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Electric Picnic organisers and nightlife group call for reopening plans for sector
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Electric Picnic organisers and nightlife group call for reopening plans for sector

Updated 3 hours ago 14,080 Views 45 Comments
  • Laois County Council yesterday refused to grant a licence to Electric Picnic.
  • Organisers of the festival say ticket-holders will be contacted over the next week.
  • Give Us the Night group wrote to government members calling for non-socially distanced trial events next month.
'Exhausted all possibilities': All Together Now festival cancelled until next year
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'Exhausted all possibilities': All Together Now festival cancelled until next year

Jun 23rd 2021, 5:19 PM 19,798 Views 9 Comments

The music festival in Co Waterford has been rescheduled for July 2022.

Willie Mullins and Noel Meade land the Grade 1 victories on the final day at Punchestown
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Willie Mullins and Noel Meade land the Grade 1 victories on the final day at Punchestown

May 1st 2021, 5:21 PM 2,851 Views 0 Comments

The 2021 Festival finished today.

The Glastonbury Festival has been cancelled for the second year in a row
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The Glastonbury Festival has been cancelled for the second year in a row

Jan 21st 2021, 12:59 PM 11,632 Views 13 Comments

Organisers Michael and Emily Eavis said they were “so sorry” to have to cancel the event.

Poll: Have you bought any concert tickets for next year?
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Poll: Have you bought any concert tickets for next year?

Dec 9th 2020, 9:34 AM 33,015 Views 44 Comments

Tickets for the festival Longitude scheduled to take place in July 2021 have already almost fully sold out.

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 33,360 Views 25 Comments

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

Mary Kenny no longer speaking at Roscommon festival after questioning travel quarantine rules
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Mary Kenny no longer speaking at Roscommon festival after questioning travel quarantine rules

Jul 13th 2020, 11:52 AM 60,848 Views 41 Comments

The journalist was asking whether a 14-day quarantine applied to her arrival into Ireland from Britain for a festival.

Outdoor gatherings of up to 5,000 people could take place from September, says Taoiseach
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Outdoor gatherings of up to 5,000 people could take place from September, says Taoiseach

Jun 16th 2020, 3:39 PM 36,514 Views 27 Comments

Cinemas could reopen in August, said Taoiseach Leo Varadkar today.

Mullins the epitome of grace after triumphant Friday and Gold Cup for the ages
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Mullins the epitome of grace after triumphant Friday and Gold Cup for the ages

Mar 13th 2020, 6:34 PM 10,436 Views 8 Comments

Four wins on the final day at Cheltenham saw Willie Mullins named the Festival’s top trainer.

Covid-19: St Patrick's Festival organisers say emergency health team carrying out risk assessment
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Covid-19: St Patrick's Festival organisers say emergency health team carrying out risk assessment

Feb 27th 2020, 5:27 PM 11,846 Views 18 Comments

The festival is due to start in two weeks.

Johnny Ward: Cheltenham should be careful what it wishes for with five-day debate
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Johnny Ward: Cheltenham should be careful what it wishes for with five-day debate

Jan 3rd 2020, 2:51 PM 4,849 Views 6 Comments

Our columnist on the prospect of change for the March racing showpiece.

'The arts are really good for bringing people together to have difficult conversations'
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'The arts are really good for bringing people together to have difficult conversations'

Sep 15th 2019, 8:00 PM 8,484 Views 1 Comment

A unique human rights arts festival run by Smashing Times takes place in Dublin this month.

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.

'I am proud to call him my son': Funeral held for teen who died after falling ill at music festival
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'I am proud to call him my son': Funeral held for teen who died after falling ill at music festival

Aug 10th 2019, 3:55 PM 37,082 Views 37 Comments

Large crowds gathered in Clonmel today for Jack Downey’s funeral mass.

Event guide: Here's what is happening around the country this weekend
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Event guide: Here's what is happening around the country this weekend

Aug 10th 2019, 9:00 AM 12,915 Views 7 Comments

A goat fair and a Cavan food festival are just some of the events taking place.

'Every parent's worst nightmare': Tributes paid to teen who died after falling ill at music festival
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'Every parent's worst nightmare': Tributes paid to teen who died after falling ill at music festival

Aug 6th 2019, 8:19 AM 70,560 Views 28 Comments

19-year-old Jack Downey is believed to have taken a substance at the Indiependence music festival in Cork.

'From the outside it looks like everything's great, but there's still a lot to do': The film festival that celebrates Ireland's LGBT community
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'From the outside it looks like everything's great, but there's still a lot to do': The film festival that celebrates Ireland's LGBT community

Aug 3rd 2019, 6:30 AM 22,539 Views 29 Comments

The festival’s curator talks us through its highlights.

All Together Now organisers 'aware' of traffic issues as festival-goers vent after long delays
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All Together Now organisers 'aware' of traffic issues as festival-goers vent after long delays

Aug 2nd 2019, 10:23 PM 59,616 Views 48 Comments

Many fans complained of long delays in getting to the Waterford festival.

'You're kind of living on adrenaline': The build-up to one of Ireland's biggest summer festivals
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'You're kind of living on adrenaline': The build-up to one of Ireland's biggest summer festivals

Jun 29th 2019, 11:00 AM 15,132 Views 2 Comments

The five-day street performance festival is taking place in Dublin and Cork next month.

