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6 of the best places to catch great comedy in Dublin

In need of a good laugh? Look no further.

1. The International Bar

Arguably the home of comedy in Dublin, The International Bar hosts three comedy shows every week — Dublin Comedy Improv, The Comedy Cellar and The International Comedy Club.

Pop in and let the likes of Tara Flynn, Chris Kent and Alison Spittle make you giggle.

2. Patriots Inn, Kilmainham

Otherwise known as the home of Colm O’Regan’s monthly comedy show, Inn Jokes. Previous performers include Eleanor Tiernan, Foil Arms and Hog, Kevin Gildea and many, many more.

Happy days.

3. The Stag’s Head

Comedy Crunch, one of the most popular comedy shows in the city, takes place in The Stag’s Head every Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Attendees are treated to free comedy from some of Ireland’s top comedians and free ice-cream.

Win win.

4. Anseo, Camden Street

Have your funny bone tickled in one of the city’s most intimate comedy venues. The Camden Street pub has previously hosted the likes of David O’Doherty, Joanne McNally and Bec Hill. Not bad, eh>

Keep an eye on their Facebook for upcoming events.

5. Chaplin’s, Hawkins Street

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Chaplin’s is the setting for comedy shoes every Friday and Saturday. Drop in and you’re likely to catch comedy from stars of The Savage Eye, Father Ted and more.

The show regularly sells out and line-ups are announced well in advance, so visit the website for more info.

6. Whelan’s


Every Monday, Whelan’s hosts Pop The Cherry Comedy, a comedy night featuring young up-and-comers that you’ll be able to say you saw way back when.

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