Kilkenny Cat Laughs is Irelands annual craic pilgrimage, and has been heralding the start of the summer season since 1995. Now in its 24th edition, the festival has played host over the years to international and domestic world class comedy and is renowned for treating both talent and audience to a warm, welcoming and convivial atmosphere in Kilkenny, at the heart of Irelands Ancient East. Cat Laughs has a reputation for being the comedians comedy festival, and for creating an atmosphere where anything can happen. Over the years the festival has nurtured the fledgling careers of Irish acts like Dara O Briain, Aisling Bea, Graham Norton, Dylan Moran, Maeve Higgins, Ardal OHanlon, Joanne McNally, Deirdre OKane, David ODoherty, Des Bishop and many, many more. We have also welcomed international luminaries like Bill Murray, Zach Galifianakis, Laura Kightlinger, Bill Burr, George Wendt, Ross Noble, Peter Kay, Bill Bailey, Tig Notaro, Emo Philips and Sarah Millican among others. In 2017, Matt Smyth and Dan Colley of Collapsing Horse Theatre took over the reins as Artistic Directors, bringing some of their own comedy influences onboard and and building on the fine legacy of the festival. They take the helm again in 2018 and look forward to combining the best in comedy standup with new names in the world of improv, sketch, podcasts and more. Roll on summer!
More Info: http://thecatlaughs.com/
May 30 @ 7:30pm
- June 3 @ 12:30am
where:Multiple Locations in Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland map