Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I buy tickets for Sligo Live 2012?

Tickets are on sale on from , Third Wave Music Store on O’Connell Street, Sligo, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo, telephone (+353) 071 916 1526 and Ticketmaster outlets nationwide or online. Early booking is advised.

What does a weekend festival pass give access to?

The Weekend Ticket gives you access to all events advertised throughout the Sligo Live Festival from Thursday 21st to Monday 25th October. We advise arriving 15 minutes prior to a performance to ensure access.

When do the Early Bird Ticket go on sale?

Sligo Live has a very reasonable ticketing policy and released a limited number of Early Bird tickets have already sold out. Please check back in August 2012.

Where can I find the most up to date information about Sligo Live?

Stay tuned to the news section of the website, or connect with the festival via Twitter, Facebook or sign up for our newsletter

I am a journalist/photographer - how do I apply for press accreditation?

If you wish to apply for press accreditation please apply to:

CarmodySmith PR, 3rd Floor, 12 Main Street,
Donnybrook, Dublin 4
Phone + 353 1 2602664 / 2602665
Fax + 353 1 260 4811

How do I get involved with Sligo Live?

Every year, the festival is supported by a dedicated team of volunteers. If you are interested in the areas of event management, marketing, or would like to meet new people, please get in touch by email

What is the best way to travel to Sligo?

Sligo is now only two and half hours from Dublin city, and accessible by the following routes:

Irish Rail direct line Dublin to Sligo.

Bus Eireann direct route Dublin to Sligo.

Aer Arann operates direct flights morning and evening from Dublin to Sligo Airport at Strandhill.

Ireland West Airport at Knock (NOC) is 45 minutes from Sligo and is well served by a regular Bus Eireann service Route 64 Ireland West Airport Knock - Sligo & Return.

Click here for more details on directions to Sligo

Can you recommend how to travel around Sligo.

Bus Eireann offer a local bus service around Sligo town and county. Taxis, bike and car hire are also available.

Can you recommend places to stay in Sligo during Sligo Live?

Check out our listing on this website for accommodation providers who actively support Sligo Live Sessions.