The Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway kicks with the likes of Bill Bailey, John Bishop, Ross Noble, Jason Byrne, Reginald D Hunter, Ardal O’Hanlon, Omid Djalili, Rich Hall and Shappi Khorsandi heading to Galway as this year’s stand-up superstars. The 2019 programme for Ireland’s largest festival of laughter is simply outstanding. With 75 shows and over 100 quality acts performing across 18 venues, Galway audiences are set for 7 deadly days and fun-filled nights of side-splitting comedy over the extended October bank holiday weekend.