Archive for the ‘Comedy’ Category


Eleanor Tiernan is looking forward to her gig at Central Arts this Friday night, February 22nd.
Eleanor Tiernan brings new show to Central Arts “I didn’t realise I was doing comedy as a career until after I was in it for about 10 years!” Eleanor Tiernan admits. Speaking to The Munster Express ahead of her gig at Waterford’s Central Arts this Friday night, Tiernan felt her first decade in the business consisted [...]

Des Bishop at the Theatre Royal on February 15th

That’s good advice on the pitch but an even better metaphor for life especially when you don’t take advice well. How hard can it be for a man to say “point taken!” Des Bishop’s new show tries to digest the incredible changes we have seen in society in the last year and a half. Me [...]

Alison Spittle to make a ‘Show of Herself’ at Central Arts

Central Arts bound Alison Spittle.
A real treat for Waterford comedy fans this month, Alison Spittle brings her brand new show, ‘Makes a Show of Herself’ at Central Arts on Friday, February 8th. One of Ireland’s fastest rising comedians, Tatler comedian of the year and the star and writer of RTE’s ‘Nowhere Fast’ and ‘Culchie Club’, this represents Alison’s second [...]

Eleanor Tiernan to perform at Central Arts

Eleanor Tiernan brings her 'Success Without A Sex Tape' show to Central Arts on February 23rd
Comedy star Eleanor Tiernan returns home with a new show that explores the rewards for removing your clothing, titled ‘Success Without A Sex Tape’. As her gig’s promotional material puts it: “So you still haven’t made your most intimate sexual acts available on pay per view? You’re not even willing to tweet so much [...]

Kevin McGahern goes ‘Solo’ at Central Arts

Kevin McGahern brings his 'Solo Pollo' tour to Central Arts this Friday night.
Kevin McGahern, the star of RTE’s ‘Republic of Telly’, will premiere his brand-new ‘Solo Pollo’ tour at Central Arts in Waterford this Friday night, January 18th before embarking on a national tour. The Solo Pollo tour shall see the silver tongued Cavan native bringing a mix of traditional stand-up, character based comedy in addition to humorously [...]

The 2 Johnnies set for the Royal

The 2 Johnnies will being their Tipperary-honed comedy set to the Theatre Royal next April.
Comedy duo The 2 Johnnies will be touring their new show, “Get Loose”, all over Ireland next year and are scheduled to perform at the Theatre Royal on Saturday, April 13th, 2019. The 2 Johnnies are a hugely popular and hilarious Music & Comedy Duo, Johnny B (O Brien) & Johnny Smacks (McMahon) from Tipperary. Known [...]

“Dungarvan a Laugh” gig at an Seanchaí

Eric Lalor forms part of the stand-up trio which will perform at An Seanachaí on Saturday, December 15th.
Punch Lion and the An Seanachaí Pub & Kitchen (just outside Dungarvan) will present a night of top stand-up comedy with three of the best acts performing regularly in The Laughter Lounge doing their thing on Saturday, December 15th from 8pm.The MC on the night is Steve Cummins (Laughter Lounge) with Eric Lalor (Fair City) [...]

The Autumn Season at the Theatre Royal

Bosco's Garden & Snow White will feature as part of the Theatre Royal's Autumn season.
The Theatre Royal’s Autumn season is full to the brim with theatre, music, comedy and family events: something for everyone! The Royal’s Autumn kicks off this Thursday (and Friday) with ‘Frankie’s Guys’, a fast-paced, energetic production paying tribute to the legendary music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Theatre lovers will be spoilt for choice [...]

All Together Now!

Tommy Tiernan heads up the comedy line-up at All Together Now August 3rd-5th
Curraghmore Estate prepares for its inaugural food & arts festival Michelle Heffernan Reports This is going to be an August Bank Holiday Weekend like no other. As I write the stages are being set for an exceptional event in music, comedy, food and arts right here in the heartlands of the Deise. All Together Now (ATN) 2018 [...]

Brendan Grace Returns To The Theatre Royal

On Saturday, July 7th one of Ireland’s most loved comedians returns to the Theatre Royal for a show that encapsulates his 46 years in the comedy business with all the best bits from his repertoire of comedy hits. Brendan Grace possesses an uncanny ability to read an audience and these highlights from his decades of stand [...]