The Emergency: 'The Emergency Live!'

The Emergency Live! @ The Dock Arts Centre, Carrick-on-Shannon, Leitrim

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

The Emergency Live! returns to The Dock Arts Centre, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim on Thursday March 10th.

The Emergency Live! is a radio show onstage, with a mix of sketches and songs based on the current topical satirical output of The Emergency on their daily inserts on Timeless Hits 4fm in association with 11890 Directory Enquiries along with special and bang-up-to-date material exclusive to the stage show.

The Emergency live!

The Emergency Live! (L-R Eoin Byrne, Nick McGivney, Morgan C Jones, Joe Taylor, Dermot Carmody)

The show is at 8:30pm on Thursday March 10th. See The Dock Arts Centre web site for booking details.

Carmody & Jones Will Represent The Emergency At The Leviathan Election Count Party In The Sugar Club

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Dermot Carmody & Morgan C Jones (aka “Carmody & Jones“) will represent The Emergency when they perform during the Leviathan Election Count Party from 6pm in The Sugar Club, Leeson St, Dublin 2.

Dermot Carmody and Morgan C Jones

Carmody & Jones

It’s the ultimate political anorak’s spring break. There’ll be food available all evening, late night guest DJs from the various political camps. And best of all: Your first drink is free!
Paddy Cullivan hosts the event which will include TV coverage of the count & Colm O’Regan’s Guide to Irish Politics. there’ll be analysis from Stephen O’Leary of O’Leary Analytics, Veronica Walsh and Mick Fealty of Slugger O’Toole on the Twitter machine, plus many more to be confirmed.

Tickets, cost €12 (including €2 booking fee). Book online at

The Emergency’s Musical Men Play The Bankers Comedy Club Saturday Jan 22

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Carmody & Jones will headline The Bankers Comedy Club on Saturday Jan 22nd. The show starts at 9 with a full bill of comedic entertainment capped off by a full set of tuneful mirth from The Emergency’s musical duo.

The club is upstairs at The Bankers Pub which is at 16 Trinity Street, Dublin 2.

The Emergency Live @ Leitrim Laughs Comedy Club, Thursday 14th October

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

The Emergency is pleased to announce that we’ll be the guests of The Leitrim Laughs Comedy Club for a full-length “The Emergency Live!” show in The Dock Arts Centre in Carrick on Shannon on Thursday October 14th.

The emergency Live! at The Button Factory L-R: Eoin Byrne, Nick McGivney, Morgan C Jones, Joe Taylor & Dermot Carmody

To book call their box office on 071 965 0828 or call to the box office in person. The Box office is located in The Leitrim Design House shop on the ground floor of The Dock. You can download the current programme for The Dock from their web site (PDF document).

We Are Where We Were: Special live performance by The Emergency at Ranelagh Arts Festival 2010

Friday, August 20th, 2010

We Are Where We Were takes the form of a radio show performed live on stage by The Emergency and will consist of The Emergency’s trademark melange of sketches and songs satirising the current miasma that is Ireland. The Emergency thrives on the now and almost instantaneous satire, assuring the audience of lines wet upon the page lampooning the political idiocy of the moment as well as some gems from The Emergency’s output to date in 2010.

Date/Time: Sun 3 Oct 6pm
Venue: Ranelagh Multi-Denominational School
Adm €10 – Booking essential

Download Ranelagh Arts Festival Programme here:
Festival Box Office: 26 Ranelagh, Dublin 6
Open: Mon – Fri: 12 noon – 7pm
Sat – Sun: 11pm – 6pm
Online ticket sales:
T: 085 743 7212
Twitter: @RanelaghArts

Emergencers Carmody & Jones At Comedy Cellar

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

Armed only with a bass, two guitars, a ukulele and a sheaf of finely-honed comedy songs, the hardline Emergency faction that is Dermot Carmody & Morgan C. Jones will play a set at The Comedy Cellar, in The International Bar tonight.

The Comedy Cellar
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Emergencers Carmody & Jones Perform At Ranelagh Arts Haiti Benefit

Friday, February 19th, 2010

Members of The Emergency team, Dermot Carmody & Morgan C Jones are among those appearing at a Haiti Fund-raiser, “Pour l’amour d’Haiti “organised by Ranelagh Arts Festival in McSorely’s, Ranelagh on Monday Feb 22nd. Read more »

Detachment Of The Emergency To Perform As Part Of Leviathan at The Button Factory, Thursday Feb 4th

Monday, February 1st, 2010

The emergency Live at The Button Factory

A detachment from The Emergency is mustering to bestride the boards as part of the Leviathan Political Cabaret on Thursday February 4th at The Button Factory in Dublin’s Temple Bar.

The Emergency, appearing live for the first time this year, will perform a set of new sketches and songs – including the live premiere of their recent Iris Robinson tribute.

A New Constitution: A Second Republic?

The show proposes and debates a new constitution to replace the 1937 document. It will be hosted by Brendan Halligan, chairman of the Institute of International and European Affairs; Irish Times columnist, Elaine Byrne; Senator Rónán Mullen; and one of Ireland’s foremost constitutional experts Gerard Hogan SC.

(The above adapted from post on Leviathan site – Read the full Leviathan post here)

Book Tickets for Leviathan Now & See The Emergency Live

The show is at 8:30pm in The Button Factory, Temple Bar, Dublin 2. Tickets can be purchased online here (price: &eur0;17.50 incl. booking fee).

For one night only: The Emergency, Live and Having a Laugh.

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009





Written and performed by The Emergency with live music and live sound!
Experience the thrill of an “as live” radio performance while within reach of a full bar!

An hilarious 90 minute Political Satire Circus melée
An half doz performers – An Band – An Cast of Thousands –

90 Minutes of Excellent Satire!
11/11/09 ONE NIGHT ONLY! for show time and booking.
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The Emergency Live @ The Laughter Lounge, Dublin Wednesday November 11

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

People of Ireland, The Tiger is dead and smelling rotten, Nama is raiding your kids’ piggy banks: it’s time to turn those tears of anger to tears of laughter, because this is THE EMERGENCY: LIVE!

The Emergency, Ireland’s Topical Satirical Radio Sketch show comes to the Laughter Lounge to celebrate their recent success at the PPI Radio Awards and the launch of their CD “Use Democracy Sensibly”, with their first full length live show.  Read more »