Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway announces stellar line-up 9 years ago

Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway announces stellar line-up

The Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway is back in town this October, with this year’s event boasting its longest ever programme running for a full 12 days and two weekends.

The Vodafone Comedy Carnival takes place from Thursday 16 to Monday 27 October and it looks like a cracker. The extensive and eclectic programme features the very best of Irish and international comedy - and both established, as well as emerging talent, are among the many giants of comedy that will be in Galway to tickle your funny bone.


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The line-up is very impressive with names such as Tommy Tiernan, David O'Doherty, Reginald D Hunter, Rich Hall, Des Bishop, Simon Amstell, Milton Jones, David Baddiel, Judah Friedlander, The Rubberbandits (pic above), Phil Jupitus, Todd Barry, Ardal O'Hanlon, Andrew Maxwell, PJ Gallagher, Rob Delaney and many more, including our own Eric Lalor, who will be doing stand-up and also featuring in the hit comedy play, Singlehood which has been included on the bill too.

Festival Director, Kevin Healy said: "We are delighted to welcome our new title sponsor, Vodafone and to announce our new dates, making this our most ambitious programme so far. We also want to thank our supporters at Failte Ireland, Galway City Council and Diageo for helping to make the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway possible and look forward to welcoming great comedians and comedy fans to the West this October."

For the full line-up and booking details, click right here.