Social Pictures: Launch Of The Vodafone Comedy Festival

It's almost that time of year again; the hugely popular Vodafone Comedy Festival is back, celebrating its 10th year from July 28th - 31st and the launch took place in The Odeon Bar, Dublin.

As always, this year's line-up brings together & celebrates the amazing array of Irish, American and UK comedy talent including established acts like David O'Doherty, Al Porter, Apres Match, Deirdre O?Kane, Maeve Higgins, PJ Gallagher, Foil Arms & Hog, Jason Byrne ,Joe DeRosa (Better Call Saul), Dan Soder (Billions, Inside Amy Schumer), Sasheer Zamata (SNL & ACLU's Celebrity Ambassador for Women's Rights), Milton Jones and Bill Burr.

As well as 45 individual shows in five venues featuring over 80 acts, there are many fun things happening throughout the weekend including street performers, musicians, gourmet food and bars, and the always hilarious and bizarre lucky-dip that is the Horsebox Theatre.


Tickets for the festival are on sale this Monday 13th June with 20,000 people expected to attend over the duration of the festival. See all the snaps from the launch in our gallery above.

For full details of the Vodafone Comedy Festival Line-up and programme information visit

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