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Al Porter : Work In Progress, Joanne McNally, Steve Bennett, Roisin Dubh Comedy Clubh

Al Porter : Work In Progress, Joanne McNally, Steve Bennett, Roisin Dubh Comedy Clubh

Fri 1 Jul / 20:30€15 Show starts 9pm

As seen on BBC’s Live at the Apollo, BBC’s Late Licence, RTE’s Late Late Show & The Al Porter Show. Very little is as thrilling in life as live comedy, ...

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G.A.S.S. Midsummer Bonanza

G.A.S.S. Midsummer Bonanza

Fri 1 Jul / 23:30€5

G.A.S.S The great and secret show is please to bring you another night of complete madness with our midsummer 5euro Bonanza in the Roisin Dubh where we will be celebrating ...

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T.G.I.S.

T.G.I.S.

Fri 1 Jul / 23:30Free Upstairs

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The New 52, King Harvest & The Weight

The New 52, King Harvest & The Weight

Sat 2 Jul / 21:00€5 Upstairs

The New 52 are a Dublin based rock 'n' roll band formed by critically acclaimed solo artist Darragh Cullen. As their debut album is readied for release (produced by the ...

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DISCONAUTS Live Remix

DISCONAUTS Live Remix

Sat 2 Jul / 23:30€5

Local house deviants Disconauts do their first live show of the summer in Roisin Dubh this Saturday 2 July. DJs Keith and Padraic will be joined onstage by percussionist John McGrath ...

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Idioteque

Idioteque

Sat 2 Jul / 23:30Free

Every week Graham Dolan plays a discerning selection of vintage gems, future classics and everything in-between. Expect to hear indie, alternative, soul, garage rock, new wave and more.

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Groove.Shake

Groove.Shake

Sat 2 Jul / 23:30Free Upstairs

Bass. Electronic. Disco. House with Mitch & Killian

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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Sun 3 Jul / 21:00Free Upstairs

Whether you are a comedian, dancer, opera-singer, magician, singer-songwriter, Bruce Willis look-a-like or anything else for that matter....come in and hone your talents at Open Night at Roisin Dubh. Just ...

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John Conneely Inc.

John Conneely Inc.

Sun 3 Jul / 23:30€3

A collection of musicians and friends playing some unique renditions of some well known Jazz and Blues tunes along with some of John's original material. With a big voice ...

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That's What's Up

That's What's Up

Mon 4 Jul / 23:00Free

That's What's Up is a hip hop night every monday night in the roisin dubh, All your favorites from classics to modern day belters.

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Roisin Dubh Comedy Showcase

Roisin Dubh Comedy Showcase

Tue 5 Jul / 21:00€5 Pay at the door - includes a FREE pint of Tuborg & Free Silent Disco

Róisín Dubh Comedy Showcase Every Tuesday at Róisín Dubh Featuring the very best emerging stand up talent Regular hosts in rotation: Bob Hennigan, Johnny Graham & Eoin Burns Doors 9pm, Show at ...

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Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Tue 5 Jul / 23:00€5 Admission includes a free shot of Jager

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Citog, Samyel, Whim, Aidan Breen

Citog, Samyel, Whim, Aidan Breen

Wed 6 Jul / 21:00Free

Citóg is an old Irish term denoting a left-handed person. Sinistrality being considered a sign of the devil, the term Citóg was often ascribed in a derogatory manner to those ...

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Disappear Here

Disappear Here

Wed 6 Jul / 23:00Free

No cheese, no filler, alternative, funk and pop anthems with Maxi Browne

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So Cow, Shrug Life, Fonda

So Cow, Shrug Life, Fonda

Thu 7 Jul / 21:00Free Strange Brew

"So Cow emerges on The Long Con as a fresh new voice in rock music, and the band has a sound that is inherently dynamic and doesn’t need to sit ...

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Harvester, Okus

Harvester, Okus

Thu 7 Jul / 21:00€6 Upstairs. €10 with album.

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Strange Brew

Strange Brew

Thu 7 Jul / 23:30Free

Indie beats, alternative rock and good vibrations from the past, the present and the not too distant future with gugai.

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Deirdre OKane 1DEE, Chris Kent, Steve Bennett, Roisin Dubh Comedy Clubh

Deirdre OKane 1DEE, Chris Kent, Steve Bennett, Roisin Dubh Comedy Clubh

Fri 8 Jul / 20:30€18 Róisín Dubh Comedy, show starts 9pm (rescheduled from April 29th)

After a seven-year break from stand-up, during which she had babies, made a movie in Vietnam and became the mother of Moone Boy, Deirdre O’Kane returns with a brand new ...

