FAQ - 2017

 
Where is the festival held ?
 
The festival is held in and around the town of Oldcastle, Co Meath (Map). Given the fact that we're a bit paranoid about the weather, the majority of events take place either indoors or else under the cover of a marquee.
 
What are the dates for this years festival ?
 
Friday August 4th to Monday August 7th
 
Where can I buy tickets ?
 
Tickets are available from Creans Bar in Oldcastle or online from our website here
 
Do I buy individual tickets for just the headline acts that I want to see ?
 
Yes
 
Do I need a ticket to get into any of the venues around town ?
 
No, admission is free to all Le Cheile events except those that take place at the Cinema Club Stage
 
Is there a weekend ticket that will get me in to all gigs ?
 
Yes, but it's only available online and must be purchased before July 12th
 
Can I get tickets on the door ?
 
As long as the show doesn't sell out in advance then yes you can, but it is highly recommended that you purchase tickets in advance.
 
When/Where is "Some Band" playing ?
 
See the full listings on this page
 
Is it a child friendly festival ?
 
Yes. Friday 4th is the Le Chéile family day, there will be family activities facepainting, workshops, drama etc. Full details will be available from here
 
Is there a charge for childrens events ?
 
For some activities there will be a small charge to cover costs. (About €2 - €3 per child)
 
Is there a full listing of everything that's happening at the festival ?
 
Yes of course :-) - It's here
 
Do I have to book tickets for kids activities ?
 
No, however spaces will be limited so entry will be on a first come first served basis.
 
My child is under 18, can I bring him/her to a gig ?
 
Yes and No
 
The Cinema Club Stage is a licensed premises that operates after 9pm, therefore we are legally bound to restrict admission to persons 18 and over only. The gigs affected by this are: 20th Birthday Party, Ryan Sheridan, The Blizzards and Big Generator.
 
Other gigs happening elsewhere around town have no age restrictions until 9pm (at the descretion of the venue manager).
 
Is there an official campsite and are campervans allowed ?
 
Yes, full details are here 
 
My question wasn't answered in this list, who can I ask about other details ?
 
Please send an email to info@lecheile.com