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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 Adverts.ie
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.
# EP FOREVER
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
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.
# 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.