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New Pope

New Pope

Fri 8 Jul / 21:00€10 (€5 members) Upstairs. €10 with album.

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Mashole

Mashole

Fri 8 Jul / 23:30Free

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T.G.I.S.

T.G.I.S.

Fri 8 Jul / 23:30Free Upstairs

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Emma Pollock (The Delgados, Chemikal Underground)

Emma Pollock (The Delgados, Chemikal Underground)

Sat 9 Jul / 14:00€5 LOST IN FRANCE Premier Party

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The Grunts

The Grunts

Sat 9 Jul / 21:00Free Upstairs

Cork alt-punks The Grunts release their new album ‘Cult before Country’ with a headline gig on June 3rd at The Cranelane Theatre in Cork through the 'Inner Chapter' label. The ...

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Idioteque

Idioteque

Sat 9 Jul / 23:30Free

Every week Graham Dolan plays a discerning selection of vintage gems, future classics and everything in-between. Expect to hear indie, alternative, soul, garage rock, new wave and more.

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Groove.Shake

Groove.Shake

Sat 9 Jul / 23:30Free Upstairs

Bass. Electronic. Disco. House with Mitch & Killian

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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Sun 10 Jul / 21:00Free Upstairs

Whether you are a comedian, dancer, opera-singer, magician, singer-songwriter, Bruce Willis look-a-like or anything else for that matter....come in and hone your talents at Open Night at Roisin Dubh. Just ...

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John Conneely Inc.

John Conneely Inc.

Sun 10 Jul / 23:30€3

A collection of musicians and friends playing some unique renditions of some well known Jazz and Blues tunes along with some of John's original material. With a big voice ...

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Mary Coughlan

Mary Coughlan

Mon 11 Jul / 20:00€22.50 (€20 members) Galway International Arts Festival

Ireland’s most revered jazz and blues legend Mary Coughlan makes a welcome return ?to her hometown of Galway for her first Festival performance in over a decade. With ?a wonderful back ...

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That's What's Up

That's What's Up

Mon 11 Jul / 23:00Free

That's What's Up is a hip hop night every monday night in the roisin dubh, All your favorites from classics to modern day belters.

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Mary Coughlan

Mary Coughlan

Tue 12 Jul / 20:00€22.50 (€20 members) Galway International Arts Festival

Ireland’s most revered jazz and blues legend Mary Coughlan makes a welcome return ?to her hometown of Galway for her first Festival performance in over a decade. With ?a wonderful back ...

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Roisin Dubh Comedy Showcase

Roisin Dubh Comedy Showcase

Tue 12 Jul / 21:00€5 Pay at the door - includes a FREE pint of Tuborg & Free Silent Disco

Róisín Dubh Comedy Showcase Every Tuesday at Róisín Dubh Featuring the very best emerging stand up talent Regular hosts in rotation: Bob Hennigan, Johnny Graham & Eoin Burns Doors 9pm, Show at ...

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Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Tue 12 Jul / 23:00€5 Admission includes a free shot of Jager

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We Banjo 3, Hermitage Green, Jig Jam

We Banjo 3, Hermitage Green, Jig Jam

Wed 13 Jul / 19:30€25 Last of the tickets at the door. Seapoint Ballroom, Salthill

There can’t be many rhapsodic superlatives left in the box for Irish quartet We Banjo 3, whose virtuosic Irish/bluegrass/old-time mix attained freshly dizzying heights on their stupendous second album Gather ...

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Popical Island vs Citóg Records, Steven Sharpe, Grounds For Invasion, Majestic Bears, No Monster Club, Me & My Dog, Land Lovers

Popical Island vs Citóg Records, Steven Sharpe, Grounds For Invasion, Majestic Bears, No Monster Club, Me & My Dog, Land Lovers

Wed 13 Jul / 20:00€12.50 (€10 members) Galway International Arts Festival

Two of Ireland’s most unique record labels/ collectives, Dublin–based Popical Island and Galway’s Citóg Records, go head to head in what promises to be a special night for indie music ...

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Disappear Here

Disappear Here

Wed 13 Jul / 23:00Free

No cheese, no filler, alternative, funk and pop anthems with Maxi Browne

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Pleasure Beach, Orchid Collective

Pleasure Beach, Orchid Collective

Thu 14 Jul / 20:00€12.50 (€10 members) Galway International Arts Festival

This spirited band... are years ahead in their knowledge of music - Pure M Magazine ?The Choice Prize nominated Belfast band Pleasure Beach have recently drawn comparisons to Springsteen and Arcade Fire. ...

