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Electric Picnic was looking lovely in the sunshine today: photos
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Electric Picnic was looking lovely in the sunshine today: photos

Aug 31st 2014, 4:42 PM 23,890 Views 16 Comments

*fights FOMO*

Here's the one photo you have to see from Electric Picnic
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Here's the one photo you have to see from Electric Picnic

Aug 31st 2014, 1:30 PM 13,224 Views 1 Comment

Nile Rodgers tweeted his view from the stage last night. It was… awesome.

Electric Picnic Day Two, as told in tweets from Stradbally
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Electric Picnic Day Two, as told in tweets from Stradbally

Aug 31st 2014, 11:08 AM 17,560 Views 9 Comments

The toilets are beginning to creak.

Total eclipse of the gig: Bonnie Tyler suffers power outage at Electric Picnic
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Total eclipse of the gig: Bonnie Tyler suffers power outage at Electric Picnic

Aug 31st 2014, 9:51 AM 19,994 Views 20 Comments

She was playing in the Electric Ireland Power House tent. Morto.

In photos: Electric Picnic day two as sunshine hits Stradbally
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In photos: Electric Picnic day two as sunshine hits Stradbally

Aug 30th 2014, 4:42 PM 23,900 Views 9 Comments

Hangovers and heavy petting.

Two people hospitalised after Electric Picnic tent fire
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Two people hospitalised after Electric Picnic tent fire

Aug 30th 2014, 12:31 PM 29,359 Views 35 Comments

The blaze happened at the Pink Moon campsite in the early hours.

In photos: Festivalgoers arrive at Electric Picnic in the rain and mud
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In photos: Festivalgoers arrive at Electric Picnic in the rain and mud

Aug 29th 2014, 5:20 PM 36,870 Views 33 Comments

It has to get better than this.

One million tweets: Here's how social media was used to encourage people to vote
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One million tweets: Here's how social media was used to encourage people to vote

Jun 7th 2014, 8:45 AM 5,875 Views 3 Comments

One in five potential voters were reached by Facebook’s “I voted” button which was shared more than 2.7 million times.

"Some people quote Shakespeare, I quote Rage Against the Machine: "It's time to take the power back.""
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"Some people quote Shakespeare, I quote Rage Against the Machine: "It's time to take the power back.""

May 26th 2014, 10:49 PM 51,254 Views 125 Comments

The Roscommon-Leitrim deputy will vacate his Dáil seat, leading to a by-election.

Humiliated in the polls, Hollande calls for EU reform
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Humiliated in the polls, Hollande calls for EU reform

May 26th 2014, 9:28 PM 9,302 Views 25 Comments

Stung by the rise of parties on the right, the French President said the EU had become “incomprehensible” to voters.

The gloves are off: Socialists slam Brid Smith for splitting Dublin vote
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The gloves are off: Socialists slam Brid Smith for splitting Dublin vote

May 26th 2014, 6:20 AM 19,401 Views 68 Comments

Socialist MEP Paul Murphy lost his seat tonight but told reporters we haven’t seen the last of him yet…

UKIP on clear lead in Britain as Eurosceptics clear up across EU
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UKIP on clear lead in Britain as Eurosceptics clear up across EU

May 26th 2014, 1:52 AM 10,187 Views 67 Comments

Nigel Farage spoke of a “political earthquake” – and here’s how the other EU results are shaping up.

Two out of Ireland's three Euro constituencies won't make first count tonight
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Two out of Ireland's three Euro constituencies won't make first count tonight

May 25th 2014, 11:15 PM 13,784 Views 58 Comments

Lynn Boylan has been voted in as MEP in Dublin, but South and Midlands-Northwest have adjourned until tomorrow.

Adams thinks Kenny should leave government, not be discussing future coalitions
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Adams thinks Kenny should leave government, not be discussing future coalitions

May 25th 2014, 9:15 PM 20,574 Views 103 Comments

As for Sinn Féin and Fine Gael sharing power? “It would be a most unlikely alliance.”

National Front takes one in four votes at top of French exit poll
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National Front takes one in four votes at top of French exit poll

May 25th 2014, 9:00 PM 8,945 Views 67 Comments

Leader Marine Le Pen celebrating surge of vote for her anti-immigration, anti-EU party.

Sinn Féin leads in Dublin, but Hayes faces a fight
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Sinn Féin leads in Dublin, but Hayes faces a fight

Apr 27th 2014, 7:57 PM 21,716 Views 126 Comments

Another good result for Sinn Féin means a bad result for the junior Finance Minister.

'I try to say what I mean and mean what I say' - Ronan Mullen on faith, Europe and farming
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'I try to say what I mean and mean what I say' - Ronan Mullen on faith, Europe and farming

Apr 6th 2014, 7:53 PM 17,762 Views 236 Comments

Stepping out of the Seanad to run in a massive constituency, Ronan Mullen is aiming to take a seat in the European Parliament.

OutKast, Beck and Portishead to headline Electric Picnic 2014
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OutKast, Beck and Portishead to headline Electric Picnic 2014

Mar 19th 2014, 12:00 PM 14,311 Views 42 Comments

Here’s the full lineup…

Fianna Fáil and Labour select European candidates for Ireland South
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Fianna Fáil and Labour select European candidates for Ireland South

Mar 9th 2014, 6:55 PM 12,711 Views 59 Comments

Micheál Martin paid tribute to Liam Aylward who is retiring from politics, while Eamon Gilmore said the Labour Party is ready to fight come May.

It looks like those Electric Picnic lineup 'announcements' are bogus
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It looks like those Electric Picnic lineup 'announcements' are bogus

Jan 20th 2014, 11:31 AM 3,214 Views 0 Comments

It would seem a gig listing app has got it wrong.

Dáil's youngest TD could run in next year's European elections
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Dáil's youngest TD could run in next year's European elections

Nov 19th 2013, 6:15 AM 9,488 Views 47 Comments

Simon Harris is now among those who is considering running in the redrawn Ireland South in next year’s elections.

'He’s very highly regarded': MEPs back Taoiseach for EU job - but they don't think he'll take it
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'He’s very highly regarded': MEPs back Taoiseach for EU job - but they don't think he'll take it

Nov 17th 2013, 8:45 AM 11,831 Views 91 Comments

European Council president Herman van Rompuy is said to have approached one Irish MEP, asking them to find out if Kenny is interested in taking one of two top EU jobs that become available next year.

'Having a record helps': Marian Harkin hopes experience will help retain Euro seat
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'Having a record helps': Marian Harkin hopes experience will help retain Euro seat

Nov 16th 2013, 8:30 AM 4,331 Views 10 Comments

The former TD is the sitting MEP for ‘Ireland North-West’ but will compete in vastly expanded ‘Midlands-North-West’ constituency next year.