A Little Bit About Róisín Dubh
Róisín Dubh is undoubtedly one of the best music and comedy venues in the country, bringing established talent to the city, while also providing a stage for emerging artists. With a great atmosphere, wonderful staff, and a real commitment and passion to music and comedy, it's one of the best places to see the best national and international acts around.
Róisín Dubh has long been the home of comedy in Galway. Many great acts including Stewart Lee, Phill Jupitus & Rich Hall, list it as being one of their top 10 venues in the world. Roisin Dubh is also the driving force behind the Galway Comedy Festival.
Róisín Dubh also brings a huge selection of acts to other venues, presenting music and comedy in Seapoint, Town Hall Theatre and the Black Box, as well as co promoting the Galway International Arts Festival Big Top.
Some highlights from the past nine years….
Two Door Cinema Club, Franz Ferdinand, Biffy Clyro, Ed Sheeran, Ray Davies, Caribou, Violent Femmes, Villagers, Frightened Rabbit, The Cast Of Cheers, And So I Watch You From Afar, Kormac’s Big Band, The xx, Jello Biafra, James Vincent McMorrow, The Coronas, Darwin Deez, Port O’Brien, Mount Kimbie, Mark Lanegan, Wild Beasts, Steve Mason, Seasick Steve, Modest Mouse, Fuck Buttons, Jape, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Pete Doherty, DJ Yoda, Le Galaxie, Frank Turner, New York Dolls, Candi Staton, Booker T, Beth Orton, DJ Shadow, Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip, Maverick Sabre, Billy Bragg, Warpaint, Delorentos, Gold Panda, Black Lips, John Grant, Daithi, Elaine Mai, The Dirty Projectors, Yacht, Ellie Goulding, De La Soul, Lisa Hannigan, Josh Ritter, The Wedding Present, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Thurston Moore, The Low Anthem, The Fall, Beardyman, Mr Scruff, Grandmaster Flash, Steve Mason, We Are Scientists, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Ryan Adams, Passenger, José Gonzaléz, I'm From Barcelona, Mercury Rev, Battles, Dinosaur Jr, The Lemonheads, Toots & The Maytals, Stars, Imelda May, The Magic Numbers and many more
Comedy at Róisín Dubh
Róisín Dubh has long been the home of comedy in Galway. Many great acts including Stewart Lee, Phill Jupitus & Rich Hall, list it as being one of their top 10 venues in the world. Regular comedy goers will have been lucky enough over the years to see the likes of Jack Whitehall, Kevin Bridges or Sarah Millican when they were starting out, not forgetting the now legendary shows from Doug Stanhope & Jim Jefferies. Roisin Dubh also brings some of the biggest names in comedy to Galway including shows from Michael McIntyre, Lee Evans and Alan Carr. They curate the Galway Comedy Festival every year with such greats as Tommy Tiernan, Tim Minchin & Dylan Moran.