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Strange Brew

Strange Brew

Thu 14 Jul / 23:30Free

Indie beats, alternative rock and good vibrations from the past, the present and the not too distant future with gugai.

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King Kong Company

King Kong Company

Thu 14 Jul / 23:45€20 (€18 members) Galway International Arts Festival

Critics and fans have been raving about King Kong Company in blogs, in tweets and in the fields of this summer’s biggest festivals. In March the seven piece, best described ...

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Elvis Costello & The Impostors, The Undertones

Elvis Costello & The Impostors, The Undertones

Fri 15 Jul / 19:00€49.50 Absolut Galway International Arts Festival Big Top

Galway International Arts Festival and the Róisín Dubh are delighted to announce music legend Elvis Costello will make his festival debut when he plays the Absolut Festival Big Top on ...

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THE PAJAMA MEN with special guests Foil Arms & Hog & Steve Bennett

THE PAJAMA MEN with special guests Foil Arms & Hog & Steve Bennett

Fri 15 Jul / 20:00€23 (€20 members) GIAF & Roisin Dubh Comedy Clubh, Starts 8.30pm

THE PAJAMA MEN: Pterodactyl Nights World-renowned sketch superstars, known for their unique style that blends stand-up, sketch, improv, and outlandish characters in strange situations, the Pajama Men are like nothing else. ...

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T.G.I.S.

T.G.I.S.

Fri 15 Jul / 23:30Free

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DJ Joe

DJ Joe

Fri 15 Jul / 23:30Free Upstairs

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Bell X1, The Academic

Bell X1, The Academic

Sat 16 Jul / 19:00€35 Absolut Festival Big Top

Galway International Arts Festival and the Róisín Dubh are delighted to announce the return of Bell X1 to Galway, Live at the Absolut Festival Big Top on Saturday 16 July ...

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Soul Jazz Orchestra

Soul Jazz Orchestra

Sat 16 Jul / 20:00€24 (€22 members) Sold Out.

The Souljazz Orchestra has never stopped pushing the limits of its signature sound:?an explosive clash of Soul, Jazz, Afro, Latin and Caribbean styles, unleashed by blaring majestic horns, dusty vintage ...

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Idioteque

Idioteque

Sat 16 Jul / 23:30Free

Every week Graham Dolan plays a discerning selection of vintage gems, future classics and everything in-between. Expect to hear indie, alternative, soul, garage rock, new wave and more.

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Groove.Shake

Groove.Shake

Sat 16 Jul / 23:30Free Upstairs

Bass. Electronic. Disco. House with Mitch & Killian

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Big Fancy Open Mic Night

Big Fancy Open Mic Night

Sun 17 Jul / 21:00Free Upstairs

Like the open mic, except bigger & fancier and with €100 prize.

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John Conneely Inc.

John Conneely Inc.

Sun 17 Jul / 23:30€3

A collection of musicians and friends playing some unique renditions of some well known Jazz and Blues tunes along with some of John's original material. With a big voice ...

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That's What's Up

That's What's Up

Mon 18 Jul / 21:00Free

That's What's Up is a hip hop night every monday night in the roisin dubh, All your favorites from classics to modern day belters.

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Galway Street Club

Galway Street Club

Mon 18 Jul / 21:00€5

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Villagers, Mick Flannery

Villagers, Mick Flannery

Tue 19 Jul / 19:00€33.50 Tickets available from Absolut Festival Big Top Box Office

Where Have You Been All My Life?, released on 8th January 2016, is a collection of songs that distils five years and three albums of Villagers’ songwriting into one flowing ...

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SAMMY J & RANDY with special guest Spencer Jones  & Karl Spain

SAMMY J & RANDY with special guest Spencer Jones & Karl Spain

Tue 19 Jul / 20:00€23 (€20 members) GIAF & Roisin Dubh Comedy Clubh, Starts 8.30pm

Chaotic tomfoolery, songs & outbursts of filth An evening with SAMMY J & RANDY Stars of their own hit TV show back home, Australia's favourite skinny man and purple puppet, Sammy J ...

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Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Tue 19 Jul / 23:00€5 Admission includes a free shot of Jager

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Dan Deacon, Meltybrains?

Dan Deacon, Meltybrains?

