Top 10 Comedy Gigs in Ireland in Early 2019

Comedy in Ireland has reached an all-time high. With funny men and women taking to the stage across the Emerald Isle nightly and budding comedians blossoming at top Comedy fests around the globe, it can hard to keep track of the comedy calendar.

Early 2019 sees a copious amount of comedians set to perform. Our advice: nab tickets now, these are set to be sell-out shows.

10. Neil Delamare

Neil Delamare is an Irish comedian who shot to award-winning fame with his TV shows “There’s Something about Patrick” and “The Only Viking in the Village”.

The local legend is due to perform a number of shows in the first two months of the year and given his track record, tickets for these comedy gigs are bound to be high in demand.

Where: various locations
When: various dates
How much: various prices
More info: HERE

9. Joanne McNally

This stand-up comedian from Ireland is leading the pack of female funny faces in the Emerald Isle. She has co-hosted Republic of Telly for RTÉ and performed sketches on a number of TV programmes since bouncing onto the scene in 2013.

McNally will play two dates (so far) this year. The first will be in Dundalk on 25 January, the second in Dublin’s Vicar Street on 26 April.

Where: Spirit Store, Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland
When: Friday 25 January 2019 @ 8pm
How much: €16.35
Link: HERE

Where: Vicar Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
When: Friday 26 April 2019 @ 8.30pm
How much: €22.91
More info: HERE

8. Jason Byrne

Jason Byrne is an Irish comedian who has been dubbed, by The Times, the “Outright King of Live Comedy”. He has too many TV credits to note, and his shows always draw quite the crowd.

Byrne will play 10 shows across Ireland between January and March. Remember to act fast – these are sure to be sell-out shows!

Where: various location
When: various dates
How much: various prices
More Info: HERE

7. Dave Gorman

This English TV presenter, comedian and writer slays audiences worldwide with a laugh a minute, making him one of the most talked-about funnymen in today’s comedy circuit.

Gorman will be playing one date in Dublin’s Vicar Street, before undertaking a marathon of shows across the British Isles in early 2019.

Where: Vicar Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
When: Monday 25 February 2019 @ 8.30pm
How much: €33.32
More info: HERE

6. Deirdre O’Kane

This Irish stand-up comedian is set to perform one night only in Vicar Street in Dublin this April. More dates are due to be announced (according to her website), however, this single show is sure to be in high demand.

Where: Vicar Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
When: Thursday 4 April 2019 @ 8.30pm
How much: €29.16
Link: HERE

5. Pat Shortt

Pat Shortt is an Irish entertainer, actor, comedian and TV personality. He has played numerous roles in reputable films and sitcoms, leading to worldwide recognition.

Shortt is set to play a whopping 17 shows across Ireland in early 2019 so fans will be delighted with the range of venue options on hand.

Where: various locations
When: various dates
How much: various prices
Link: HERE

4. David O’Doherty

This award-winning Irish comedian, actor, author and musician is due to perform six shows between Limerick and Dublin in early 2019. As one of Ireland’s leading funny faces, this is sure to be one of the highlights of the new year.

Where: Dolans Warehouse, Co. Limerick, Ireland
When: 8-10 March 2019 @ 7.30pm
How much: €21.90 – €22.90
Link: HERE

Where: Vicar Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
When: 20-22 March 2019 @ 8.30pm
How much: €26.03
Link: HERE

3. Brendan Grace

Brendan Grace is an Irish comedy veteran. He has been in the limelight making laughter for over 40 years and his comedy gigs in early 2019 are bound to be his best yet.

Grace will play an impressive 18 gigs in Ireland in the first month of the year.

Where: various locations
When: various times
How much: €33.20
Link: HERE

2. Des Bishop

Des Bishop is an Irish-American comedian who has stolen the hearts of the nation time and again. This March, Bishop has three gigs in Dublin and Kerry and survey says that this is going to be a gig worth going to.

Where: Vicar Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
When: 1-2 March 2019 @ 8.30pm
How much: €29.16
Link: HERE

Where: INEC, Gleneagle Hotel, Co. Kerry, Ireland
When: 15 March 2019 @ 8pm
How much: €27.65
Link: HERE

1. Tommy Tiernan

The one and only Tommy Tiernan is set to perform a staggering 46 live shows in Ireland between January and May 2019. These are perhaps the hottest comedy tickets of the year so don’t hesitate on this one. Check online to find a performance venue near you.

Where: various locations
When: various dates
How much: various prices
More info: HERE

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