Want a crash course in Irish people, culture and customs?

'Ireland A Survivors Guide' 

Ireland A Survivor's Guide, the fantastic comedy sketch show, runs for selected performances in August at International Bar. Check the booking menu for available dates. For group bookings contact Irish people, culture, and customs explained using physical comedy sketches and music. Brilliant lunchtime entertainment.


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Everyone!! Our style of physical comedy makes everyone laugh.

So It doesn't matter if you are American, Italian or Chinese, if you're on a coach tour, a shoestring or a stag or hen. Even if you've a few youngsters who moaned all the way around the National Museum,  bring them along too.

This is the funniest rollercoaster guide through Irish culture and customs in town.


Our sketches are fast physical and weird. There's audience interaction, music and some  crazy props. The show is constantly changing and evolving so even if you've been once come back a second time to see what's new.
Favourites sketches include:
  • Irish sport of Hurling explaine
  • History of Ireland in 7 minutes
  • How to chat up an Irish girl
  • Understanding Irish  directions

and many many more.


Fear Not! The show is designed to be accessible to Learners of English. Where possible we match dialogue with physical you will actually learn some English at this show.  We also use a lot of  language which is familiar to students of English from their textbooks. Believe it or not the writers of the show were both qualified English they know their way around the present perfect. Check out the testimonials from group leaders below who brought groups of English learners to the show.

Still Not Convinced

1.5 million  people can't be wrong!!
Yes that's 1.5 million people who follow the wonderful Debs of Planet D, the award winning travel blog. 
Here's what she thought of Ireland: A Survivor's Guide.

Suitable for English Learners?

Here's what two EFL group leaders thought

Don't take our word for it, read what these people have to say



"funnier than the book of Kells"

Ulrich, Norway
Ulrich, Norway

"funnier than Kilmainham Jail"

Ingrid, Austria
Ingrid, Austria

"funnier than the Guinness storehouse,"

Martin, Essex
Martin, Essex


  • International Bar
    Wicklow St, Dublin 2

  • Tues - Fri 1pm

  • 40 Seats Available
    Hurry up! Get your ticket

  • Suitable for all ages
    And all level of English


€8 Online, €10 at the Door, Group rates available

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A little bit about us..
Sean McDonagh

Sean McDonagh

Actor / Comedian

He has played numerous roles on TV and Stage over the last 15 years. Feature Films include includes the award-winning the Magdalene Sisters, Kisses, H3 , The Closer You Get, The Honeymooners and WC.

His most recent television appearance on RTE was as Detective Felix in Pat Shortt’s Mattie for RTÉ. He has also appeared in Fair City and On Home Ground for and most recently played Andre Breton in the The Nightwatch, a twenty minute TV drama shot in one take for the installation Artist Gerard Byrne.

Niall McDonagh

Niall McDonagh

Actor / Comedian

Niall McDonagh is best known as presenter of the show Neelo (Tg4). He has appeared in numerous stage and screen shows including An Cearbhach McCába agus An Lasair Choille, An Phortráid and Cén Dochar (All for Taibhdhearc na Gaillimhe) An Triail (Aisling Ghéar) an RíRá (Tg4).

Film and TV work include The Big BowWow, The Halo Effect, WC. Niall is a qualified secondary school teacher (PGCE) and has also worked extensively as a TEFL teacher in Ireland and abroad.


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