Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I buy tickets for Sligo Live 2012?

Tickets are on sale on from, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo, telephone (+353) 071 916 1518 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 Friday 24th to Monday 27th October. We advise arriving 15 minutes prior to a performance to ensure access.

When do the Early Bird Ticket go on sale?

 Early Bird tickets have already sold out. 

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 or Facebook .

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

Phone: 003531 207 0496 / 207 0497
Mobile: 00353 86 1741 882

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.

Ireland West Airport at Knock (NOC) has flights to London Gatwick, Stanstead and Luton, Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands and Glasgow. The Airport  is 45 minutes from Sligo and is well served by a regular Bus Eireann service Route 64 Ireland West Airport Knock - Sligo & Return. Car hire is also available at the airport.

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Can you recommend how to travel around Sligo.

Many of the festival venues are within easy walking distance of each other. See the map in our festival programme. 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 offers from accommodation providers who actively support Sligo Live Sessions.