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Infection with the virus that causes COVID-19 can cause illness, ranging from mild to severe, and, in some cases, can be fatal. It can take anything from 2 days up to 14 days for symptoms of coronavirus to appear. They can be similar to the symptoms of cold and flu.

Common symptoms of coronavirus include:

  • A fever (high temperature - 38 degrees Celsius or above).
  • A cough - this can be any kind of cough, not just dry.
  • Shortness of breath or breathing difficulties.
  • Loss or change to your sense of smell / taste.

Attendees are required to confirm they will not attend if they: 

  • Have symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Are self-isolating or restricting their movements.
  • Are waiting for the results of a COVID-19 test.
  • Have recently returned from traveling abroad as per government guidelines. 

COVID-19 Ticketing & Events:

  • All tickets (Including complimentary) must be purchased online in advance. These will be limited to a maximum capacity of 50 and in some venues less based on the physical-distancing capacity analysis. 
  • Walk-ups will be avoided. However, some tickets may be available if the show is not sold out.
  • Tickets will be sold in pods of 1-3 to facilitate fairness and capacities. 
  • Some events may be cancelled or artists changed at late notice due to circumstances beyond our control relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  • For safety, waiting times pre-show will be limited and no latecomers will be admitted. Please arrive no earlier than 30 and no fewer than 15 minutes before show time. We recommend you arrive at the venue early in order to choose a suitable seat.
  • Bathrooms may not be available for use at every venue.
  • Customers will be required to wear a face-covering at all events, with exception to children under the age of 16, customers with breathing difficulties, customers with illnesses or impairments which would make the wearing or removal of a face-covering upsetting or uncomfortable.
  • Due to government guidelines on Family and social gatherings, tickets for some events are sold in groups of tickets designated for customers of the same household or social bubble.
  • Patrons must maintain a social distance of at least 2 metres or 6.5 feet while queuing and moving through the venue and should remain in their assigned seat or location for the duration of the performance.
  • The Shaking Bog Festival requires that an up-to-date contact number is provided when purchasing ticket(s) to the festival, in order to assist authorities with contact tracing in the event that a confirmed case of Covid-19 arises. This will be shared with our partner venues for the sole purpose of adhering to HSE guidelines on contract tracing and kept on file for 28 days..
  • Account holders purchasing tickets assume responsibility as point of contact for all attendees within their booking.
  • To attend digital events, you will need access to a computer or device and a stable internet connection. Details on joining digital events will be shared by email in advance of the event. 
  • Individuals experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should not attend events. 
  • The management reserves the right to refuse admission. Ticket-holder assumes all risks of injury and all responsibility for property loss, destruction or theft and releases promoters, performers, venues, sponsors, and their employees from any liability thereafter. Ticket-holders consent to the recording and filming of themselves as members of the audience.
  • All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. Transaction fees are included in the price. 
  • Glasses, bottles, cameras, and recording equipment etc. are not allowed in venues. Smoking is prohibited. Mobile phones must be on silent unless otherwise advised.

Due to the nature and location of certain venues, levels of accessibility vary greatly. Please prepare according to the location information.

Policy & Governance


The purpose for processing your data is to email you information about The Shaking Bog Festival, process ticket purchases, and process Shaking Bog applications. You have the following rights, in certain circumstances and subject to applicable exemptions, in relation to your personal data:

  • the right to access the personal data that we hold about you, together with other information about our processing of that personal data
  • the right to require us to rectify any inaccuracies in your personal data
  • the right to require us to erasure your personal data
  • the right to request that we no longer process your personal data for particular purposes
  • the right to object to our use of your personal data or the way in which we process it

Please note that to help protect your privacy; we take steps to verify your identity before granting access to personal data.

If you would like to exercise any of these rights or change any preferences, please submit a request to our Data Protection Officer outlining the specific details of the request: Email:  All valid requests will be processed without undue delay.

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