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# Music festivals

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# Music festivals
Poll: Have you gone to a music festival this year?
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# Your Say
Poll: Would you go to a music festival this year?
Electric Picnic is scheduled to take place in September.
# Your Say
Poll: Should drug testing facilities be available at music festivals?
Drug testing could be up and running for music festivals next summer (if they are able to take place).
# Ireland's drug use
Drug-testing roll out at music festivals and nightclubs to be examined by expert group
Drug-testing is available in a number of other European countries.
# Event Guide
4 events for... festival lovers looking for something different
Festivals that don’t require flower crowns.
# Stephen Paddock
Hotel gunman previously booked rooms overlooking two other concerts in Las Vegas and Chicago
Investigators have zeroed in on a weapon-buying binge Paddock went on in the year before the attack.
# lecky picky
This is what festival lineups in Ireland looked like 10 years ago
God be with the days.
# donut stop dancing
Aungier Danger are selling 'disco donuts' at Longitude this weekend
Great news.
# festi-gals
Here's what Ireland's 2016 summer festivals would look like without the men
Um… a little bare.
# epathome
21 hilarious ways Twitter suggests you can experience #EPathome
Create the festival atmosphere at home.
# Your Say
Poll: Are outdoor music festivals worth the effort?
Is sleeping in a tent and using a portable toilet actually worth it?
# a quiet one
Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's where you can unwind with a pint in Stradbally
Get away from it all for an hour or two.
# Music festivals
19 great things little that have happened at Irish music festivals
What will happen at an Irish festival? WHO KNOWS.
# bindi
10 ways women are The Worst at music festivals
We are reaching dangerous levels of flower crown saturation.
# hipster please
This sketch perfectly sums up insufferable Irish hipsters at a festival
Did you ever hear of them? No? Exactly.
# clear off
Sea Sessions' campsite notice could only have been spotted at an Irish festival
Clear off lads.
# tatt's cool
These temporary tattoos of music festival timetables should totally be a thing
Shut up and take our money.
# oh the flashbacks
Foil, Arms & Hog sketch epitomises that life ruining post-festival fear
That moment you realise there’s no baby wipes left. *faints*
# hack of you
7 simple hacks to improve your music festival experience
Don’t spare the hand sanitiser.
# Festivals
The 16 most annoying things people going to musical festivals do
It was “magical”, was it?
# summer fresh
The 9 unmistakeable smells of an Irish summer
Summer has its own kind of stink.
# Home Sweet Home
9 reasons why being at home is better than being at Electric Picnic
Didn’t make it to Electric Picnic this year? WHO CARES? Not us.
# Sponsored By
The Guide to Enjoying an Irish Festival
Have you headed to any festivals this summer? Or are you planning on it? Read this first.
# festival fear
9 reasons why you're better off never going to a music festival
Honestly, you’re better off.
# gas at glasto
Our favourite people at Glastonbury so far
It’s not even the weekend and they’re all having a great time altogether
# notions
We don't remember Electric Picnic ever looking like this
This is the festival of our dreams to be fair.
# festival season
9 international festivals for people in a strop with Oxegen and Electric Picnic
Unhappy with the line-ups? Try these alternatives.
# Electric Picnic
Electric Picnic confirmed: Festival WILL go ahead this year
The tenth Picnic will take place the last weekend of August, organisers have announced.
19 reasons why Electric Picnic must happen this year
It really is the greatest thing ever and this is why.
# roll on summer
7 of the best people you'll meet at a music festival
All these lineup announcements have given us a dose of festival fever!
# Forbidden Fruit
Here's the 2013 Forbidden Fruit festival line-up
Kasabian and Primal Scream will headline the two-day event in Dublin in June.
# Electric Picnic
In photos: Setting up camp at Electric Picnic 2011
Revellers streamed to the Stradbally campsite in droves today for start of the three-day festival.
# Electric Picnic
Electric Picnic organisers rubbish 'final year' rumours 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.
# Belgium
Death toll rises to five after stage collapse at festival
Witnesses have described how giant screens and trees toppled amid 60,000 people at the event in Belgium.
# Bonnaroo
Second music fan dies at Bonnaroo festival in US
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.
# Oxegen 2011
Coldplay lead selection of star acts at Oxegen 2011
The London four-piece will play Ireland’s largest festival for the first time in eight years, alongside Foo Fighters and The Strokes.