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'We have run out of time': Electric Picnic 2021 has been cancelled
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'We have run out of time': Electric Picnic 2021 has been cancelled

Sep 1st 2021, 6:27 PM 43,478 Views 75 Comments

The music and arts festival confirmed the news in a statement this evening.

Government to ‘engage’ with Electric Picnic festival organisers
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Government to ‘engage’ with Electric Picnic festival organisers

Aug 27th 2021, 6:24 PM 13,227 Views 20 Comments

The Cabinet Covid-19 sub-committee met today to discuss the next steps in the easing of restrictions.

Poll: Do you think Electric Picnic should go ahead this year?
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Poll: Do you think Electric Picnic should go ahead this year?

Aug 26th 2021, 8:43 AM 68,781 Views 86 Comments

Laois County Council has said it will still refuse permission to the festival based on the official public-health advice.

'Nothing has changed': Laois County Council says it can't revisit Electric Picnic decision
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'Nothing has changed': Laois County Council says it can't revisit Electric Picnic decision

Updated Aug 25th 2021, 3:32 PM 25,926 Views 45 Comments

The council decided not to grant a licence to the festival earlier this month.

Electric Picnic boss calls for festival to go ahead after Holohan's comments on live events
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Electric Picnic boss calls for festival to go ahead after Holohan's comments on live events

Updated Aug 24th 2021, 6:50 PM 30,829 Views 27 Comments

He said NPHET wouldn’t be opposed to large events taking place with only vaccinated people in attendance.

Electric Picnic festival refused licence by Laois County Council
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Electric Picnic festival refused licence by Laois County Council

Aug 4th 2021, 6:01 PM 81,680 Views 128 Comments

The event’s promoter had said earlier this week he was confident it could go ahead.

Electric Picnic organiser 'very confident' festival will go ahead in September
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Electric Picnic organiser 'very confident' festival will go ahead in September

Aug 2nd 2021, 4:40 PM 23,899 Views 49 Comments

Melvin Benn said he based his optimism on the fact no one in Government had told him the event would not be allowed.

Poll: Would you go to a music festival this year?
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Poll: Would you go to a music festival this year?

Jun 18th 2021, 9:12 AM 32,406 Views 36 Comments

Electric Picnic is scheduled to take place in September.

'We're confident the festival can take place': Electric Picnic announces new dates for September
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'We're confident the festival can take place': Electric Picnic announces new dates for September

Jun 16th 2021, 2:22 PM 20,001 Views 23 Comments

The three-day festival is set to run from 24 to 26 September.

Quiz: How much do you know about Electric Picnic?
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Quiz: How much do you know about Electric Picnic?

Sep 5th 2020, 10:00 PM 33,380 Views 25 Comments

We’ve never missed a muddy field so much before.

Electric Picnic 2020 has been cancelled due to Covid-19
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Electric Picnic 2020 has been cancelled due to Covid-19

May 11th 2020, 4:50 PM 25,227 Views 33 Comments

Ticket holders can get a refund of their tickets or carry them forward to next year.

Body and Soul part ways with Electric Picnic after 16 years
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Body and Soul part ways with Electric Picnic after 16 years

Dec 9th 2019, 5:33 PM 35,597 Views 18 Comments

Tickets for next year’s festival sold out this afternoon.

Man to appear in court after being caught with weapon at Electric Picnic
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Man to appear in court after being caught with weapon at Electric Picnic

Sep 3rd 2019, 10:48 AM 25,368 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested at a car park at the festival over the weekend.

How well do you remember Electric Picnics past?
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How well do you remember Electric Picnics past?

Aug 31st 2019, 9:00 PM 23,463 Views 12 Comments

What started in 2004 has since become Ireland’s largest music festival.

Poll: Have you ever left your tent behind after a festival?
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Poll: Have you ever left your tent behind after a festival?

Aug 31st 2019, 9:15 AM 25,555 Views 41 Comments

Last year, bulldozers were brought in to clear thousands of leftover tents after Electric Picnic.

Rainfall warning in the west but a mostly dry weekend for Electric Picnic
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Rainfall warning in the west but a mostly dry weekend for Electric Picnic

Aug 30th 2019, 4:24 PM 24,183 Views 7 Comments

Met Éireann says heavy rain is on the way.

'I took it and paid the price': Ex-Ireland's Got Talent contestant issues Electric Picnic drug warning
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'I took it and paid the price': Ex-Ireland's Got Talent contestant issues Electric Picnic drug warning

Aug 30th 2019, 2:46 PM 47,705 Views 82 Comments

Brandon Webb was put into an induced coma last year after falling ill as a result of MDMA.

Transport, stage times, weather: Here's what you need to know if you're heading to Electric Picnic
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Transport, stage times, weather: Here's what you need to know if you're heading to Electric Picnic

Aug 30th 2019, 6:10 AM 16,335 Views 10 Comments

Nearly 60,000 people are set to descend upon Stradbally in Laois for the biggest event of the Irish festival calendar.

Electric Picnic: Festival-goers warned of 'vigorous' drug searches
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Electric Picnic: Festival-goers warned of 'vigorous' drug searches

Aug 27th 2019, 9:22 PM 36,370 Views 31 Comments

The warning comes ahead of the festival this weekend.

