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!

July Listings 2018

Tue July 3rd: Fran Winston, Gary Lynch, John O’Keefe + Open Mic/S&S
Thurs July 5th: Oisin Hanlon Erin Ferguson, Grace Mulvey, Jessica Collins + Supports

Tue July 10th : Ashlee Bentley MC, Niall The Ferit, Eve Darcy, Tom Dunphy  + Open Mic/S&S

Thurs July 12th: Conor Drum MC back home from London, Gerard Faherty, Betsy Speers, Sean Quinn + Supports

Tue July 17th: Ruairi Campbell visiting from Kuwait is MC, Pascale Girodano, Padraig Williams, Mags McHugh + Open Mic/S&S

Thurs July 19th: Mark Doheny MC, Brian Keegan, Shona Crowley and Mags McHugh + Supports

Tue July 24th: Padraig Williams MC, Meabh Darmody, Brian O’Toole, Alejandro Carrasco + Open Mic/S&S

Thurs July 26th: Mark McConnell, Tom Dunphy, Emily Ashmore, Steward Lambert + Supports

Tue July 31st: Darrach McGarrigle MC, Gordo Brennan, Michael Rice + Open Mic/S&S

August Listings 2018

Thursday Aug 2nd: Billy De Courcy MC – Tim Charles, Brian Adeleye, David Gilna+ Supports

Tuesday Aug 7th: Ciaran McMahon MC – Andrew Doorman, Conor Diskin, Niamh Bhreathnach + Open Mic/S&S

Thursday Aug 9th: Ciaran McMahon MC – Dan Hendricks, Sean Drawn, Stephen Hamon+ Supports

Tuesday Aug 14th: Ciaran McMahon MC – Neil Houlihan, Mel Kelly, Olywer Johansson + Open Mic/S&S

Thursday Aug 16th Ciaran McMahon MC  Sean Drawn, Mel Kelly, Conor Cregan + Supports

Tuesday Aug 21stCiaran McMahon MC – AJames Shearer, Donal Butler + Open Mic/S&S

Thursday Aug 23rdCiaran McMahon MC – Brenda Woods Finnegan, Padraig Williams+ Supports

Tuesday Aug 28th: Joe Dowlin MC – Sean Begley, Mark McConnell, Niall The Ferit, Fran Winston + Open Mic/S&S

Thursday Aug 30th Joe Dowlin MC – Mark McConnell

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