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:


December Line-Up:

Tue Dec 4: Billy DeCourcy MC, David Soares, Ruth Hurl, Amy Walsh + extra open mics

Thurs  Dec 6: Darrach McGarrigle MC, John Dawson Improv Troupe, Tiny James + stand-up supports
Tue Dec 11: Padraig Williams MC, Ian Lynam, Tiernan Cregan, Mags McHugh, Moxie Lofton, Steward Parnell  –  Christmas  Party Season Stand-Up Comedy and Open Mic
Thurs Dec 13: Mark McConnell MC,  Mags McHugh, Gordo Brennan, Derek Burke, Brian O Toole + supports  – Christmas  Party Season Stand-Up Comedy and Open Mic
Tue Dec 18: Ruairi Campbell MC, Grainne O Driscoll, Siobhan Brennan, Laura Forsythe, Andre Venchard, Ella Coyle+ additional open mics – Christmas  Party Season Stand-Up Comedy and Open Mic
Thurs Dec 20: Ciaran McMahon, Brian Keegan, Jacqui Enright, Jim Sheep, Pat McDonagh, Callum McGloughlin, Gary Michaels  –  Christmas Party Season Comedy and Open Mic 
Tue Dec 25th: HAPPY CHRISTMAS  – No shows
Thurs Dec 27th: Post Christmas Show Stand-Up Comedy and Open Mic – The Great Danny Kehoe MC including Eric Pfohl, Mark McCormack plus guests – OUR FAVOURITE SHOW OF THE YEAR!

January Line-Up:

Tue Jan 1: Emman Idama MC + Susi Wong, Brenda Woods-Finnegan, Ruth Cotter + guests

Thurs  Jan 3: Emma Doran MC + Susi Wong & guests

Tue Jan 8: Gary Jones MC

Thurs Jan 10: Club Aideen McQueen

Tue Jan 15:  Aidan Halpen MC