Terms & Conditions

  1. Requirements to participate as an audience member of #WondersoftheWake

All participants/ audience members to the #WondersoftheWake Show must hold a valid ticket, gift voucher or e-voucher. Entry may be refused if the participant cannot produce their ticket, e-ticket or voucher from an authorised point of sale.

All participants acknowledge and agree that they participate in the Show at their own risk.

Participants understand that tickets must be paid for at the time of booking unless otherwise agreed by #WondersoftheWake Show. 

Participants understand that Shows start promptly at the scheduled time and that #WondersoftheWake Show management recommend arrival 5-10 minutes early.  No refunds are available if participants miss their Show due to arriving late, getting lost or for any other reason. Latecomers may forfeit their audience place if late entry is deemed inappropriate by venue staff.

Show end times are an indication only and the  #WondersoftheWake Show are not responsible for a Show finishing later than advertised.

  1. #WondersoftheWake Show’s right to refuse participation

Participants must obey the directions and instructions of #WondersoftheWake Artists/Staff, they must not disturb other Participants, the Artists or venue staff or interfere with the safe running of the Show in any manner whatsoever.

#WondersoftheWake Show reserves the right to refuse entry or eject from the venue any person who is behaving in an inappropriate manner, interfering in the participation of other audience members in the Show or other socially inappropriate behaviours, in its absolute discretion, regardless of whether they have a valid ticket. 

Participants are free to take personal photographs and are welcome to post said photographs/ short film clips on social media or for private use. But all Participants must agree not to record the Show as the Show is the intellectual property of #WondersoftheWake Show.  Participants recording the Show without prior permission will be removed.

  1. Terms of payment

Tickets are non-refundable (subject to Section 5 below).

The Show's tickets must not be offered for sale or resale, or resold or used for any commercial purpose, including without limitation promotion of any supplier or any supplier’s products or services, without the Show's management's prior written permission.

Tickets must be paid for at the time of booking unless otherwise agreed with #WondersoftheWake Show in advance.

  1. Cancellation and Refunds

Cancellations by #WondersoftheWake show

#WondersoftheWake show reserves the right to cancel or postpone a show for any reason including, but not limited to bad weather and staff illness. If we cancel a show, we will provide you with a full refund or tickets for alternative date if available and mutually agreeable.

Cancellations by the Participant

Bookings made directly with #WondersoftheWake Show can only be cancelled by the Participant by giving written notice to the Management at least 72 hours before the original show date.

There will be no refund of a ticket by the Management except in accordance with these terms or as agreed in writing by the Management. Refunds will only be made to the person who purchased the ticket from the Management.

Changing a booking date

If the participant needs to change their booking they must advise the Management at least 24 hours prior to the original show date. (The Management will do its best to accommodate the new date however if it is within the 24 hour cancellation period and our shows are fully booked for the desired date the payment will be forfeit.)

Private & Group Show Cancellations

The terms for Group and Private Show booking cancellations are as follows:

Cancellation 8 days or more prior to show date: A refund less 10% administration fee will be provided if participant or agent cancels.
Cancellation notice between 1 week and 48 hours prior to show commencement date:  A 50% cancellation fee of the total show cost applies if participant or agent cancels.
Cancellation notice within 48 hours of show commencement date: A 100% cancellation fee applies if participant or agent cancels. 

  1. The Management’s Liability

To the extent permitted by law, #WondersoftheWake Show excludes all liability and will not be responsible for any loss, damage or injury to Participants/ audience members arising from or connected with the Show, no matter how that loss, damage or injury is caused. 

In particular, the Management will not be responsible for loss or damage arising from a Participant’s failure to obey the Management's staff or Artists' instructions or from any pre-existing medical or psychological condition. 

You acknowledge that #WondersoftheWake show shall not be responsible for any loss or damage to property (including personal property) brought to a show organised by the Management.   Any personal property brought to a show shall be at your own risk.

The Management is also not liable for any loss, damage or inconvenience arising from or incidental to any delay/cancellation in the scheduled show taking place.

  1. Agency

Where an agent on behalf of the Management enters into a sale, booking or any other transaction then that agent shall indemnify the Management for any loss, damage or expense incurred by the Management as a result of any misrepresentation, breach of contract or act of negligence by the agent.

  1. Publicity & Promotion

#WondersoftheWake Show may take photographs of Participants during the show and utilise such photographs for the purpose of advertising the Show including being displayed on #WondersoftheWake Show website and related social media.

Participants will always be given the choice whether to participate in the group photographs.

Photographs are copyright to #WondersoftheWake show and may only be used or reproduced by Participants for private or domestic purposes and must not be used for any commercial purpose, including promotion of any supplier or any supplier’s products or services, without #WondersoftheWake show's prior written consent.

  1. Copyright

Our website, its content, text and images is owned and copyrighted by #WondersoftheWake Show.

  1. Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by the law of the Republic of Ireland.  Any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Republic of Ireland court system. 

  1. Terms within these Conditions

‘We’, ‘us’ or ‘our’ or ‘management’ or “#WondersoftheWake Show’ refers to #WondersoftheWake Show, it’s show guides, staff, artists and agents.

The #WondersoftheWake Show is the trading name of the Mayo-based unincorporated cultural association Wonders of the Wake whose cultural aim is to protect, revive and celebrate the ancient rite of the Irish Wake.

‘You’ or ‘Participant’  or 'audience member' refers to the person who has booked and paid for a show or any ticket holder to the Show regardless of whether they bought the ticket or the ticket was bought on their behalf by another person.