The summer months are drawing tantalisingly close, which means that many festivals are now in the process of finalising their line-ups.

One of them is Groove Festival, which takes place in Kilruddery House, Bray on July 7th and 8th and which has just announced its comedy line-up for 2018.

As well as music from the likes of Fun Lovin' Criminals, The Riptide Movement and Heather Small, Groovers will have the following acts on hand to tickle their bellies:

Eric Lalor: 'Fair City' bad boy Cathal Spillane, as seen at every major comedy festival

Lisa Casey: Irish Comedian of the Year and first ever Best New Act Competition winner.

Emma Doran: International Comedy Club and viral video star.

Totally Wired: Laughter Lounge's most requested act and as seen in Vicar Street.

Aoife Dooley: Bestselling author and creator of 'Your One, Nikita' series.

Danny O' Brien: Fresh off his international, critically acclaimed 'RaconTour'. Co- founder of The Comedy Crunch and support act on the 'Dermot and Dave Live Tour'.

Richie Bree: Winner of 'Ireland's Got Comedy Talent 2017'.


Tickets are on sale now from or from and their retail outlets.