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!

April Listings 2018

 Tue Apr 24th: Terry O’Neill MC [Striking Out RTE], Colm Halpin, William Rainsford + Open Mic/S&S
Thurs Apr 26th: Tom ‘The Bear’ O’Mahony [Damo & Ivor], Dawson Impro + Supports

May Listings 2018

Tue May 1st:  James Goldsbury MC [Comedy Award Winner], Jayde Blake, Sean Begley, David Soare + Open Mic/S&S

Thurs May 3rd: Emma Doran MC +Sean Drawn, Ita Fitzmahony, Maxine Jones + Supports

Tues May 8th: Damo Clark MC, Abby Govindan, Carl Flanagan, James Fagan + Open Mic/S&S

Thurs May 10th: Donal Vaughan MC, Josephine Caffrey, Jason Brennan, Pascale Giordano + Supports

Tue May 15th: Paul Marsh MC, Angela Mullin, Alex Byrne + Open Mic/S&S

Thurs May 17th: Laura Byrne MC, Marlon Simeon, Nikki Puckett, John O’ Keeffe + Supports

Tue May 22nd: Ashlee Bentley MC, Suzi Wong, Mags McHugh, Gillian Fitzgearld + Open Mic/S&S

Thurs May 24th: Darrach McGarrigle MC, Maxine Jones, Steve Naughton, Linda Hayden + Supports

Tue May 29th: Pauline Shanahan MC, Brian Keegan, Louise O’Toole, Brian O’Toole + Open Mic/S&S

Thurs May 31st: Ciaran McMahon MC, Jason Brennan, Christina McMahon, Pat McDonagh + Supports


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