Wed 20 Jul / 20:00€25 (€22.50 members) Galway International Arts Festival

Dan Deacon is an American singer, composer and electronic music iconoclast. Deacon?sits at the edge of pop experimentation and delivers rapturous electronic pop and big– hearted psychedelic hymns in equal ...

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Disappear Here

Disappear Here

Wed 20 Jul / 23:00Free

No cheese, no filler, alternative, funk and pop anthems with Maxi Browne

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Imelda May, Damien Dempsey

Imelda May, Damien Dempsey

Thu 21 Jul / 19:00€39.50 Absolut Galway International Arts Festival Big Top

Dublin-born Imelda May has the rare kind of raw talent and timeless glamour that truly illuminates the stage. You don't just watch Imelda perform, you experience it, "She holds her ...

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Dan Deacon, Slow Place Like Home

Dan Deacon, Slow Place Like Home

Thu 21 Jul / 20:00€25 (€22.50 members) Galway International Arts Festival

Dan Deacon is an American singer, composer and electronic music iconoclast. Deacon?sits at the edge of pop experimentation and delivers rapturous electronic pop and big– hearted psychedelic hymns in equal ...

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Tracy Bruen

Tracy Bruen

Thu 21 Jul / 21:00Free Upstairs

"With a stunning vocal range and a theatrical bent, multi-instrumentalist Tracy Bruen blends indie folk with wistful blues to tug the heartstrings and inspire the mind. Let her rich and ...

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Strange Brew

Strange Brew

Thu 21 Jul / 23:30Free

Indie beats, alternative rock and good vibrations from the past, the present and the not too distant future with gugai.

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The Gloaming

The Gloaming

Fri 22 Jul / 19:00€39.50 Absolut Big Top

Exquisite - The Guardian Fresh from sold-out shows in London and Dublin earlier this year, contemporary Irish music sensation The Gloaming play the Absolut Big Top at the Galway International Arts ...

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God Is An Astronaut

God Is An Astronaut

Fri 22 Jul / 20:00€18 (€16 members) Galway International Arts Festival

White noise roars out with unexpected grace. - The Irish Times The unique combination of visual and sonic barrage have made God Is An Astronaut one of the most intense Irish live ...

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Roisin Dubh Comedy Clubh, BEST OF COMEDY SHOWCASE with Paul Marsh, Keith Fox, Grainne McKeever

Roisin Dubh Comedy Clubh, BEST OF COMEDY SHOWCASE with Paul Marsh, Keith Fox, Grainne McKeever

Fri 22 Jul / 21:00€8 €8 in advance, €10 at door (Includes a FREE JAGER at start)

Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh (say it out loud), is a new night of top quality comedians from home and abroad. Our resident host is musical comedian Steve Bennett, bringing ...

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T.G.I.S.

T.G.I.S.

Fri 22 Jul / 23:30Free

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DJ Joe

DJ Joe

Fri 22 Jul / 23:30Free Upstairs

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Suede, The Frank & Walters

Suede, The Frank & Walters

Sat 23 Jul / 19:00€45 Absolut Big Top

Night Thoughts honors Suede’s longstanding place in Brit-rock history as theatrical brooders with a penchant for pop and post-punk, while also celebrating the five-piece’s growth by supplying listeners with another ...

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Tommy Emmanuel

Tommy Emmanuel

Sat 23 Jul / 19:30€35 Seapoint Ballroom, Galway International Arts Festival

I hesitate to refer to Tommy Emmanuel simply as a guitar player, because he is unquestionably one of the most gifted artists of our time." - Acoustic Guitar Magazine "... the ...

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Daithi, Mmoths, Toby Kaar

Daithi, Mmoths, Toby Kaar

Sat 23 Jul / 20:00€16 (€14 members) Galway International Arts Festival

Tribes is the follow up to his 2013 In Flight debut album. Daithi’s new improv live show has taken his performance to a whole new level, and, after a ...

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Frankenstein Bolts

Frankenstein Bolts

Sat 23 Jul / 21:00Free Upstairs

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Idioteque

Idioteque

Sat 23 Jul / 23:30Free

Every week Graham Dolan plays a discerning selection of vintage gems, future classics and everything in-between. Expect to hear indie, alternative, soul, garage rock, new wave and more.

