FAQs

SOME USEFUL INFORMATION FOR THE BALL

FAQs

If you have any other issues which may not be outlined here, please contact us.



Tickets are non-refundable, however if you bought your ticket using Eventbrite you can transfer them to another attendee, by following these steps.
Gates Open: 3pm | Bars Close: 10pm | Event Finishes: 10:30pm
All attendees must be 18 years or older. All attendees must provide BOTH photo identification (with your date of birth) and a valid student ID, on arrival. The following forms of photo identification are acceptable once they are in date:
  • Valid Passport
  • Driving Licence/Learner Permit
  • National ID Card/Government Issued Photo ID Card including Garda National Age Card
The following forms of student ID are acceptable once they are in date:
  • Student ID Card issued in Republic of Ireland by a 3rd Level Institute
  • International Student Identity Card (ISIC)
  • Student Leap Card
*In exceptional circumstances organisers may accept a letter from your education provider in lieu of student ID. This is at the discretion of the organiser and all queries should be directed to hello@theball.ie prior to event day.
We do not have any on site parking. The nearest car parks are Bloomfield Shopping Centre, Dun Laoghaire Shopping Centre, DLR Lexlcon Library and Queen’s Road Car Park. (Charges apply at all) we would advise all attendees to travel using public transport.
There will be an enhanced service provided by Dublin Bus and Irish Rail to account for the increased capacity, however, it will be the responsibility of each attendee to plan their own travel arrangements to and from the festival.
  • DART: Dun Laoghaire station is right opposite the site. Take the DART Southbound from City Centre and Northbound from Greystones/Bray.
  • BUS: 46A, 7 & 8 all serve Dun Laoghaire form City Centre, 75 from Rathfarnham. The terminus is right opposite the site. For a full list of buses please see here
  • TAXI: Rank is located on Marine Road
There will be no re-admittance should you choose to leave the venue.
No outside food or drink will be allowed and patrons will be searched on entry. We have a great range of food and drink available from our bars and food vendors.
We conduct an absolute zero tolerance policy. If it is suspected that you have drugs on you, you will be denied entrance to the festival or removed from the event.
Festival friendly attire is acceptable, including shorts and singlets, but bear in mind the weather and the location when planning your outfit. Flip flops are NOT acceptable and we would recommend all students wear closed shoes for your own safety and comfort.
No, there will not be any storage facilities like this. If you don’t need it – don’t bring it!
Please email hello@theball.ie or visit the contact page

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