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Vodafone Comedy Carnival (25th - 31st October 2016)

Galway Arts Festival brochure  
2016 Programme  
The Vodafone Comedy Carnival runs from the 25th - 31st October and will present leading Irish and international comics, improv, theatre, mime, table quizzes, photography, hip hop, and soccer commentary.

The 2016 Vodafone Comedy Carnival will feature a line-up of the best of the international and Irish international comedy talents including:

  • Tommy Tiernan
  • Jason Manford
  • David O'Doherty
  • Milton Jones
  • The Boy With Tape On His Face
  • Dermot and Dave Live
  • The Rubberbandits
  • The Dan Band
  • Al Porter
  • Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood
  • Abandoman
  • Colin Murphy
  • David McSavage
  • Glenn Wool
  • PJ Gallagher
  • Michael Winslow
  • Andrew Maxwell
  • Pajama Men
  • Foil Arms and Hog
  • Over The Top Wrestling
  • Deirdre O'Kane
  • And many more...

Dotted along comedy venues across the city, the festival will also use the world-famous Spiegeltent ‘Idolize’ to be located in Eyre Square which is a stunning 400 capacity venue is a 1930’s European wooden tent featuring a luxurious interior including unique mirrors, leaded glass plus a lush velvet and brocade finish.

Over 50 unmissable shows in this years event ensures there is something for everyone including top international headliners, Irish comedy legends and the best new performers around. Over the past year, organisers have searched the globe, identified and persuaded the cream of comedy to make Galway City their home base for 11 fun-filled nights of comedy action.

All shows start at 8pm unless otherwise stated. Tickets on sale at

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