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Poll: Should drug testing facilities be available at music festivals?
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Poll: Should drug testing facilities be available at music festivals?

Dec 29th 2020, 10:50 AM 31,014 Views 51 Comments

Drug testing could be up and running for music festivals next summer (if they are able to take place).

Drug-testing roll out at music festivals and nightclubs to be examined by expert group
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Drug-testing roll out at music festivals and nightclubs to be examined by expert group

Sep 25th 2018, 6:29 PM 15,295 Views 35 Comments

Drug-testing is available in a number of other European countries.

4 events for... festival lovers looking for something different
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4 events for... festival lovers looking for something different

May 23rd 2018, 4:14 PM 1,164 Views 0 Comments

Festivals that don’t require flower crowns.

Hotel gunman previously booked rooms overlooking two other concerts in Las Vegas and Chicago
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Hotel gunman previously booked rooms overlooking two other concerts in Las Vegas and Chicago

Oct 5th 2017, 8:01 PM 27,188 Views 140 Comments

Investigators have zeroed in on a weapon-buying binge Paddock went on in the year before the attack.

This is what festival lineups in Ireland looked like 10 years ago
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# Lecky Picky

This is what festival lineups in Ireland looked like 10 years ago

Apr 13th 2017, 9:00 PM 10,337 Views 3 Comments

God be with the days.

Aungier Danger are selling 'disco donuts' at Longitude this weekend
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# Donut Stop Dancing

Aungier Danger are selling 'disco donuts' at Longitude this weekend

Jul 16th 2016, 2:00 PM 4,218 Views 0 Comments

Great news.

Here's what Ireland's 2016 summer festivals would look like without the men
# Festi-gals
# Festi-gals

Here's what Ireland's 2016 summer festivals would look like without the men

Mar 8th 2016, 3:15 PM 6,734 Views 6 Comments

Um… a little bare.

21 hilarious ways Twitter suggests you can experience #EPathome
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# Epathome

21 hilarious ways Twitter suggests you can experience #EPathome

Sep 4th 2015, 5:35 PM 6,511 Views 3 Comments

Create the festival atmosphere at home.

Poll: Are outdoor music festivals worth the effort?
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Poll: Are outdoor music festivals worth the effort?

Sep 4th 2015, 8:24 AM 15,596 Views 53 Comments

Is sleeping in a tent and using a portable toilet actually worth it?

Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's where you can unwind with a pint in Stradbally
# A Quiet One
# A Quiet One

Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's where you can unwind with a pint in Stradbally

Sep 3rd 2015, 10:43 AM 3,282 Views 0 Comments

Get away from it all for an hour or two.

19 great things little that have happened at Irish music festivals
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# Music Festivals

19 great things little that have happened at Irish music festivals

Aug 8th 2015, 1:00 PM 8,482 Views 0 Comments

What will happen at an Irish festival? WHO KNOWS.

10 ways women are The Worst at music festivals
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# Bindi

10 ways women are The Worst at music festivals

Jul 31st 2015, 2:57 PM 8,227 Views 8 Comments

We are reaching dangerous levels of flower crown saturation.

This sketch perfectly sums up insufferable Irish hipsters at a festival
# Hipster Please
# Hipster Please

This sketch perfectly sums up insufferable Irish hipsters at a festival

Jun 26th 2015, 6:49 PM 6,919 Views 2 Comments

Did you ever hear of them? No? Exactly.

Sea Sessions' campsite notice could only have been spotted at an Irish festival
# Clear Off
# Clear Off

Sea Sessions' campsite notice could only have been spotted at an Irish festival

Jun 22nd 2015, 8:08 AM 6,142 Views 0 Comments

Clear off lads.

These temporary tattoos of music festival timetables should totally be a thing
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# Tatt's Cool

These temporary tattoos of music festival timetables should totally be a thing

Nov 5th 2014, 11:00 AM 2,466 Views 0 Comments

Shut up and take our money.

Foil, Arms & Hog sketch epitomises that life ruining post-festival fear
# Oh The Flashbacks
# Oh The Flashbacks

Foil, Arms & Hog sketch epitomises that life ruining post-festival fear

Oct 11th 2014, 3:19 PM 2,314 Views 0 Comments

That moment you realise there’s no baby wipes left. *faints*

7 simple hacks to improve your music festival experience
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# Hack Of You

7 simple hacks to improve your music festival experience

Aug 2nd 2014, 1:00 PM 24,431 Views 13 Comments

Don’t spare the hand sanitiser.

