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Upstairs in the Dew Drop Inn is a comedy club and is considered to be the smallest of its kind in the country. Hosting one of the most entertaining, amusing, and whimsical stand-up comedy shows in Ireland, this place is a must visit for laughter doses. Featuring comedians from all over the country, it offers a platform for upcoming artistes. One thing is sure, this spot is known for its rib tickling acts that will make you laugh till you drop!
Between the medieval quarter and the shopping area of Galway city stands this small, vintage pub. The colorful exterior gives a hint of the lively atmosphere within. This pub attracts a regular local crowd, and tourists are drawn to the buzz in summer when the crowd spills on to the street. The bar staff has the reputation of being among the most obliging and friendly in Galway. The pub is known to host comedy evenings with Ireland's Smallest Comedy Club on a regular basis. A favorite on game nights, the pub is also one of the best places to watch a live game.
The Roisin Dubh is internationally renowned as a live music venue. The Frames, and The Handsome Family have all played acoustic sets here, as have various emerging singer/songwriters. Also known as Galway's top comedy venue, the Roisin Dubh has featured top acts like Stewart Lee and Rich Hall. The Galway Comedy Festival draws both local and tourist crowds to the city, and is hosted here. The venue is intimate and atmospheric with good acoustics, and people crowd cozily into the wooden tables and booths. The outer bar is cozy and warm, ideal on a wet winter night. A fire usually blazes just inside the door, and the bar staff are quirky but usually friendly.