Hozier, The Strokes, Florence + the Machine and The 1975 announced as headliners for Electric Picnic
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Hozier, The Strokes, Florence + the Machine and The 1975 announced as headliners for Electric Picnic

Mar 13th 2019, 11:36 AM 29,389 Views 24 Comments

The festival is already sold out.

Electric Picnic tickets sell out 15 minutes after going on sale
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Electric Picnic tickets sell out 15 minutes after going on sale

Dec 3rd 2018, 12:10 PM 23,119 Views 25 Comments

It is the first time the festival has sold out before any acts were announced.

Ireland's entertainment world comes out for funeral of Electric Picnic founder John Reynolds
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Ireland's entertainment world comes out for funeral of Electric Picnic founder John Reynolds

Updated Nov 1st 2018, 9:59 PM 81,650 Views 9 Comments

The 52 year-old was found dead at his home last week.

'A visionary', 'Inspirational': Tributes paid to well-known music promoter John Reynolds
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'A visionary', 'Inspirational': Tributes paid to well-known music promoter John Reynolds

Updated Oct 26th 2018, 1:57 PM 37,212 Views 10 Comments

“Ireland is less today for his passing,” Leo Varadkar said.

Music promoter and Electric Picnic founder John Reynolds dies suddenly aged 52
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Music promoter and Electric Picnic founder John Reynolds dies suddenly aged 52

Oct 25th 2018, 9:58 PM 98,428 Views 48 Comments

The music promoter died suddenly at his home in Dublin this evening.

'Festival waste? It's not new - we're a disposable nation and we need to change our attitude'
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'Festival waste? It's not new - we're a disposable nation and we need to change our attitude'

Sep 8th 2018, 4:00 PM 25,699 Views 63 Comments

Green Party Councillor Claire Byrne knows all about trying to keep festival sites clean – and says we need to stop seeing tents as disposable, and look at what we can do to clean up after ourselves.

Early bird tickets for next year's Electric Picnic sell out
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Early bird tickets for next year's Electric Picnic sell out

Updated Sep 7th 2018, 2:33 PM 46,753 Views 77 Comments

More tickets will go on sale in 2019.

A look back at the very first Electric Picnic in 2004
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A look back at the very first Electric Picnic in 2004

Sep 5th 2018, 9:00 PM 10,927 Views 3 Comments

We have come a long way.

Thousands of tents left behind at Electric Picnic campsite cleared by bulldozers
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Thousands of tents left behind at Electric Picnic campsite cleared by bulldozers

Sep 3rd 2018, 9:45 PM 83,729 Views 99 Comments

One festival attendee said that there was “millions of euro worth of stuff left behind”.

That first post-Electric Picnic shower is all anyone can talk about right now, TBH
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That first post-Electric Picnic shower is all anyone can talk about right now, TBH

Sep 3rd 2018, 6:05 PM 6,785 Views 1 Comment

‘Smell of SHITE off me.’

Statement trousers, Cher from Clueless and 'All Black Everything': The fashion trends at Electric Picnic
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Statement trousers, Cher from Clueless and 'All Black Everything': The fashion trends at Electric Picnic

Sep 3rd 2018, 4:45 PM 6,222 Views 0 Comments

Which trend was Roz Purcell rocking?

In pictures: Thousands enjoy first two days of Electric Picnic in Stradbally
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In pictures: Thousands enjoy first two days of Electric Picnic in Stradbally

Sep 1st 2018, 7:08 PM 50,781 Views 17 Comments

This year’s headline acts include Kendrick Lamar, Massive Attack, and The Prodigy.

How Well Do You Know The Acts On Electric Picnic's Lineup?
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How Well Do You Know The Acts On Electric Picnic's Lineup?

Sep 1st 2018, 6:00 PM 4,432 Views 0 Comments

Are you taking this quiz at home or in a tent?

What to watch on TV tonight: Saturday
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What to watch on TV tonight: Saturday

Sep 1st 2018, 4:58 PM 4,536 Views 0 Comments

This is the telly everyone will be talking about tomorrow.

Blindboy demonstrated how he prepares his plastic bags for gigs ahead of Electric Picnic
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Blindboy demonstrated how he prepares his plastic bags for gigs ahead of Electric Picnic

Aug 31st 2018, 7:43 AM 7,432 Views 0 Comments

Looks like your Halloween costume is sorted.

Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's everything you need to know
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Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's everything you need to know

Aug 31st 2018, 6:10 AM 17,415 Views 15 Comments

More than 50,000 people are set to descend upon Stradbally in Laois for the biggest event of the Irish festival calendar.

10 Spice Girls inspired looks to rock at Electric Picnic
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10 Spice Girls inspired looks to rock at Electric Picnic

Aug 28th 2018, 9:01 PM 5,709 Views 0 Comments

Spice up your life.

17 things we learned from a sneak peek at this year's Electric Picnic site
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17 things we learned from a sneak peek at this year's Electric Picnic site

Aug 28th 2018, 6:30 PM 7,022 Views 0 Comments

Featuring MudWatch.

7 rainjackets under €40 to keep dry for the Sunday of Electric Picnic
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7 rainjackets under €40 to keep dry for the Sunday of Electric Picnic

Aug 28th 2018, 4:16 PM 4,216 Views 1 Comment

Keep dry, folks.

15 cheap but vital products that'll actually save your life during Electric Picnic
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15 cheap but vital products that'll actually save your life during Electric Picnic

Aug 27th 2018, 4:35 PM 8,935 Views 0 Comments

It’s almost time.

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