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Tue, 12 Mar


Upstairs @ The International Bar

Institches Comedy Presents: Stand up on the Spot @ The International bar Doors 8pm Show 8;30PM

Stand up on the spot is the ultimate showcase of what Irish comedy has to offer. Comedians perform 10-minute sets of side-splittingly funny material. Here's the twist we then allow the audience to get involved, no topic is off limits, and no subject is too wild in this topical improv show.

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Institches Comedy Presents: Stand up on the Spot @ The International bar Doors 8pm Show 8;30PM
Institches Comedy Presents: Stand up on the Spot @ The International bar Doors 8pm Show 8;30PM

Time & Location

12 Mar 2024, 20:00 – 22:30

Upstairs @ The International Bar , 23 Wicklow St, Dublin, D02 VH59, Ireland

About the event

Get ready for the comedy chaos like never before! "Stand Up on the Spot" Presented by Institches Comedy  is the ultimate comedy rollercoaster where three hilarious stand-up comedians take the stage to deliver side-splitting laughs for 10 minutes each. But here's where it gets wild – the audience becomes the star of the show! Armed with suggestions for our suggestions buckets labelled "Current Events" and "Chaos," our lively crowd throws their wildest, wittiest, and weirdest ideas into the mix. From trending topics to off-the-wall antics, no joke is off-limits in this unpredictable laughter fest. Get ready to witness the magic as comedians turn your suggestions into instant comedy gold, creating a night of stand-up hilarity you won't find anywhere else! It's unscripted, unrestrained, and unbelievably funny – "Stand Up on the Spot" is the show where the audience takes center stage, and the laughter never stops!

Tonights Lineup : 

  • Edwin Sammon

is a comedian & Presenter who has established himself as one of the most popular comedians in the country over the last few years, his unpredictable and crowd pleasing style saw him win the Tedfest Golden Toilet Duck award in 2011 and led to him supporting the likes of Jason Byrne, Phil Jupitus and Ardal O’Hanlon while performing at major festivals and comedy clubs across Ireland and the U.K. Comedian & Presenter Edwin, later went on to appear on RTE’s New Comedy Awards and in 2013 he was part of the sold out nationwide “Lads Of Comedy ” tour.

Edwin has also starred as Fr. Gabriel in RTE’s latest sitcom ” Bridget and Eamon ” and has been touring  his first stand up special “Edwin Sammon vs Cancer ” while taking over the news desk on Republic Of Telly.

“Sharply Written, Brilliantly Performed.” - Totally Dublin

“Edwin Sammon was the find of the night…deploying some perfectly described imagery…which should offer something for everyone.” - Chortle. 

  • Shannon Basso Gaule

Shannon Basso Gaule is a Carlow-based comedian, who has been gigging non stop since his return from New Zealand.

He started his career in New Zealand in 2019 and won the Best Newcomer award by the NZ comedy guild in 2020. From there, he toured the country with two shows he co-produced: Booze and Craic and Lucky to Be Here. While also making appearances at the Classic Comedy Club.

Since moving back home, he has gigged all over Ireland and Europe; making appearances at Cherry Comedy, Coco Comedy Club in Cork, The Craic Den Dublin, Hardy Har Bray, Cosmic Comedy in Berlin, and The Comedy Clubhouse in Barcelona.

Shannon made his debut on the festival circuit this year, hosting the comedy tent at the Carlow Arts Festival and performing at Comedy Buffet, part of Body and Soul.

He has supported Irish comedy legend John Collearly and mostly recently supported Steve Hughes on the Carlow leg of his Irish tour Shannon was a finalist in Show Me the Funny in 2022 and won second place in 2023.

Shannon is the resident host of Stand Up at Scraggs, a monthly show based in Carlow and co-host of the Acting the Maggot Podcast with Emman Idama

IG: @sbgcomedy


Stitches Comedy Monday - Sunday Show:

Monday's: Peadar Kearney (Downstairs). Doors: 8:30pm / Shows: 9:00pm - 10:30pm. Fee: : Free Entry / Donation.

Tuesday's: The International Bar - Upstairs. Doors: 8:00pm / Shows: 8:30pm - 10:30pm. Fee: Online €10 / Door €12.

Wednesday's: Peadar Kearney (Downstairs). Doors: 8:30pm / Shows: 9:00pm - 10:30pm. Fee: €10 + a drink token / €6 Entry Only / Door Fee: €8

Thursday's: Peadar Kearney. Doors: 8:30pm / Shows: 9:00pm - 10:30pm. Fee: Student €10 / Adult €12 + Half Pint of 5Lamps

Friday's & Saturday's: Peadar Kearney Pub - (Cellar): {2 Shows). Doors: 8:30pm / Shows: 9:00pm - 10:30pm. Fee: Student €13 / Adult €15 + Half Pint of 5Lamps

Sunday's: Peadar Kearney Pub - (Cellar): {2 Shows)

Afternoon Show - Doors: 3:30pm / Shows: 4:00pm - 5:30pm. Fee: €2 + Donations at the end.

Evening Show - Doors: 8:30pm / Shows: 9:00pm - 10:30pm. Fee: €10

Peadar Kearney's Pub - Cellar - 64 Dame St, Temple Bar, Dublin, D02 RT72

Refund Policy: Refunds will be issued right up until the event day. Unless otherwise noted, refund requests made on the day of the event will not be granted; however, they may be transferred to an other date if allowed.

Please contact us by email at for group bookings or call +353 83 172 8227 with any questions.

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