The Errigle Inn Comedy Club

Paddy McDonnell, Paddy McGaughey / Compered by George Firehorse



Paddy McDonnell is one of the fastest rising talents on the Northern Irish comedy circuit. Whether gigging on his home turf of West Belfast or taking his hilarious tales of everyday life around the country, Paddy has won over audiences with his uncompromising, insightful material.

Taxi driver by day, Funnyman by night, Paddy has raked up thousands of gig miles since first exploding onto the stage in 2010. He has performed many times at Belfast’s prestigious Empire Laughs back and Queen’s Comedy Clubs, as well as all the main clubs in Dublin.

Paddy has also stormed the Legendary Stand Comedy Clubs in Edinburgh and Glasgow, as well as the Hot Water Comedy club in Liverpool, and has won comedy competitions at Molly’s Parlour, Lisburn, and Molly Brown’s, Newtownards.

He has appeared on the bill with a host of big names, including Patrick Keilty, Ardal O’Hanlon, Des Bishop, Daniel Sloss, Tom Stade and Mike Wilmot. In 2012 he premiered his one-man show ‘Dagger’ at the first Belly Laughs comedy Festival to rave reviews.

As popular with fellow comedians as he is with audiences of all ages, genders and flag preferences, Paddy brings raw energy and excitement to the stand-up scene.

“There’s no stopping this cabbie’s gag-fest”-The Belfast Telegraph
“A very, very funny man indeed”
“He used everything he had to make us laugh, and I mean everything”- Derry Journal
“No-holds-barred, raucous style”-AU Magazine

Paddy is a regular performer and MC has been amusing the country with his quirky quips for quite some time. Paddy is a charming comedian, mixing wide-eyed country innocence with worldly cynicism. Plus he does lots of gags. Good ones, too. He has headlined all over Ireland and is the winner of several stand-up contests. He recently performed as support to Tim McGarry, Jake O’Kane and has also supported Eddie Izzard in Dublin.



Tickets £7