Eyeries Family Festival which takes place from 18th – 20th July in the picturesque, award winning village of Eyeries on the coast of the Beara Peninsula between Castletownbere in Co Cork and Kenmare in Co Kerry has grown substantially in its success since it began just 4 years ago has now become one of the “go to” festivals of the Summer in the West Cork Calendar. Since it began there have been fantastic headline acts to open the festival each year and 2014 is no different with Neil Delamere opening the weekends festivities on Fri 18th July with his critically acclaimed comedic tour “SMARTBOMB” and without doubt it will be the exact right start to a weekend that is full of craic & ceol and a great experience for anyone who has come to visit. There are 3 days of jammed packed activities for all ages and the entire family will be kept more than busy from the early ‘til late hours each day! There is live music in the pubs and on the street, discos, ceilís, operas, talent shows, Irish dancing, family fun activity day, guided coastal and mountain walks , kids strand adventures, vintage rally and the now famous Eyeries Street Market on Sun 20th which this year sees Clodagh McKenna bringing her cooking and banter to all in the village & will be demonstrating and providing a summer BBQ for all!
For more information on the weekend and to buy tickets to Neil Delamere please see www.eyeries.ie ! Look forward to seeing you there
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Children’s University Hospital, Vicar Street, 23rd May 2014.
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BULMERS GALWAY COMEDY FESTIVAL 2013
TUES 22nd – MON 28th OCTOBER
Bulmers Galway Comedy Festival is proud to present their best, brightest and most diverse programme ever! Happening over a week of non-stop shows in Galway city this October, the festival runs from 22nd – 28th taking in the long and lovely bank holiday weekend.
The full 2013 programme features over 50 comedians including David O’Doherty, Neil Delamere, Maeve Higgins, Colin Murphy, Bernard O’Shea, Karl Spain, Chris Kent, Eleanor Tiernan, Eric Lalor, Fred Cooke and Colm O’Regan.
In addition to star headliners and top TV names, this year’s programme includes comedy trailblazers, alternative comedy legends, cerebral movers and shakers plus the absurd, the ridiculous and brand new up-and-coming comedic talent. Stand up is just one part of this action-packed week. Other elements include the full spectrum of improv, theatre, podcasts, poetry readings, musical & sketch comedy plus late and live comedy mixed bills. Get to Galway to experience everything from major marquee names like Sean Lock, Lee Mack, Kevin Bridges and Russell Howard to absurdist comedians such as Tony Law and Paul Currie to the spectacularly unique Frank Sanazi and Reverend Obadiah Steppenwolf III to the madcap antics of Faulty Towers Dining Experience to the totally unpredictable Set List and Whose Line is it anyway?
As if Bulmers Galway Comedy Festival isn’t reason enough to come to Galway this October, there are a number of other exciting events happening during the festival. Primal Scream play Leisureland on Saturday October 26th , Chic with Nile Rodgers play the Radisson Ballroom on Sunday October 27th, there is a Silent Disco Street Party and Macnas take to the streets with their 2013 parade on Sunday afternoon.
Tickets for Bulmers Galway Comedy Festival go on sale on Friday, 13th of September at 10am. Find us on facebook and on Twitter @galwaycomedy.
The Lisa Richards in association with the Central Remedial Clinic presents
Neil Delamere announces new Smartbomb tour dates.
Puffin has acquired “a brilliantly funny handbook for avoiding danger of all kinds” from Irish comedian David O’Doherty.
Following the sell out success of his last show, Neil Delamere returns with the national tour of his highly anticipated new show, Restructuring. Equally hilarious on and off script, don’t miss this five star comedy maestro as he performs in venues across Ireland this autumn. Tickets are on sale now. Visit www.neildelamere.com or www.facebook.com/neildelamere for full tour details.
‘Restructuring’ sees the star of RTE’s The Panel, BBC’s The Blame Game and Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow and Channel 4’s Stand Up for the Week come to terms with the changes in the country, the world and more importantly his own living arrangements! Handy hints on how to handle the UK traffic police will be dispensed as well as sage advice on why not to pour olive oil in your ears.
