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We are delighted to announce our new 10 week stand-up comedy course! Are you ready to bring your sense of humour to the next level? Join The Craic Den’s stand-up comedy course and learn the art of making people laugh! This course is designed  to help you develop your own comedic style and improve your delivery, whether you’re already doing stand-up comedy or you’re a complete beginner in the world of comedy. You might even be someone who just wants to have more of a laugh in their daily lives or turn your hand at a funny after-dinner speech, then this course is for you too. 


The course runs on Wednesday evenings in Workmans club and runs for ten weeks. More info will be given by email. On week Nine you’ll be ready for your live performance on stage and the wonderful Craic Den. International, award winning, comedian Aideen McQueen will be the main tutor for the duration of the course.

Aideen McQueen | Mirth Control Comedy

There will be guest tutorials from the fantastic Damo Clarke and the hilarious Eddie Mullarkey. 

Damian Clark – Stand up Comedian

Eddie Mullarkey Comedy (@mullarkeycomedy) • Instagram photos and videos


Over the course of 10 weeks, you’ll learn the fundamentals of comedy:


  1. Joke writing
  2. Timing
  3. Stage presence
  4. Improvisation
  5. Crowd work
  6. Comedic storytelling
  7. Topical humour 


You’ll have the chance to explore what your particular onstage persona or style is. Most importantly you’ll also have the opportunity to perform in front of a live audience at The Craic Den Comedy Club  and receive feedback from your peers and instructors.


By the end of the course, you’ll have developed a solid understanding of what makes people laugh and the confidence to deliver your own unique brand of humour on stage. You’ll also have the course notes which you can use as you build and progress with your comedy career.  


To make enquires and / or pay the non-refundable course deposit of €50 please email 

So, don’t miss out on this opportunity to challenge yourself, sharpen your comedic skills and perform to a live audience!



Aideen McQueen

Damian Clark

Eddie Mullarkey

Aideen McQueen
Damian Clark
Damian Clark
Eddie Mullarkey