in the Front Row and Morgan Spurlock’s New Britannia.

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David O’Doherty
A truly original and unique voice in Irish comedy, David O’Doherty’s shows are a gentle rollercoaster ride through the general absurdities of life, love and erm…. pandas. Quite simply, one of the best stand-ups in the world, with a slew of awards, sold out tours and TV appearances; David is an unmissable, late night Festival treat.
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Catch the very funny Greg Proops’ podcast The Smartest Man in the World on Thursday July 25 at 8pm upstairs in the Róisín Dubh. – See more at:

Five brave performers arrive with no script and not the faintest idea of what will happen. Willed on by a supportive crowd, they improvise whole sketches and comic dramas that are amazingly inventive, blossoming into flights of surreal brilliance. This show features the improvisational talents of Stephen Frost, Andy Smart, Steve Steen, Ian Coppinger and Greg Proop – See more at:

Laughter Loft: a  GAf insituation at this stage! 🙂

Venue every day:The Ruby Room, The King’s Head 1pm
Early afternoon mayhem with a big side helping of mirth and madness as local lad made good Gerry Mallon, hosts and introduces some of the biggest names on the comedy circuit. With a different line up every day, the best and brightest new talent will be joined by stalwarts like Kevin Gildea, Fred Cooke, Eleanor Tiernan, Eric Lalor, Foil Arms and Hog and Jarlath Regan.

Laughter Loft Line up:

Mon July 15th-Eric Lalor

Tues July 16th-Karl Spain

Weds July 17th Fred Cooke

Thurs July 18th- John Colleary

Fri July 19th- Jason Byrne

Sat July 20th- Colm O Regan

Sun July 21st- Kevin McAleer

Mon July 22nd-Kevin Gildea

Tues July 23rd Foil Arms and Hog

Weds July 24th-David O Doherty

Thurs July 25th- Eleanor Tiernan

Fri July 26th-Jarlath Regan

Sat July 27th- Chris Kent

Sun July 28th-Ardal O Hanlon


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