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comedy

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andrew maxwell

ARDAL O’HANLON

Funnier than one could imagine possible. The Scotsman

Sharp dressed and even sharper witted. LA Times

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One of Ireland’s best know comics, Andrew Maxwell continues to dominate the live and festival comedy circuits with sold-out shows around the world including the Edinburgh Festival and Montreal’s Just for Laughs. His TV appearances include One Night Stand, Wall of Fame, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Have I Got July News for You?, Argumental, Celebrity Juice, Mo Mock the Week, Sky Atlantic’s new comedy series Don’t Sit in the Front Row and Morgan Spurlock’s New Britannia.

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WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? With Special Guest Greg Proops Five brave performers arrive with no script and not the faintest idea of what will happen. Willed on by a supportive crowd, they improvise whole sketches and comic dramas that are amazingly inventive, blossoming into flights of surreal brilliance. This show features the improvisational talents of Stephen Frost, Andy Smart, Steve Steen, Ian Coppinger and Greg Proops.

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The Scotsman

Father Ted star, Ardal O’Hanlon is delighted to present his latest stand-up show for 2013. The style is observational, the subject matter is life itself, and the default expression is one of utter disbelief! Lurking beneath Ardal’s mild-mannered demeanour resides a sharp and probing comic brain. Here, he explores the world within and around him demonstrating why the peddling of jokes was not only his fate, but probably the only sensible way to live life.

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david o’doherty

A comedy genius at the peak of his powers.

A truly original and unique voice in Irish comedy, David O’Doherty’s shows are a gentle rollercoaster ride through the general absurdities of life, love and erm.... pandas. Quite simply, one of the best stand-ups in the world, with a slew of awards, sold out tours and TV appearances; David is an unmissable, late night Festival treat.

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Catch Greg Proops’ podcast The Smartest Man in the World on Thursday July 25 at 8pm upstairs in the Róisín Dubh. €15

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Gerry Mallon’s laughter loft

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Doors 12.30pm Show 1pm The Ruby Room, The King’s Head €10 Tickets available on the door only

Early afternoon mayhem with a big side helping of mirth and madness as local lad made good Gerry Mallon, hosts and introduces some of the biggest names on the comedy circuit. With a different line up every day, the best and brightest new talent will be joined by stalwarts like Kevin Gildea, Fred Cooke, Eleanor Tiernan, Eric Lalor, Foil Arms and Hog and Jarlath Regan.

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Profile for Galway International Arts Festival

Galway Arts Festival Programme 2013  

Galway Arts Festival Programme 2013