The annual Soundwaves and Artwaves Festivals in Skerries, Co. Dublin, Ireland are organised by the
SkerriesSoundWaves Committee and it's ArtWaves Sub-Committee under the umbrella of the Skerries Community Association, SCA is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, (CRO 100983) and is a Registered Charity CHY 6865

Buying Tickets

The easiest way to obtain tickets for the festival is online from You will be able to print your tickets via any computer printer and there will be no handling charges. If you haven’t access to a printer, please bring your confirmation number.


The Festival can only refund money or exchange tickets in the case of a cancelled event.

Age Restrictions in Venues

Due to licensing laws, SoundWaves/ArtWaves exercise a strict over 18s only policy in any venue that sells alcohol.

Disabled Access

The Festival aims to be as accessible as possible however a small number of venues used have restricted access. Please let us know your requirements when booking tickets.
The festival offers 2 for the price of 1 in the case of a disabled attender requiring an assistant to attend an event. Please contact the Box Office to avail of this offer.

Community/School Groups

The Festival strives to develop new and first time arts attendee’s. If you would like your school or community group to attend, please contact Niamh Quigley to discuss opportunities for your group to attend.

Mailing List

If you would like to add, update or remove your contact details from the Festival mailing list, please e-mail us at

General Enquiries

For any general enquiries relating to the SoundWaves or ArtWaves Festivals, please contact: 

Festival Team

Chairperson: Niamh Quigley 

SCA Representative/Director: Nunce McAuley

SCA H&S Officer: Karen McCaffrey
Treasurer: Grainne Enright  
Programme Design:  Bernie Sexton
Website: Ian Fleming

SoundWaves Committee: 
ArtWaves Committee: Ciara O’Brien, Josh Joyce, Ingrid Dunne, Ruby Staunton, Deirdre Glenfield, Ian Fleming, Denyze Joyce, Bernie Sexton, Eric Daly