Sunny Spain in Portlaoise town

THIS Friday night, March 30 sees the ever popular Karl Spain return to Kavanaghs Comedy Club in Portlaoise. Karl Spain was born and still lives Limerick, but he has travelled in between. Working on the comedy circuit for many years, he has performed his comedy all over the world.

THIS Friday night, March 30 sees the ever popular Karl Spain return to Kavanaghs Comedy Club in Portlaoise. Karl Spain was born and still lives Limerick, but he has travelled in between. Working on the comedy circuit for many years, he has performed his comedy all over the world.

Karl is probably best known in Ireland for his TV series Karl Spain Wants A Woman which was a huge success in that he not only got huge ratings but he also found himself a woman. Apart from his own series he has also performed stand up on television all over the world, including the US, the middle east, Australia and even as far away as England.

He has toured Ireland with some of his previous shows including ‘Spain Ireland and Beyond’ and ‘Waiting’. Karl has also written and appeared in his own short films also including ‘Sorted’, ‘The fists of Finbarr Furey’, ‘Footbridge’, ‘Hero’ and ‘Plane Tales’. Karl has also appeared on a number of television shows including the RTE New Comedy Awards, Comedy Store, BBC Stand Up Show, BBC Choice Comedy, Class Clowns, Liffey Laughs series 1 and 2, The Late Late Show, Karl Spain Wants a Woman, The Panel, Tubridy Tonight, The Afternoon Show, and The Offside Show.

Karl regularly does corporate gigs and spends all his money on sweets and comics, and he has performed at every Kilkenny Cat Laughs festival since 2002. Tickets for are priced at €15 and are available now. Contact 057 86 21744 for more. There are a number of comedy gigs coming up in Kavanaghs including Des Bishop and Bernard O’ Shea. See Stage Left for more information.