Stellar line-up announced for the Cat Laughs in Kilkenny this June 4 years ago

Stellar line-up announced for the Cat Laughs in Kilkenny this June

Ireland's oldest and biggest comedy festival.

All signs point to the Marble City of Kilkenny this June Bank Holiday weekend as a stellar line-up has just been announced for the Cat Laughs festival.

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Some of this year’s highlights include many of the biggest names in stand-up - Dara O’Briain, Tommy Tiernan, Adam Hills, Kevin Bridges, David O’Doherty, Al Porter, Aisling Bea, Jason Byrne & Foil Arms & Hog.

There are festival debuts from comedian & actor TJ Miller (pic below) who currently stars in HBO’s “Silicon Valley”, Scottish comedian Fern Brady who was a finalist in the Edinburgh show “So You Think You Are Funny” competition, Scott Gibson who last year won the best newcomer award at the Edinburgh Fringe, and last but not least internet sensation Limmy.

As always, this year’s line-up brings together the best in Irish comedy including Deirdre O’Kane, Andrew Maxwell, Karl Spain, Neil Delamere, Sean Hughes, Eleanor Tiernan, Rubberbandits, Abandoman, Chris Kent, Paul Currie, Joanne McNally, Alison Spittle, Colin Murphy, Fred Cooke, Gearoid Farrelly and Eric Lalor (also known as the person writing this very article).

Also featured will be the best of Irish podcasts -  'Irishman Abroad' host Jarlath Regan will be interviewing Silicon Valley’s TJ Miller and Game Of Thrones star Jack Gleeson, and for the first time ever The Second Captains Live show will travel to the festival.

Full details can be seen via the website.