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A Day At The Races

We are taking the reins once again and we are lining up for our fundraising day at the races at Windsor race course on 7 September. We are champing at the bit to get out and have fun and meet old friends once more so please come along for the racing. The poster says we… Read More

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Aisling Comedy Benefit

We began to raise money for Aisling with fundraising comedy benefit gigs in London over 20 years ago and Ardal O’Hanlon was one of the first acts we booked for it (immediately after he offered to be our patron). Fr. Ted had just come out on Channel 4 and most people still didn’t know what… Read More

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Xmas Greetings

I read somewhere that the early Christians used the letter X to identify themselves in early graffiti when they were members of an underground organisation outlawed by Rome and it is thought to refer to how Jesus was crucified in the shape of an X rather than a Cross (+). Citizen X, Mister X, The X Men and… Read More

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Aisling Comedy Benefit

Some of you may be going ‘Great… more top comedy from the Aisling Project at their regular venue, the beautiful Union Chapel, handily located in Highbury, with easy access to all London transport links and what a line up of some of the best comedy talent from Ireland and Great Britain and a great cause… Read More

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Against All Odds

Our good friends at Green Curtain Theatre are producing a small theatre tour of London Irish venues. This is a great chance to see original theatre from experienced performers and is definitely not to be missed.

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Aisling Comedy Benefit 2017

The Chapel is one of London’s best music venues and though it may not be as well known for comedy it is getting very popular with comedy promoters because of the thrill of swearing and saying risky stuff from the pulpit of a working church. On Monday 27th November we had a stellar line up… Read More

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Aisling Comedy Benefit

Taking place at everyone’s favourite sweary church The Union Chapel on Monday 27 November 2017. Doors open 6.30pm, show starts 7.30pm. Late bar and music. Our Patron Ardal O’Hanlon has asked some of his favourite comedians and Fr. Ted alumni to come along and entertain Aisling friends and comrades in the Peoples Republic of Islington… Read More

20th Anniversary Aisling Comedy Gig at the Union Chapel , Islington, Sunday May 25th

HOORAY! Aisling is proud to present its TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY comedy spectacular on Sunday May 25th. Featuring a truly startling line-up of comic talent, including Aisling patron Ardal O’Hanlon, Dara O’Briain, Ed Bryne and many, many more, the night is sure to be an absolute blast. Full details, including the killer line up, can be found… Read More

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Aisling Gig Reviewed in Evening Standard

London’s Evening Standard gave the recent Aisling benefit gig a great review – with especial praise for our patron (saint) Ardal O’Hanlon. The review was published in the paper and on their website (scan of the newspaper article above). O’Hanlon’s stand-up is as original and offbeat as ever, says Bruce Dessau