The Connacht Hotel


The Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway has grown since its beginning in 2005 to become a major event on the comedy circuit in Ireland, regularly attracting big international names to the city for week leading up to and including the October Bank Holiday weekend. With several shows each day and night,  you are garaunteed to see well known comedians both Irish and international – including Bill Bailey, Rich Hall, Andrew Maxwell, Dermot & Dave, Ardal O'Hanlon, Omid Djalili, Jo Caulfield and Jaon Byrne. 

Oct 22nd to 28th 

2019 Headlining Acts

Head-lining acts for the 2019 Galway Comedy Festival include Bill Bailey, Ross Noble, John Bishop, Jason Byrne, Reginald D Hunter, Dermot & Dave, The Two Johnnies and Waterford Whispers News will take to the stage for a live perfomance. 

Hotel near Comedy Festival

  • We've got a variety of Accommodation options, whether you prefer Double, Twin, Triple or larger rooms to Sleep 4 or Inter-Connecting Bedrooms.
  • Self-Catering Apartments & Family Suites with Kitchenettes.
  • Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi.
  • Complimentary use of our 24hr Gym and 20m Swimming Pool, Steam Room & Sauna.
  • Ample Free Onsite Parking & Bus Parking available.
  • Choice of Dining options.

Our Central Location

Be part of the action, with our central location - just minutes from Galway City Centre. Located on the Old Dublin Rd, with a frequent bus service available to the city centre and onsite Taxi Rank.

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