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Frequently Asked Questions

Location

Festival Buses

Spirit of Folk Festival has teamed up with Easy Travel Ireland to provide coach transport from Dublin City Centre straight to the festival in Dunderry, Co. Meath, with a return journey the next day.

The pick-up point for festival-goers will be Nassau st, Dublin 2 on Saturday Sept 21st with coaches leaving at 12 noon. It would be advisable to arrive 15 mins before departure time.

The next day, Sunday Sept 22nd, coaches will be leaving Spirit of Folk Festival at 12 noon to return to Dublin City Centre.

Return tickets are €20 and seats must be booked through Easy Travel Ireland before Thursday Sept 19th.

To book your place simply call 086 838 3761 or email info@easytravelireland.com and please be sure to quote Spirit of Folk when booking your place.

Alternative transport options and directions are available from here

Timetable

The campsite will open on Friday the 19th at 4pm and will be open until 1pm on Sunday.

Closer to the event we will have a full events programme available!

The Festival camping and car park will be open at 4pm Friday evening and the festival gates will open at 6.00pm.

The Festival runs until 1pm Sunday afternoon.

Tickets

Minors have to be accompanied by a responsible adult over the age of 21.

The ticket box office will be on site at the festival and will be open from 4pm-10pm on Friday and from 10am-10pm Saturday. It will be located just inside the main entrance to the festival when entering from the campsite. Please bring confirmation email or credit/debit card that the tickets were purchased with.

Accommodation

You can book a bed in the old Georgian house on the grounds at €45 B&B.

You can also camp on the grounds for free.

Take a look at some of the local B&Bs as well as nearby attractions.

Camping

Absolutely, there will be a designated area for those who wish to stay in caravans/motorhomes.

Small, self contained barbecues are allowed but stewards will ask you to extinguish any fires deemed too large. Disposable barbecues and open fires aren't allowed.

You can bring you're own drink to the festival but glass bottles will not be allowed into the main area.

No pets are allowed at the festival, with the exception of assistance dogs.

Welfare

No - any children at the festival are always the responsibility of their accompanying adult.

A first aid tent will be present at the festival to provide medical assistance for anyone who may need it.

For health and safety reasons swimming in the lake will not be permitted. Sorry!