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EP announces 2020 line-up as Dublin Comic Con and tech summit postponed amid coronavirus fears
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EP announces 2020 line-up as Dublin Comic Con and tech summit postponed amid coronavirus fears

Updated Mar 11th 2020, 4:36 PM 28,594 Views 27 Comments

The music and campervan festival, Vantastival, has also been postponed.

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 25,554 Views 41 Comments

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

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 36,361 Views 31 Comments

The warning comes ahead of the festival this weekend.

HSE addiction expert: Festivals that don't provide drug information and support should be refused a licence
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HSE addiction expert: Festivals that don't provide drug information and support should be refused a licence

Aug 17th 2019, 10:00 PM 26,023 Views 66 Comments

Some promoters are keen to explore new measures but others fear it would do reputational damage.

Talks underway between HSE and labs that could carry out drug-testing at festivals
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Talks underway between HSE and labs that could carry out drug-testing at festivals

Aug 13th 2019, 6:15 AM 11,540 Views 18 Comments

A senior HSE doctor has outlined a number of ways drug-testing could be introduced in Ireland.

Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's music festivals?
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Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's music festivals?

Aug 3rd 2019, 9:00 PM 24,928 Views 3 Comments

All Together Now is taking place in Co Waterford this weekend.

'These drugs are much more potent': HSE advises festival-goers who plan on taking drugs
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'These drugs are much more potent': HSE advises festival-goers who plan on taking drugs

Jun 22nd 2019, 9:30 AM 35,348 Views 79 Comments

The HSE launched a new campaign this week around drug-harm reduction in conjunction with a number of festivals including Body and Soul.

Summer festivals at risk of being cancelled as rocketing insurance premiums throw them into doubt
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Summer festivals at risk of being cancelled as rocketing insurance premiums throw them into doubt

May 8th 2019, 3:19 PM 26,703 Views 47 Comments

A Mayo festival has seen its insurance premium jump from €6,500 to €25,000 in just three years.

'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.

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

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?

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

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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# EP

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

Aug 28th 2018, 6:30 PM 7,019 Views 0 Comments

Featuring MudWatch.

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

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

Aug 28th 2018, 4:16 PM 4,215 Views 1 Comment

Keep dry, folks.

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

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

Aug 27th 2018, 4:35 PM 8,930 Views 0 Comments

It’s almost time.

Jennifer Lopez is crediting her 'realness' for the noughties Juicy Couture tracksuit trend
# Music
# Music

Jennifer Lopez is crediting her 'realness' for the noughties Juicy Couture tracksuit trend

Aug 17th 2018, 7:15 PM 5,721 Views 1 Comment

J-Lo says she ‘ shocked everyone when I decided to wear it!” – it was simplier times.

O'Hara's Brewery is launching a reusable steel pint cup at an Irish Festival this weekend
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# Festivals

O'Hara's Brewery is launching a reusable steel pint cup at an Irish Festival this weekend

Aug 13th 2018, 5:45 PM 3,173 Views 0 Comments

Another Love Story is one step closer to being a waste-free festival.

The DailyEdge.ie Monthly Horoscopes: August
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# Give Me A Siiiiiiiiign

The DailyEdge.ie Monthly Horoscopes: August

Aug 4th 2018, 8:00 PM 5,756 Views 0 Comments

We’re here to tell you what to expect for the month ahead.

A Britney Spears fan made her laugh on stage and it's started a gas new concert trend
# Music
# Music

A Britney Spears fan made her laugh on stage and it's started a gas new concert trend

Aug 3rd 2018, 2:15 PM 10,894 Views 0 Comments

It’s Britney, bitch.

Saint Sister just released a new music video by the same director as Hozier's 'Take Me To Church'
# Music
# Music

Saint Sister just released a new music video by the same director as Hozier's 'Take Me To Church'

Aug 3rd 2018, 12:06 PM 2,317 Views 0 Comments

It’ll make you nostalgic for lost love, even if you’ve always been a single cat lady.

Mary Berry joined Rick Astley on stage to play drums at a UK festival last night
# Silly Season
# Silly Season

Mary Berry joined Rick Astley on stage to play drums at a UK festival last night

Jul 28th 2018, 1:50 PM 3,979 Views 0 Comments

No, you are not about to be rick-rolled.

7 of the most unmissable songs to hear at All Together Now
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# Festivals

7 of the most unmissable songs to hear at All Together Now

Jul 27th 2018, 4:09 PM 5,617 Views 1 Comment

The best choons from Fleet Foxes to Kelela to Villagers

Conor McGregor went to Longitude yesterday and sparred with Migos
# Punching Up
# Punching Up

Conor McGregor went to Longitude yesterday and sparred with Migos

Jul 14th 2018, 2:36 PM 8,812 Views 0 Comments

Conor celebrated his last day in his twenties with thousands in Marlay Park.

Longitude released their stage times for this weekend and people aren't happy about the clashing
# Post Alone
# Post Alone

Longitude released their stage times for this weekend and people aren't happy about the clashing

Jul 10th 2018, 7:25 PM 15,407 Views 2 Comments

Khalid and J Cole clash as well as Post Malone and Versatile.