One of the sharpest comedy minds in the Irish comedy scene today, this born story-teller takes to the stage with his original brand of razor sharp wit and hilarious anecdotes making Restructuring a must-see for any discerning comedy fan.
Near-the-knuckle funny and life affirming, the national tour of Restructuring is on sale now. For more information visit www.neildelamere.com or www.facebook.com/neildelamere
MY DAD WAS NEARLY JAMES BOND
Aiken Promotions presents
Eric Lalor with his brand new comedy show
Here! No Evil.
The Sugar Club
Doors 8.00pm/Show start 8.30pm
DAVID O’DOHERTY TOURS IRELAND AUTUMN 2011
A brand new comedy festival for Kerry!
LIVE AT THE INEC, KILLARNEY – SEPTEMBER 16TH & 17TH 2011
featuring the comic stylings of
Ardal O’Hanlon, Dom Irrera, Neil Delamere, The Nualas, PJ Gallagher and many more!
The INEC make no apologies for the mass laughing hysteria which will consume the town on September 16th and 17th, when eighteen top Irish and international comedians descend on Killarney for a weekend of japes, jests, one-liners and wisecracks. The inaugural Comedy Central Killarney will take place in the INEC over two days in mid September and will feature a bevy of quipsters including Ardal O’Hanlon, Dom Irrera, Neil Delamere, PJ Gallagher, Andrew Maxwell, Dead Cat Bounce, Maeve Higgins, Aidan Bishop and many more.
Comedy Central Killarney will take place over two stages – The INEC Mainstage and the Today FM Acoustic Stage – on Friday September 16th and Saturday September 17th. Tickets for The INEC Mainstage are priced at a laughable €27.65 for a one day ticket and a jocular €45.00 for a two day ticket. Shows start at 7.30pm. Tickets for the Today FM Acoustic Club are priced at €17.15 for a one day ticket and €30.00 for a two day ticket. Shows commence at 10.00pm. Ireland’s best value comedy tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster and usual outlets nationwide or you can nab your seats at www.INEC.ie
The distinctly off-kilter, crown prince of Irish comedy David O’Doherty will perform at the Town Hall Theatre on Tues 19 July (11pm) as part of this year’s Galway Arts Festival and will also appear in a lunchtime slot next day in Gerry Mallons Laughter Loft at the King’s Head. Armed with his trusty keyboard, a head full of ideas and a heart full of bubbles this multi award-winning comic has wowed audiences from Melbourne to Montreal. A regular panelist/presenter on BBC’s ‘‘Never Mind The Buzzcocks’‘, David is a man not to be missed! For tickets and more info, visit www.galwayartsfestival.com
The full line-up for the intimate, lunchtime Laughter Loft hosted by the irrepressible Gerry Mallon is John Colleary (Monday July 11); Danny Dowling and Chris Kent (Tuesday 12); Karl Spain (Wednesday 13); Gearoid Farrelly (Thursday 14); David McSavage (Friday 15); Maeve Higgins (Saturday 16); Colm O’Regan (Sunday 17); Brendan Burke (Monday 18); Kevin Gildea (Tuesday 19); David O’Doherty (Wednesday 20); Joe Rooney (Thursday 21); Jarlath Regan (Friday 22); and Keith Farnan (Saturday 23). Doors open at 12.30pm. All shows begin at 1pm sharp. Tickets are €10 and available at the door only. As space is limited, early arrival is advised.
Twelve of Ireland’s best – Dead Cat Bounce, Aidan Bishop,Des Bishop, Fred Cooke, Neil Delamere, Eric Lalor, John Lynn, David O’Doherty (with two shows!) and Colm O’Regan – are all heading to Edinburgh in August for the biggest ever Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Full information on the shows, venues, times, where to buy tickets, etc are detailed below. For more information and updates visit this site or www.edfringe.com
DEAD CAT BOUNCE
Dead Cat Bounce: Caged Heat
Tickets are now on sale for the 2011 Cork Comedy Festival, which features an extensive line-up of local and international stand-up comedians. All events will take place in pavilions and tents throughout Fitzgerald Park, in Cork city. The festival, in its infancy, promises to be the ‘festival of the summer for comedy fans’ in Ireland.