Fleadh Cheoil organiser says Drogheda event will go ahead as planned in wake of crime fears
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Fleadh Cheoil organiser says Drogheda event will go ahead as planned in wake of crime fears

Jun 27th 2019, 6:30 AM 18,307 Views 7 Comments

The annual event, manned and organised by over 1,000 volunteers, saw up to half a million people attend last year.

A unique music festival will see great music played in unusual venues this week
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A unique music festival will see great music played in unusual venues this week

Jun 9th 2019, 1:00 PM 14,424 Views 0 Comments

The Great Music in Irish Houses festival is going into its 49th year.

'Three hours of jiggling butts': Cannes film sparks scandal over its depiction of women's bodies
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'Three hours of jiggling butts': Cannes film sparks scandal over its depiction of women's bodies

May 24th 2019, 2:29 PM 52,382 Views 33 Comments

The film was directed by Abdellatif Kechiche, who directed Blue Is The Warmest Colour.

Is what British politicians say a load of 'cock and bull'? That's what this show wants to find out...
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Is what British politicians say a load of 'cock and bull'? That's what this show wants to find out...

Apr 25th 2019, 8:00 PM 10,921 Views 10 Comments

Artist Nic Green created the show Cock and Bull before Brexit – but the work, which takes apart the words of politicians, is just as pertinent now.

Ireland U18 Schools squad features six players back from last year
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Ireland U18 Schools squad features six players back from last year

Apr 9th 2019, 5:25 PM 9,560 Views 26 Comments

There’s a strong Connacht contingent included in Peter Smyth’s 26-man group.

Everything we know about Ireland's new LGBTQ+ music festival Love Sensation
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# Love Sensation

Everything we know about Ireland's new LGBTQ+ music festival Love Sensation

Mar 25th 2019, 1:19 PM 13,723 Views 0 Comments

Who’s excited?

Paisley Park to provide heartwarming story for blind owner: 3 tips for Day Three of Cheltenham
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# Heed Your Hunch

Paisley Park to provide heartwarming story for blind owner: 3 tips for Day Three of Cheltenham

Mar 12th 2019, 10:01 AM 6,438 Views 1 Comment

Check out Thom Malone’s Heed Your Hunch picks for ‘St Patrick’s Thursday’ — a nickname he’s not too keen on.

Here's what's in store for this year's Dublin International Film Festival
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Here's what's in store for this year's Dublin International Film Festival

Jan 23rd 2019, 3:30 PM 8,186 Views 15 Comments

Highlights will include the Irish premieres of Papi Chulo and Eighth Grade.

'An iconic, bucket list experience': Major international Halloween festival set for Meath this year
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'An iconic, bucket list experience': Major international Halloween festival set for Meath this year

Jan 12th 2019, 8:30 PM 35,724 Views 20 Comments

Fáilte Ireland wants to attract a further 100,000 visitors to the country through the festival as part of the Ancient East initiative.

Buildings to be lit up to celebrate iconic women throughout history
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Buildings to be lit up to celebrate iconic women throughout history

Jan 5th 2019, 10:00 AM 14,531 Views 16 Comments

Herstory Light Festival is an annual light festival which celebrates women and girls on Nollaig na mBan.

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 23,117 Views 25 Comments

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

Bowe behind new schools festival inspired by South Africa's Craven Week
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Bowe behind new schools festival inspired by South Africa's Craven Week

Oct 28th 2018, 7:30 AM 9,266 Views 10 Comments

The former Ulster and Ireland wing has partnered up with Louis Ludik for ‘Rugby Rising.’

Seven die and five in coma after taking drugs at music festival in Hanoi
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Seven die and five in coma after taking drugs at music festival in Hanoi

Sep 17th 2018, 4:20 PM 18,082 Views 18 Comments

The victims tested positive for an unspecified drug.

'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 25,693 Views 64 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.

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 50,773 Views 17 Comments

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

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 17,406 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.

Clincial Connacht claim clean sweep of Clubs inter-pro championship
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Clincial Connacht claim clean sweep of Clubs inter-pro championship

Aug 26th 2018, 7:23 PM 10,242 Views 4 Comments

It was an emphatic win for Connacht against Ulster.

Murray and Stander among speakers at Irish rugby's first U18 inter-pro festival
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Murray and Stander among speakers at Irish rugby's first U18 inter-pro festival

Aug 25th 2018, 7:15 AM 6,375 Views 6 Comments

The IRFU’s Eoin Hogan explains what has been involved in the inaugural festival at UL.

Connacht move into control of Clubs inter-pros with commanding win over Munster
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# U18s

Connacht move into control of Clubs inter-pros with commanding win over Munster

Aug 22nd 2018, 5:12 PM 12,475 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, Leinster had a big win against Ulster at the U18s festival in UL.

Ulster strike late to beat Munster as Leinster Schools excite in UL
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Ulster strike late to beat Munster as Leinster Schools excite in UL

Aug 19th 2018, 2:52 PM 10,240 Views 0 Comments

All the action from the first game day in the Schools inter-pros at UL.

Steel cups and banning plastic cutlery: How music festivals are trying to combat waste
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Steel cups and banning plastic cutlery: How music festivals are trying to combat waste

Aug 18th 2018, 11:00 AM 17,342 Views 27 Comments

Litter is a big problem at many festivals.

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