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Join us at this years Ballycotton Comedy Festival for featured events in amazing venues all over Ballycotton.


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Laugh Your Ballycotton Socks Off!

The Second Annual Ballycotton Comedy Festival will take place September 29th to Octobeer 2nd 2022. We will bring world-class shows with packed lineups held over three days in some of Ballycotton’s best venues. So we invite you to join us and laugh your Ballycottonsocks off

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Hilarious Events Across Ballycotton

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What's On

Tickets limited and selling out fast.

CoCo Comedy Club

CoCo Comedy show on Sunday October 2nd with SIX hilarious acts — including a meal at Cush.

Andrew Maxwell

Andrew Maxwell is one of Ireland’s highest regarded comedians. A true master of funny. Having just returned from glowing 5-star reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Andrew descends on Ballycotton with his brand new show Krakatoa.

Adam Burke – Oct 1st – Blackbird

Adam Burke is a showman, an energetic, irrepressible, gag- spouting showman. Coming to The Blackbird, Ballycotton - October 1st

Closing Gala – Sea Church – Sun Oct 2nd

The Closing Gala for Ballycotton Comedy Fest 2022 will be taking place Sunday, October 2nd in Seachurch, Ballycotton. With Chris Kent, Stephen Mullen, and the Deirdre o Kane.

Ballycottons Future Goat – Oct 1st

Ballycotton's Future G.O.A.T Comedy Fest 2022 will be taking place Saturday October 1st in The Blackbird, Ballycotton. With Keego, Lesly Martinez, Alan J Byrne, Ray Murphy and Sinead Walsh.


Hailing from ‘The Rebel County’ (That’s Cork for anyone outside Ireland), Chris gave up the day job as an electrician to pursue his calling in comedy. He emerged onto the Irish comedy scene in 2009 after winning the Bulmers Nuttin’ But Funny competition.

Blindboy Live Podcast Show – Sept 29th

Opening Gala – Sept 30th

The Opening Gala for Ballycotton Comedy Fest 2022 will be taking place Friday September 30th in The Blackbird, Ballycotton. With Paul Marsh, Martin Angolo, Fiona Frawley, and the amazing Ross Browne as MC.

Fred Cooke – Solo Show – Sea Church – Sunday Oct 2nd

Irish Comedian Fred Cooke has been delivering a unique brand of comedy through his musical prowess and wild crafted physical story telling since 2011.

The Main Show – Sea Church -Oct 1st

Our main show on Saturday October 1st features no less than FOUR hilarious acts. Laura Lexx, Joe Downing, Mickey Bartlett & The Competition Winner of the Open Mic! With the amazing Ross Browne as MC on the night


We are blessed to have a collection of beautiful venues around Ballycotton that will be host to some of Irelands top comics this October


An ambitious events space in Ballycotton, East Cork, Sea Church is a multidisciplinary venue housed in a fully refurbished Church of Ireland church.

cush restaraunt

Nestled on the working pier of Ballycotton, Cush offers something truly unique; a welcoming traditional maritime pub, an award-winning restaurant, and a stylish, family-run guesthouse.


The Blackbird, Ballycotton is a charming traditional Irish pub in the picturesque fishing village of Ballycotton, East Cork. Renowned for popular Live Music, Craft Beers, Extensive Whiskey and Gin collections, welcoming staff, fantastic family beer garden, great craic and delicious hand-made and locally sourced food from The Field Kitchen

ballycotton village

Beautiful Ballycotton is a coastal village in County Cork, Ireland, situated about 25 miles east of Cork city. It is a fishing village that sits on a rocky ledge overlooking Ballycotton Bay and has a sandy beach that stretches for about 25 kilometres east to Knockadoon Head. 

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