Need a good laugh? Here are some of the best comedy gigs to check out in Dublin this month...
After a long and hectic week in the office, a night of comedy is the perfect way to lift your spirit.
Whether it's a fun evening out with pals or a unique date night, it's the perfect way to shake off the stresses of the week and have a laugh with your mates.
Thankfully, this year's Winter in Dublin programme is packed with incredible live entertainment, celebrating the best of the arts through highly-acclaimed theatre, unmissable musicals and brilliant comedy.
In November alone, some of Ireland's most entertaining comedians will be performing in venues all around Dublin, offering an unbeatable night of laughs for anyone looking to get their comedy fix this month.
If you're looking to catch a few gigs before the Christmas celebrations begin, here are some of the best comedy performances taking place this month...
5. Haunted & If These Wigs Could Talk at the Abbey Theatre
Catch a show from two comedic legends in one night! Until 3 December, Tara Flynn and Panti Bliss are running back-to-back shows in the Abbey Theatre.
With both of these artists playing a critical role in some of Ireland's recent social change triumphs, Haunted & If These Wigs Could Talk will feature touching and hilarious anecdotes from both comics' lives. Tara Flynn's Haunted uses humour to reflect on grief, her campaign work and the offline impact of online abuse, while Panti Bliss' show examines her mistakes, failures and triumphs through a salacious and hilarious lens.
4. Ask Your Ma with Enya Martin at The Civic
The hilarious Enya Martin brings her brand new stand-up show, Ask Your Ma, to The Civic on 25 November and it promises to be a very entertaining night out.
Made up of hilarious anecdotes and observations, her set will take the audience on a rollercoaster of a journey through Enya's life experiences. Covering everything from moving in with her boyfriend during lockdown to the things that drive her to drink, prepare for a night of incredible laughs.
3. Stillgarden Comedy at Stillgarden Distillery
Looking for a fun night out in Dublin 8? Pair an evening of laughs with some tasty whiskey drinks later this month at Stillgarden Comedy.
Stillgarden Distillery will play host to an epic night of comedy on 24 November, with Fred Cooke headlining this very entertaining night out. He'll be supported by Richie Bree and Lovin's own Fiona Frawley, with Sharon Mannion as MC for the night.
2. The Laughter Lounge
Before the festive season well and truly begins, make a date for the Laughter Lounge for a hilarious night out with some of Dublin's top comedians. The venue is hosting a number of festive comedy events in the lead-up to Christmas, each featuring some top-class comedians, DJ sets, a late bar and a welcome drink on arrival.
But be quick! Several of the Laughter Lounge's Christmas events are already sold out, so be sure to act fast if you want to book your spot.
1. Comedy at the International
A night out at one of The International's comedy gigs always guarantees a good laugh and judging by the line-up over the next few weeks, their Christmas gigs will be no exception.
The likes of Richie Bree, Ger Staunton, John Spillane, Paul Marsh, Chris Kent and loads more stellar Irish comedians are set to take the stage over the next few weeks. With gigs taking place every Thursday, Friday and Saturday and tickets available from just €12, it's the perfect spot for a unique and affordable Christmas night out.
Find a full programme of Winter in Dublin events at VisitDublin.com