The 2019 festival will showcase world-class, enthralling and thought-provoking work for audiences ranging from tots to teens, created by extraordinary artists and entertainers from Ireland and across the globe.
Fresh from his acclaimed performance as Billy Murphy in the TV series The Young Offenders and the feature film of the same name which preceded it, Shane Casey returns to the stage in the 2019 national tour of WET PAINT, a play he has also wrote.
A Comic Journey Inside The Teenage Mind
Ger Carey is back with his hilarious stand-up comedy show for transition year students.
Join wildlife film maker Colin Stafford-Johnson on a journey of discovery along the western seaboard of Ireland.
A lively dramatization of the classic Sherlock Holmes story by Arthur Conan Doyle, in a new two-man show. This is a piece rich in live music, comedy and drama, for everyone to enjoy.
Dermot and Dave return with another ridiculously funny show. Every year,Today FM stalwarts Dermot Whelan and Dave Moore sell out just as quickly as many world famous acts – they’re just that popular.
Legendary festival favourite, stand-up comedian, film & television star Omid Djaili returns to Galway.
Reginald D Hunter returns to Ireland in 2019 with his highly anticipated brand new show. After twenty years of gifted storytelling and effortless dark humour, Facing the Beast showcases Reginald at his controversial and hilarious best.
Live Podcast tour & Book launch. Please note venue change.
Bernard O'Shea, Fred Cooke, Jayde Adams, Pat McDonnell, and Andrew Ryan (mc)
Where Ardal comes from there is nothing worse than showing off. Yet he is a professional ‘show-off’ who continues to do stand up comedy for money, a very shy show-off (and as a result conflicted) but a big show-off nonetheless.
Noble’s extemporising shtick is near unique and it can be dreamily funny to witness these streams of nonsense plucked from thin air - The Guardian
Bernard O'Shea, Dirt Birds, Totally Wired, Owen Colgan, Joe Rooney (mc)
Jason Byrne has had a hard year. But he doesn’t want to talk about that. He’s wrecked but ready. Ready for a laugh. This show is a celebration. A celebration of triumph over adversity.
The dirty circus was spawned many moons ago in the wild west of Galway.. Expect burlesque comedy, freaks, music, fire, contortion and circus skills.
A heart-warming story of friendship, ego, love and the joys a cup of tea.
Crowman is Dan Lonergan’s account of the hilarious characters that inhabit his life on a daily basis and a love story that never was.
SHROUD dramatises the panic, paranoia, obfuscations, madness, cruelty, delusions and lies behind the Catholic Church's handling of those clergy who abuse children.
Michael English makes a welcome return to Galway this October as part of his national concert tour!