Advertisement
Dublin: 13 °C Saturday 31 July, 2021

#Punchestown

Punchestown Festival under threat from heavy rain
# Waiting Game
From The42
# Waiting Game

Punchestown Festival under threat from heavy rain

Apr 23rd 2012, 6:39 PM 582 Views 0 Comments

The forecast for the next few days is very unsettled, and there has already been a significant change in the going at the Kildare venue.

Sizing Europe warms up for Cheltenham with Punchestown win
# In Form
From The42
# In Form

Sizing Europe warms up for Cheltenham with Punchestown win

Feb 6th 2012, 12:06 PM 191 Views 0 Comments

The 10-year-old finished 15 lengths ahead of Big Zeb in the Tied Cottage Chase on Sunday.

Punchestown chair disappointed over Oxegen but insists festival will be back
# Oxegen
# Oxegen

Punchestown chair disappointed over Oxegen but insists festival will be back

Dec 21st 2011, 12:40 PM 3,302 Views 10 Comments

David Mongey insists the festival has only been postponed till 2013 after it was announced it would not take place next year.

Poll: Will you miss Oxegen in 2012?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you miss Oxegen in 2012?

Dec 21st 2011, 10:05 AM 5,641 Views 47 Comments

The annual music fest has been cancelled for this year. Does this bother you?

Oxegen organisers deny festival is moving to Phoenix Park
# Oxegen
# Oxegen

Oxegen organisers deny festival is moving to Phoenix Park

Nov 2nd 2011, 1:08 PM 3,414 Views 15 Comments

A newspaper report that the music festival is swapping Punchestown for the Park has been denied by organisers.

And they're off... Punchestown gets the go-ahead
# Heavy Going
From The42
# Heavy Going

And they're off... Punchestown gets the go-ahead

Oct 26th 2011, 9:22 AM 68 Views 0 Comments

You may have noticed recent heavy rain on the east coast. Nevertheless, the course is ready to go.

Ninety arrests and more than 300 drug seizures at Oxegen
# Home Time
From TheJournal.ie
# Home Time

Ninety arrests and more than 300 drug seizures at Oxegen

Jul 11th 2011, 1:24 PM 1,779 Views 2 Comments

As Oxegen 2011 draws to a close Gardaí reveal that 28 people were arrested at the festival for dealing drugs, while there were 15 incidents of drink driving.

Bands, beer and bare bellies: Oxegen 2011 in photos
# Oxegen
# Oxegen

Bands, beer and bare bellies: Oxegen 2011 in photos

Jul 11th 2011, 11:14 AM 2,056 Views 1 Comment

Five stages, 136 acts, 80,000 attendees and an awful lot of cleaning up to do. Here’s our Punchestown gallery.

WATCH: Christy Moore and Coldplay sing ‘Ride On’ at Oxegen
# Oxegen
# Oxegen

WATCH: Christy Moore and Coldplay sing ‘Ride On’ at Oxegen

Jul 11th 2011, 9:20 AM 2,552 Views 7 Comments

Kildare’s favourite son is a surprise guest on the final night at Oxegen. Watch Christy and Chris sing to 60,000 people.

Oxegen 2011: Your pictures of the festival
# Oxegen 2011
# Oxegen 2011

Oxegen 2011: Your pictures of the festival

Jul 10th 2011, 6:11 PM 1,400 Views 0 Comments

Photos from the final day of Ireland’s biggest music event – featuring love, Sellotape and Scooby-Doo…

Five teens injured in overnight slashing assault at Oxegen campsite
# Oxegen
From TheJournal.ie
# Oxegen

Five teens injured in overnight slashing assault at Oxegen campsite

Jul 9th 2011, 9:48 AM 19,128 Views 67 Comments

One man is hospitalised and four others injured during a 4am incident; Gardaí have recovered a weapon involved.

"Ireland always rocks": What the artists thought of Day 1 at Oxegen
# Oxegen
# Oxegen

"Ireland always rocks": What the artists thought of Day 1 at Oxegen

Jul 9th 2011, 9:36 AM 683 Views 2 Comments

The Black Eyed Peas and the Coronas are among those impressed by the fervour of the crowds at Punchestown.

Singing in the rain: day one at Oxegen (Gallery)
# Oxegen
# Oxegen

Singing in the rain: day one at Oxegen (Gallery)

Jul 8th 2011, 9:45 PM 1,542 Views 13 Comments

Wellies at the ready, but spirits not dampened by soggy start to weekend music festival.

Not-so-easy rider: 7 Oxegen acts and their backstage demands
# Oxegen
# Oxegen

Not-so-easy rider: 7 Oxegen acts and their backstage demands

Jul 8th 2011, 8:13 PM 1,275 Views 4 Comments

What do hot dogs, champagne and parrots have in common? We’ve got the answers…

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
From TheJournal.ie
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Jul 8th 2011, 7:33 PM 741 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: leaked NOTW audio; the end of an era for NASA’s shuttles; and no more casual Fridays at the Dáil…

In numbers: the Oxegen festival
# Oxegen
# Oxegen

In numbers: the Oxegen festival

Jul 8th 2011, 2:29 PM 1,602 Views 3 Comments

Free wellies, bottles of champers, miles of fencing and Rubberbandits saying mass…

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
From TheJournal.ie
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Jul 6th 2011, 7:46 PM 1,657 Views 0 Comments

NOTW phone hacking controversy, Dáil protests over bailout troika and hospital cuts, and your guide to Oxegen. These and more in today’s Fix:

Oxegen: How to get there and what you can’t bring
# Oxegen
# Oxegen

Oxegen: How to get there and what you can’t bring

Jul 6th 2011, 6:40 PM 2,193 Views 16 Comments

Gazebos are out, according to festival organisers.

Oxegen voted Europe's best music festival by leading management consultants
# Welly Watch
# Welly Watch

Oxegen voted Europe's best music festival by leading management consultants

Jun 8th 2011, 6:58 PM 705 Views 3 Comments

The Punchestown festival beat out the likes of Glastonbury and the V Festival to take the top spot among 64 events across Europe.

The Morning Score: Tuesday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Mar 29th 2011, 8:00 AM 368 Views 0 Comments

Kelly to lead Ireland tonight, Kilkenny plan without star duo and everything you need to know about the lockout.

Kauto headed for Punchestown debut
# Star Attraction
From The42
# Star Attraction

Kauto headed for Punchestown debut

Mar 28th 2011, 12:28 PM 221 Views 0 Comments

Paul Nicholls’ chaser is targeting the Guinness Gold Cup on May 4 as his final contest of the season.

Fenton facing Dunguib decision
# Back To Business
From The42
# Back To Business

Fenton facing Dunguib decision

Mar 23rd 2011, 1:07 PM 117 Views 0 Comments

Trainer says Dunguib may make step up to three miles at the Punchestown Festival in May.

The Morning Score: Tuesday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Mar 22nd 2011, 8:45 AM 214 Views 0 Comments

The Irish football team assemble, initial declarations for the Punchestown Festival emerge, and Ollie Palmer hangs his head in shame.

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 822 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.

Punchestowns to give Cheltenham a miss
# Cheltenham
From The42
# Cheltenham

Punchestowns to give Cheltenham a miss

Mar 3rd 2011, 11:04 AM 157 Views 0 Comments

Trainer Nicky Henderson reveals that the eight-year-old is likely to run in Punchestown and Aintree instead.

No Cheltenham return Forpady this year
# Cheltenham
From The42
# Cheltenham

No Cheltenham return Forpady this year

Feb 16th 2011, 3:33 PM 266 Views 0 Comments

Irish chaser Forpadydeplasterer will not travel to this year’s festival, trainer Tom Cooper reveals.

Fairyhouse switch meetings
# Horses
From The42
# Horses

Fairyhouse switch meetings

Jan 20th 2011, 5:02 PM 197 Views 0 Comments

Remedial work on the inside track continues at track.

Fairyhouse cleared for racing after inspection
# Weather Watch
From The42
# Weather Watch

Fairyhouse cleared for racing after inspection

Dec 13th 2010, 4:55 PM 139 Views 0 Comments

Racing to go ahead on Wednesday.

More top-class racing cards rescheduled
# Snow Patrol
From The42
# Snow Patrol

More top-class racing cards rescheduled

Dec 6th 2010, 1:59 PM 136 Views 0 Comments

Fairyhouse and Punchestown meetings moved again as bad weather continues.

The big freeze: Thursday's Fairyhouse card cancelled
# Snow Patrol
From The42
# Snow Patrol

The big freeze: Thursday's Fairyhouse card cancelled

Nov 30th 2010, 3:39 PM 124 Views 0 Comments

Racing schedule is frozen out by poor conditions.