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Groove.Shake

Groove.Shake

Sat 23 Jul / 23:30Free Upstairs

Bass. Electronic. Disco. House with Mitch & Killian

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Brian Deady, Dermot Kennedy

Brian Deady, Dermot Kennedy

Sun 24 Jul / 20:00€18 (€16 members) Last of the tickets at the door

Deady is becoming our No 1 favourite act in Ireland “- Nile Rodgers. The long awaited second album “Non-Fiction” from Brian Deady has been met with wide critical acclaim from the ...

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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Sun 24 Jul / 21:00Free Upstairs

Whether you are a comedian, dancer, opera-singer, magician, singer-songwriter, Bruce Willis look-a-like or anything else for that matter....come in and hone your talents at Open Night at Roisin Dubh. Just ...

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John Conneely Inc.

John Conneely Inc.

Sun 24 Jul / 23:30€3

A collection of musicians and friends playing some unique renditions of some well known Jazz and Blues tunes along with some of John's original material. With a big voice ...

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That's What's Up

That's What's Up

Mon 25 Jul / 21:00Free

That's What's Up is a hip hop night every monday night in the roisin dubh, All your favorites from classics to modern day belters.

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Roisin Dubh Comedy Showcase

Roisin Dubh Comedy Showcase

Tue 26 Jul / 21:00€5 Pay at the door - includes a FREE pint of Tuborg & Free Silent Disco

Róisín Dubh Comedy Showcase Every Tuesday at Róisín Dubh Featuring the very best emerging stand up talent Regular hosts in rotation: Bob Hennigan, Johnny Graham & Eoin Burns Doors 9pm, Show at ...

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Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Silent Disco on Tuesdays!!

Tue 26 Jul / 23:00€5 Admission includes a free shot of Jager

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Little Cinema

Little Cinema

Wed 27 Jul / 20:30€5

Little Cinema is a short film showcase running since 2010, set up by three film-maker friends who met in college in Galway. It showcases films of all genres made by ...

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Matt Poss

Matt Poss

Wed 27 Jul / 21:00Free Upstairs

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Disappear Here

Disappear Here

Wed 27 Jul / 23:00Free

No cheese, no filler, alternative, funk and pop anthems with Maxi Browne

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Strange Brew Summer Shindig 12

Strange Brew Summer Shindig 12

Thu 28 Jul / 20:00€5 Includes a free pint of Hophouse 13

Race Week is nearly upon us, and that means that Ladies' Day is nearly upon us and that means that it is time for the perfect antidote to Ladies Day; ...

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Roisin Dubh Comedy Clubh, Robbie Bonham, Danny Ryan, Steve Bennett

Roisin Dubh Comedy Clubh, Robbie Bonham, Danny Ryan, Steve Bennett

Fri 29 Jul / 21:00€8 €8 in advance, €10 at door (Includes a FREE JAGER at start)

Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh (say it out loud), is a new night of top quality comedians from home and abroad. Our resident host is musical comedian Steve Bennett, bringing ...

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Stop Making Sense : Live Screening & Party

Stop Making Sense : Live Screening & Party

Fri 29 Jul / 23:00€10

After 4 in row (sell out) shows in The Sugar Club last year we have decided to take our little idea on the road around Ireland for the first time. ...

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These Charming Men play the music of The Smiths & Morrissey

These Charming Men play the music of The Smiths & Morrissey

Sat 30 Jul / 21:00€12.50 (€10 members)

These Charming Men from Dublin Ireland were formed in 1995 and to this day continue to charm fans of The Smiths and Morrissey all around the globe with their finely ...

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Idioteque

Idioteque

Sat 30 Jul / 23:30Free

Every week Graham Dolan plays a discerning selection of vintage gems, future classics and everything in-between. Expect to hear indie, alternative, soul, garage rock, new wave and more.

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Groove.Shake

Groove.Shake

Sat 30 Jul / 23:30Free Upstairs

Bass. Electronic. Disco. House with Mitch & Killian

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Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Sun 31 Jul / 20:00€10

The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble is a family band consisting of 7 blood brothers trained in musical instrumentation since the tender ages of 4 & 5 by their father, jazz trumpeter/band ...

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Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Sun 31 Jul / 21:00Free Upstairs

Whether you are a comedian, dancer, opera-singer, magician, singer-songwriter, Bruce Willis look-a-like or anything else for that matter....come in and hone your talents at Open Night at Roisin Dubh. Just ...

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John Conneely Inc.

John Conneely Inc.

Sun 31 Jul / 23:30€3

A collection of musicians and friends playing some unique renditions of some well known Jazz and Blues tunes along with some of John's original material. With a big voice ...

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