Twitter users are sharing memories of their first festival - and the things they've learned since
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# Festivals

Twitter users are sharing memories of their first festival - and the things they've learned since

Jun 12th 2018, 10:36 AM 2,925 Views 0 Comments

Oh, if only we knew then what we know now.

From a gin village to a snorkel safari: Here's what's happening this weekend
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# Something For The Weekend

From a gin village to a snorkel safari: Here's what's happening this weekend

Jun 9th 2018, 8:30 AM 11,121 Views 5 Comments

Here’s a round-up of the events taking place across Ireland over the weekend.

10 lies we tell each other at festivals
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# Festivals

10 lies we tell each other at festivals

Jun 6th 2018, 8:00 AM 2,855 Views 0 Comments

Dedicated to all the leftover tents.

HSE issues drug safety advice to Irish festivalgoers in wake of two deaths in UK
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HSE issues drug safety advice to Irish festivalgoers in wake of two deaths in UK

Jun 1st 2018, 12:12 PM 13,788 Views 38 Comments

People are being asked to look after themselves and look out for their friends during the festival season.

Beauty Q: Would you wear 'bum gems'?
# Festivals
# Festivals

Beauty Q: Would you wear 'bum gems'?

May 27th 2018, 6:00 PM 7,810 Views 2 Comments

This is one we NEED to know.

Just 11 of the more questionable items classed as 'festival fashion'
# You'll Catch Your Death
# You'll Catch Your Death

Just 11 of the more questionable items classed as 'festival fashion'

Apr 18th 2018, 6:00 PM 5,194 Views 1 Comment

A few of the websites seem determined to sell us heels.

Cardi B has pulled out of Longitude following her pregnancy announcement
# Cardi B
# Cardi B

Cardi B has pulled out of Longitude following her pregnancy announcement

Apr 9th 2018, 5:32 PM 4,088 Views 0 Comments

Cardi announced her pregnancy on SNL this weekend.

Here's what this year's Irish festival lineups would look like without men
# Festivals
# Festivals

Here's what this year's Irish festival lineups would look like without men

Mar 26th 2018, 5:37 PM 11,716 Views 12 Comments

One festival managed to make a big improvement on last year’s lineup.

Kendrick Lamar, N.E.R.D and Massive Attack have been announced for Electric Picnic 2018
# Ep2018
# Ep2018

Kendrick Lamar, N.E.R.D and Massive Attack have been announced for Electric Picnic 2018

Mar 15th 2018, 11:45 AM 14,297 Views 22 Comments

Dua Lipa, Ben Howard, St Vincent, and Chvrches will also be appearing in Stradbally.

It's not all glamour (but you might see George Clooney): Irish filmmakers on international festivals
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# The Irish Abroad

It's not all glamour (but you might see George Clooney): Irish filmmakers on international festivals

Oct 7th 2017, 7:45 AM 10,026 Views 3 Comments

We talked to Irish filmmakers and the Irish Film Board about why it’s worth it.

Win Electric Picnic tickets: What Kind Of Music Fan Are You?
# Ep2017
# Ep2017

Win Electric Picnic tickets: What Kind Of Music Fan Are You?

Aug 24th 2017, 1:00 PM 7,145 Views 3 Comments

We’ve teamed up with Heineken Live Your Music to offer two weekend passes to the sold-out festival.

A cappella and piano maestros: July in Dublin is going to be amazing for music
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A cappella and piano maestros: July in Dublin is going to be amazing for music

Jul 1st 2017, 11:00 AM 9,999 Views 2 Comments

We speak to the organisers of two music festivals.

13 pictures of bands at Glastonbury 2007 that'll take you right back
# Glasto
# Glasto

13 pictures of bands at Glastonbury 2007 that'll take you right back

Jun 23rd 2017, 7:06 PM 10,528 Views 4 Comments

It was the year of Kate and Pete… and the Kaiser Chiefs.

From fine food to shanty bands: Here are eleven interesting things happening this weekend
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# Things To Do

From fine food to shanty bands: Here are eleven interesting things happening this weekend

Jun 16th 2017, 8:30 PM 10,776 Views 4 Comments

Stuck for ideas this weekend? Check out our event guide.

From Minecraft to James Joyce: This is what's happening in Ireland this weekend
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# Out And About

From Minecraft to James Joyce: This is what's happening in Ireland this weekend

Jun 9th 2017, 8:20 PM 9,176 Views 1 Comment

Here’s a round-up of the events taking place across Ireland this weekend.

Skin Deep: How to fully embrace the glitter this festival season
# Skin Deep
# Skin Deep

Skin Deep: How to fully embrace the glitter this festival season

Jun 1st 2017, 8:00 PM 4,752 Views 3 Comments

Go wild.

Here's why the internet is captivated by Fyre Festival, an expensive music festival that's turned into a farce
# Fyre Festival
# Fyre Festival

Here's why the internet is captivated by Fyre Festival, an expensive music festival that's turned into a farce

Apr 28th 2017, 10:55 AM 24,769 Views 4 Comments

Coachella it ain’t

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