International Comedy Cellar

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Coordinates: 53°20′35″N 6°15′42″W / 53.343105°N 6.261779°W / 53.343105; -6.261779 The Dublin Comedy Cellar is a comedy club in the International Bar on Dublin's South Wicklow Street. It was Ireland's first comedy club and was founded by 'Mr. Trellis' members Irish comedians Ardal O'Hanlon, Barry Murphy and Kevin Gildea.[1][2][3] Dermot Carmody later took on a leading role. Many Irish and UK acts started their careers there including Des Bishop,[4] Tommy Tiernan, Dylan Moran and Eddie Izzard.[1]


  1. ^ a b Holmquist, Kate (2 January 2010). "The comedy don". The Irish Times. Retrieved 7 November 2017.
  2. ^ Cook, William (24 August 1996). "Comedy choice". The Guardian Guide. Aug 24-30 1996. p. 47.
  3. ^ Jarlath Regan (10 September 2017). "Kevin Gildea". An Irishman Abroad (Podcast) (208 ed.). Retrieved 7 November 2017 – via SoundCloud.
  4. ^ Eamon Dunphy (7 March 2009). "Des Bishop". In Conversations with Eamon Dunphy. RTÉ Radio 1. Retrieved 7 November 2017.