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The Night Joe Dolans Car Broke Down!

Back By Popular Demand The Olympia Theatre, From 5th – 10th of February

“The Night Joe Dolans Car Broke Down!” By Padraic McIntyre

“A powerful performance”. The Irish Times

The hit music & comedy show The Night Joe Dolan’s Car Broke Down is returning to The Olympia Theatre fromFebruary 5th to 10thth (including a matinee performance on the 10th). This will be the show’s 7th run at The Olympia, where it has been enjoyed by over 50,000 people to date! Tickets from €29.50 (including booking fee) go on sale this Friday at 9am and will be available to purchase from Ticketmaster and usual outlets nationwide. This December marks the tenth anniversary of Joe’s passing.

Imagine being stranded with the legendary Joe Dolan in a rural pub in Cavan on the night his car breaks down.  That’s just the sort of fantasy scenario that’s imagined in “The Night Joe Dolan’s Car Broke Down” a play written and directed by Padraic McIntyre. The play is set on a stormy St. Stephen’s night as people gather to celebrate the 60thbirthday party of the The Horse Munley.  As the storm worsens and people head home, a knock to the door brings the night’s entertainment to a new level.  As the play unfolds so too does personal secrets, the music and the craic.

This hilarious show has been a sell out success in theatres all over the country including The Olympia, The Ramor Theatre Virginia, Roscommon, Longford, Mullingar, Monaghan and Galway. Mixing comedy, drama and music it is a treat for all theatre and Joe Dolan fans alike!


The Olympia Theatre

Monday 5th Preview – 8pm Show

Tuesday 6th – 8pm Show

Wednesday 7th – 8pm Show

Thursday 8th – 8pm Show

Friday 9th – 8pm Show

Saturday 10th – 3pm & 8pm shows


Tickets from €29.50 (including booking fee) are on sale at 9am this Friday, October 27th from Ticketmaster.ie




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