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NUIG SU Comedy Presents: Chris Kent & Steve Bennett

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NUIG SU Comedy presents Chris Kent and Steve Bennett 8pm Monday 20th November in the O’Flaherty Theatre. 
€5 tickets on sale from the SU Office and SU Engineering desk now.

About Chris Kent:
Hailing from ‘The Rebel County’, Chris gave up the day job as an electrician, to pursue his calling in comedy. Having shared the stage with the likes of Bill Burr, Dylan Moran, David O’ Doherty, PJ Gallagher and Neil Delamare, Chris himself is en route to becoming a household name. His festival appearances include The Kilkenny Cat Laughs, The Vodafone Comedy festival, The Galway Comedy festival, Electric Picnic, and many more.. He has had a number of successful runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. T.V. appearances include, the RTÉ 2 panel show Next Year’s News, and The Craig Doyle Show. In the UK, he has appeared on Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central for Comedy Central. Following on from being listed as “One to Watch” in The Dublin magazine’s “Red Hot and Rising”, Chris Kent was voted as one of the Top Five Irish Comedians by Hot Press Magazine.
‘Original hilarious material…Among the best acts I’ve seen’ The Mirror *****

About Steve Bennett:
Reigning Irish Comedian of the Year
Winner Show me the Funny & Musical Comedy Awards Best Newcomer 2014
Resident MC of Roisin Dubh Comedy Clubh
Played Electric Picnic, Body & Soul, Forbidden Fruit, Vodafone Galway

Irish Comedian of the year, Steve Bennett is one of Ireland’s most exciting comedic talents. A charismatic and energetic presence, Bennett blends charming wit and musical comedy.
“Clearly an adept entertainer with an engagingly wry sense of humour” – Chortle

The NUIG Students’ Union Pink Ladies Night


NUI Galway Students’ Union presents: The Pink Ladies Night

7pm Tuesday 10th November in the College Bar

Pop-Up Beauty Salon with hair, makeup and nails .

Pink bubbles, Chocolate Fountain, Rugby players getting waxed, DJ, raffle and your MC for the night Steve Bennett. 

What more could you ask for! 

Raising funds for Galway Rape Crisis Centre and the Irish Cancer Society.

Over 18’s Event. NUI Galway ID Required. 


NUI Galway Students’ Union Comedy Presents Foil, Arms & Hog


The NUI Galway Students’ Union €5 comedy gigs are back for 2014/15! 

We are delighted to announce that our first comedy gig of the year will be Foil, Arms & Hog with support from Steve Bennett on Monday 15th September at 8pm in the O’Flaherty Theatre.

Tickets are just €5 and are on sale in the SU Office (Mon-Fri 10am-5pm) and the SU Engineering Desk (Mon-Fri 11am-3pm).

About Foil, Arms and Hog:

Foil Arms and Hog are Ireland’s top comedy sketch group. Called ‘Pure Brilliant’ by Tommy Tiernan, the group have starred on RTÉ’s the Savage Eye, have over 4 million hits on YouTube and sold out the Edinburgh comedy festival five years running. In 2014, they embarked on a World Tour taking in Chicago, San Francisco, LA and Adelaide and culminating in a sold out show at Dublin’s Vicar Street. Their act is a unique blend of sketch comedy and stand-up with wickedly twisted characters, unpredictable scenes and high energy performances. Not to be missed. For videos and further info on the show, check out 

Deliriously funny and at time unexpectedly dark – (The List)

It’s original, well-written and really, really funny’ (Kevin Bridges).


***** StageWon

About Steve Bennett:


Steve Bennett is a charismatic and energetic musical comedian from Laois. Steve blends a witty and charming comedy style with discerning musical comedy.


  • Winner – ‘Show me the Funny’ 2014
  • Winner – Best Newcomer, 2014 U.K. Musical Comedy Awards.
  • Winner – Super Big Fancy Open Mic, Róisín Dubh, April 2014
  • 2nd Runner-up – Tedfest showdown, Róisín Dubh 2014
  • Crowned EdFringe ‘Uke of Edinburgh’ 2013
  • Winner – Battle of the axe 2013
  • Runner-up  Róisín Dubh, stand-up showdown 2011
  • Winner- NUIG’s got talent 2009