- 12 Sep 23
Ireland's largest comedy festival is back with an impressive line-up.
The line-up for the Galway Comedy Festival has been announced, with a jam-packed programme right across the October bank holiday weekend - much to the delight of comedy fans. The festival is set to feature lots of Irish talent, including: Deirdre O'Kane, Ardal O'Hanlon, Kevin McAleer, Barry Murphy, Andrew Maxwell and David McSavage.
In addition, previously announced acts include: Panti Bliss, Jim Jeffries, Enya Martin, Omid Djalli, Rhys Darby, Jimeoin, Rich Hall, Emma Doran, Reginald D Hunter, Serena Terry's Mammy Banter, John Colleary, Al Porter and TikTok star Mama Na Obratach.
The festival runs from October 24 - 30 and showcases 70 acts across 69 Galway venues.
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Well known Liverpudlian comic, John Bishop, will make several appearences over the course of the festival, with the former footballer headlining The Black Box, Leisureland and Róisín Dubh.
All the way from Sydney, Australia, the globally popular Jim Jeffries has added a third Galway date to his Give 'Em What They Want tour, due to the massive demand.
"Queen of Ireland", Panti Bliss, will also take to the stage to perform her tell all show, If These Wigs Could Talk.
Tickets for the full Galway Comedy Festival programme will go on sale this Friday, September 15 at 10am via www.galwaycomedyfestival.ie