The 16 most annoying things people going to musical festivals do
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# Festivals

The 16 most annoying things people going to musical festivals do

Jul 19th 2014, 1:00 PM 27,531 Views 28 Comments

It was “magical”, was it?

The 9 unmistakeable smells of an Irish summer
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# Summer Fresh

The 9 unmistakeable smells of an Irish summer

Jul 6th 2014, 8:15 PM 51,427 Views 63 Comments

Summer has its own kind of stink.

9 reasons why being at home is better than being at Electric Picnic
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

9 reasons why being at home is better than being at Electric Picnic

Aug 31st 2013, 9:30 AM 11,539 Views 19 Comments

Didn’t make it to Electric Picnic this year? WHO CARES? Not us.

The Guide to Enjoying an Irish Festival
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The Guide to Enjoying an Irish Festival

Jul 31st 2013, 4:28 PM 19,334 Views 19 Comments

Have you headed to any festivals this summer? Or are you planning on it? Read this first.

9 reasons why you're better off never going to a music festival
# Festival Fear
# Festival Fear

9 reasons why you're better off never going to a music festival

Jun 28th 2013, 4:05 PM 13,107 Views 7 Comments

Honestly, you’re better off.

Our favourite people at Glastonbury so far
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# Gas At Glasto

Our favourite people at Glastonbury so far

Jun 28th 2013, 11:04 AM 2,952 Views 2 Comments

It’s not even the weekend and they’re all having a great time altogether

We don't remember Electric Picnic ever looking like this
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# Notions

We don't remember Electric Picnic ever looking like this

Jun 10th 2013, 4:05 PM 4,608 Views 4 Comments

This is the festival of our dreams to be fair.

9 international festivals for people in a strop with Oxegen and Electric Picnic
# Festival Season
# Festival Season

9 international festivals for people in a strop with Oxegen and Electric Picnic

Apr 25th 2013, 6:00 PM 15,163 Views 41 Comments

Unhappy with the line-ups? Try these alternatives.

Electric Picnic confirmed: Festival WILL go ahead this year
# Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic

Electric Picnic confirmed: Festival WILL go ahead this year

Apr 19th 2013, 7:08 PM 16,682 Views 31 Comments

The tenth Picnic will take place the last weekend of August, organisers have announced.

19 reasons why Electric Picnic must happen this year
# EP FOREVER
# EP FOREVER

19 reasons why Electric Picnic must happen this year

Apr 12th 2013, 1:00 PM 25,983 Views 51 Comments

It really is the greatest thing ever and this is why.

7 of the best people you'll meet at a music festival
# Roll On Summer
# Roll On Summer

7 of the best people you'll meet at a music festival

Mar 28th 2013, 12:50 PM 4,596 Views 1 Comment

All these lineup announcements have given us a dose of festival fever!

Here's the 2013 Forbidden Fruit festival line-up
# Forbidden Fruit
# Forbidden Fruit

Here's the 2013 Forbidden Fruit festival line-up

Mar 5th 2013, 12:19 PM 13,448 Views 25 Comments

Kasabian and Primal Scream will headline the two-day event in Dublin in June.

In photos: Setting up camp at Electric Picnic 2011
# Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic

In photos: Setting up camp at Electric Picnic 2011

Sep 2nd 2011, 9:23 PM 5,823 Views 13 Comments

Revellers streamed to the Stradbally campsite in droves today for start of the three-day festival.

Electric Picnic organisers rubbish 'final year' rumours
# Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic

Electric Picnic organisers rubbish 'final year' rumours

Aug 30th 2011, 7:25 PM 2,231 Views 9 Comments

TheJournal.ie took a sneak peak behind the scenes at the Electric Picnic site today to see how preparations for how this weekend’s festival are going.

Death toll rises to five after stage collapse at festival
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Death toll rises to five after stage collapse at festival

Aug 19th 2011, 10:06 AM 537 Views 0 Comments

Witnesses have described how giant screens and trees toppled amid 60,000 people at the event in Belgium.

Second music fan dies at Bonnaroo festival in US
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Second music fan dies at Bonnaroo festival in US

Jun 14th 2011, 9:34 PM 257 Views 0 Comments

A 24-year-old man is the second person to have died at the event, after the body of a 32-year-old woman was found inside a tent at the weekend.

Coldplay lead selection of star acts at Oxegen 2011
# Oxegen 2011
# Oxegen 2011

Coldplay lead selection of star acts at Oxegen 2011

Mar 9th 2011, 8:09 AM 820 Views 0 Comments

The London four-piece will play Ireland’s largest festival for the first time in eight years, alongside Foo Fighters and The Strokes.