Admission: Adults 10/ Students 7


The Battle of the Axe continues to produce, nourish and establish the careers of the very best performers on the Irish open mic comedy & singer/songwriter circuit. Established in 1996 the Battle of the Axe presents an eclectic mix of new and established talent.

Stand-up comedy, singer/ songwriters & open mic are premier features of the Battle of the Axe show on Tuesday nights while Thursday night features some of the best stand-up comedy, improv and sketch performances to be seen in Dublin city.

The gig is one of Ireland’s longest established clubs and continues to feature impromptu guest performances from established luminaries from the International and Irish Comedy Circuit. If your idea of a good night out is to experience the perfect pint in a quintessentially intimate Dublin pub while being entertained by some of the best new and established talent the Nation has to offer drop in to Battle of the Axe at The Ha’Penny Bridge Inn on Tuesday or Thursday nights!

Line-up for the Upcoming Months:


Battle Of The Axe Comedy & Open Mic Culture Night Show

Battle of The Axe is delighted to announce our programme for Culture Night 2018, September 21 at Verve, 11-15 Erne Street Upper, Dublin 2, D02 DY88. There will be four different shows featuring several fantastic comedy acts, as well as a band to close the last show on the night. You can check out the full line-up here, and you can book your completely free tickets here!

*To book tickets simply click on ‘Register’ which is on the right of this page in a green box. From there people can choose tickets for whatever show they want. *

*Please note that the venue at Verve is wheelchair friendly!*


September 2018 

Tue Sept 4th 9.30pm: Emman Idama MC, Dakota Mick, Una McMahon, John O Keefe + open mics

Thurs Sept 6th: Billy DeCourcy MC, Neil Hickey, Jessica Collins, Shane Brosnan, Stephen Naughton + guests

Tue Sept 11th: Rory Campbell MC, Laura Forsythe, Denny McDermott, Kevin Larney + open mics

Thurs Sept 13th: Mark McConnell MC, Marlon Simeon, Tiny James & Sean Drawn + guests 

Tue Sept 18th 9.30pm: Paul Marsh MC, Eimley Ashmore, Jordon Robinson, Andrew Devine + open mics

Thurs Sept 20th: Darrach McGarrigle MC, Fran Winston, Andrew Doorman, supports + guests

Tue Sept 25th: Gary Jones MC, Carl Flannagan, Brian Maxwell + open mics

Thurs Sept 27th: Adam Burke MC, Aisling O’Donovan Browne + supports & guests

New acts always welcome! See our contact us section for more information.


October 2018

Tue Oct 2nd 9.30pm: Padraig Williams, Christina Bergin, James Shearer, Sean O’Beagaigh + open mics

Thurs Oct 6th: Brian Keegan MC, Andre Doorman + guests

Tue Oct 9th: Filipa Donaldson, Brenda Woods Finnegan + open mics

Thurs Oct 11th: Jonathan Sheehan MC + guests

Tue Oct 16th 9.30pm: Davey Dillon, David Soares + more open mics

Thurs 18th Oct: Ashlee Bentley MC  + guests

Tue Oct 11th: Battle of the Axe Comedy + Open Mic Club + open mics

Thurs Oct 13th:  Battle of the Axe Comedy Club + guests