See Top International Acts & Irish Comedy Legends at the 2017 Galway Vodafone Comedy Carnival

The 2017 Galway Vodafone Comedy Carnival kicks off this evening, Tuesday, the 24th of October and runs until Monday the 30th of October. The carnival will present leading Irish and international comics, improv, theatre, mime, table quizzes, photography, hip-hop, and soccer commentary.

The Comedy Carnival will feature a line-up of the best of the international and Irish international comedy talents including:

  • Al Porter
  • Ardal O’Hanlon
  • Andrew Maxwell
  • Barry Murphy
  • Kevin Bridges
  • Dara O’Briain
  • David McSavage
  • David O’Doherty
  • Deirdre O’Kane
  • Dermot and Dave Live
  • Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience
  • Foil Arms and Hog
  • Jimeoin
  • Jon Richardson
  • Katy Brand
  • PJ Gallagher
  • Reginald D Hunter
  • Rich Hall
  • The Rubberbandits
  • Tommy Tiernan
  • Phill Jupitus
  • And many more…

With multiple comedy venues across the city, the festival will also use the world-famous Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent ‘Idolize’, located in Eyre Square. ‘Idolize’ is a 1930’s European wooden tent featuring a luxurious interior including unique mirrors, leaded glass plus a lush velvet and brocade finish, and has a capacity of 400.

With over 70 unmissable shows in this year’s comedy carnival, there is something for everyone this Bank Holiday weekend, including top international headliners and Irish comedy legends! Make sure to book your tickets now to enjoy 7 fun-filled nights of comedy action.

Vodafone Comedy Carnival galway 2017

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