Policies & Governance

Concessions available to OAPs, full time students and job seekers, ID required.

Please arrive at the venue at least 20 minutes before show time.


All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. Transaction fee of €2 per ticket applies to all tickets and is included in the price. Fringe is not responsible for damaged or lost tickets.

Dublin Fringe Festival CLG reserves the right to make alterations to the programme without notice and cannot be held accountable for cancellations, substitutions or changes. Site specific venues may have restricted sightlines; we recommend you arrive at the venue early in order to choose a suitable seat.

The management reserves the right to refuse admission. Ticketholder 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. Ticketholders consent to the recording and filming of themselves as members of the audience.

Glasses, bottles, cameras, and recording equipment etc. are not allowed in venues. Smoking is prohibited. Mobile phones must be switched off unless otherwise advised.

Due to mature themes, strong language and nudity, the content of many Dublin Fringe Festival shows may not be viewed as suitable for all audiences – check individual show pages for more details as some shows are 18+ only.

Due to the nature and location of certain venues, levels of accessibility vary greatly. Please contact the Box Office in advance to confirm specific venue details. Please see individual show pages for guidelines.

The purpose for processing your data is to email you information about Dublin Fringe Festival, process ticket purchases, and process Fringe 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, please submit a request to our Data Protection Officer outlining the specific details of the request:  Email: shannon@fringefest.com  Tel: +353 (0)1 6706106.  All valid requests will be processed without undue delay and in any event within one month of receipt of the request.  This period may be extended by up to two further months where necessary

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Dublin Fringe Festival is the registered business name of Dublin Fringe Festival CLG. Dublin Fringe Festival CLG is a company limited by guarantee, not having a share capital, and is registered in Ireland at Sycamore Building, Sycamore Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2. Company registration number: 253495. Dublin Fringe Festival is governed by a voluntary board of Directors. The current Board of Directors are: Eleanor Collier, Mary Dunphy (chair), Luke Hardcastle, Miles Harrigan, Lara Hickey, Brian Melarkey, Niamh O’Donnell, Patrick Walshe and Dave Harland (emeritus).

We are committed to good governance and have embarked on the journey of compliance with The Governance Code. Our governing document is available here

Dublin Fringe Festival keeps detailed records of accounts and maintains strict financial controls. Our most recent statements are available here

In compliance with the Children First Act 2015, you can find our Child Protection Policy Statement here.

Dublin Fringe Festival is also committed to comply with the Principles of Good Fundraising.

Dublin Fringe Festival is a not for profit organisation and is a registered charity with a valid charitable taxation exemption for the Revenue Commissioners. 

Registered charity number: 20037772.
Tax exemption number: CHY12698.