Comedy weekend at The Maritime Hotel in Bantry

Bantry comedy

Posted on: 5th September, 2016

Category: Arts & Entertainment

Contributor: West Cork People

Banish the winter blues and laugh yourself silly at The Maritime Hotel in Bantry this November as Tommy Tiernan and comedy trio Foil, Arms & Hog take to the stage across one hilarious weekend of comedy.

Tommy Tiernan performs his show, Under the Influence, on Friday, November 11.  One of Ireland’s most popular comedians, Tiernan is currently winding up his month long residency at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Tiernan takes to the stage refusing to take anything seriously. The political and the personal are all up for grabs as the only goal of the evening is laughter. Allow yourself be guided by a language loving and theatrical performer with a half thought out plan, no professional qualifications and a mouth with a mind of its own. Can you trust him? To be silly, yes, to behave, no.

Foil, Arms & Hog perform on Saturday, November 12.  Following sell-out runs at the Dublin and Edinburgh Fringe festivals, over four million hits on YouTube, five exclusives on American comedy website Funny or Die and an endorsement from Rowan Atkinson, Foil Arms and Hog are one of the country’s finest up and coming comedians. In their new show, SkiddlyWup, they present their most critically acclaimed material to date, showcasing a delicious blend of bizarre, surreal and hilarious comedy scenes with outrageous characters and unexpected twists.

Tickets for Tommy Tiernan cost €28 and tickets for Foil, Arms & Hog cost €15, both are on sale now. A special weekend comedy package is also available at The Maritime Hotel, its costs €155 per person sharing and includes two nights Bed & Breakfast, one evening meal and a ticket to each show. For more information or to book visit www.themaritime.ie.

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