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Stand-up Comedy in Northern Ireland

Enjoy the craic in Northern Ireland...

The Irish love a good joke, and we naturally have a vibrant local comedy scene. There are plenty of opportunities to sit back and enjoy the craic - Pop down to the Empire Bar in Belfast's University district for the Comedy Club nights, or, if you are brave enough, head for the open mic nights at the Playhouse in Derry where anyone can stand up and impress the crowd with their funny jokes!

Check out our comedy venues and upcoming events below.

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Cathedral Quarter Out to Lunch Festival 2015, Belfast

Out to Lunch returns from January 2-25, 2015 serving up over three weeks of Theatre, music and comedy, all in your lunch hour and all served up with a delicious hot lunch for a mere £6.50.

This will be Out to Lunch's 10th wholesome helping...

Dirty Dancin in le Shebeen, Belfast

The loveable Maggie Muff is back with a bang in the highly anticipated sequel to 50 Shades of Red White and Blue.

The dust has settled in the estate after the shenanigans of Maggie's last adventure and now she and her buck-eejit sidekick, Big ...

Slimmer For Christmas, Newtownabbey

Sami Salt is on a mission.

Dick Whittington, Newtownabbey

Dick leaves his home to seek his fame and fortune in London. On his way he acquires a cat. He takes a job in the kitchens of Alderman Fitzwarren's house. Before our hero reaches his goal, the story tells of the adventures of Dick, his...

Kevin Bridges, Belfast

Kevin Bridges returns to the road with a brand new show A Whole Different Story…

Scotland's biggest export, Kevin Bridges, dubbed as "brilliant" by one of his comedy idols, Billy Connolly has had an astonishing rise to success.  His 2012 tour, ...

Jake O'Kane's 'Tongue Lashing', Lisburn

Jake O'Kane, star of BBC NI's hit show 'The Blame Game' and the country's best known political stand-up, returns with his brand new show, 'Tongue-Lashing'.

Following the successes of his earlier 'Teargas' and 'Mouthful' tours, Jake is back ...

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