Frequently Asked Questions


What date does Ireland's Great Get Together take place?

20th – 22nd April 2018

Can I host a Get Together outside of the official dates?

Yes, we encourage Get Together’s to take place over one weekend but if that weekend doesn’t suit you, you can host your Get Together on a date that does suit you.

Who should I contact for more information about taking part in Ireland's Great Get Together?

Contact Elizabeth Smyth or Imelda Phelan on 01 8815900 or

Who can take part in Ireland's Great Get Together?

Everyone is welcome to take part. If you are under 16 years of age then you must receive parental or guardian consent to host a Get Together.

What kind of events can a Get Together be?

It can be anything at all and we encourage everyone to get creative! If you love reading, why not host a book club with your friends. Or if fashion is your thing, invite your friends and colleagues around for a frock swap or get a team together to play your favourite sport! Host a coffee morning in work or a quiz night with your local community group.

Do you provide event insurance?

We regret to advise that we are unable to provide public liability insurance for Get Together events. If you are hosting an event that is open to the public or in a public venue such as a restaurant, club, library or pub then please liaise with the venue regarding insurance.

Is there a fundraising target for my Get Together?

Each fundraiser should set their own target for their own event.

Need more information?

If your query isn’t answered above please contact Elizabeth
Tel. 01 881 5900 or e-mail: