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# Stradbally

This month
September 2023
Debunked: Doctored image of RTÉ headline spread with anti-immigrant messages
A photo of migrants in Calais, France, was used to suggest that the media was lying.
Electric Picnic tents for refugees 'can only be a very short term measure', minister says
“It’s important to remind people as well that there is still a war going on,” junior minister Joe O’Brien said.
All tickets for next year's Electric Picnic 'snapped up in under an hour'
Tickets for next year’s festival, which will have an increased capacity of 75,000, went on sale at 9am this morning.
Taoiseach ‘saddened’ FG councillors voted against leasing site for modular homes for Ukrainians
Varadkar said no sanction would be imposed on the Wicklow Fine Gael councillors who voted against the motion.
Minister O'Gorman says he can't rule out future use of tents to house refugees in Ireland
Roderic O’Gorman said it was ‘difficult’ to project how many more refugees would arrive in Ireland by the end of the year.
Tánaiste confident use of tented accommodation for refugees will be short-term
Micheál Martin acknowledged the use of tents to house refugees is ‘not ideal’.
Good news for Electric Picnic goers with sunny spells and highs of 23C forecast for the weekend
While today will see scattered showers, Alan O’Reilly of Carlow Weather says festival goers should remember the sunscreen as the weather picks up Saturday and Sunday.
Last month
August 2023
Organisers of Electric Picnic ban single-use disposable vapes from entering the festival
The festival said they have made the decision to ban the devices in order to “protect the land the the festival site is on”.
Electric Picnic confirms 2024 festival is earlier than usual and tickets are already on sale
Electric Picnic announced this morning that they are plan on moving the festival forward to August in 2024.
Last year
Billie Eilish to headline Electric Picnic 2023 as first 10 acts announced
The lineup also features Lewis Capaldi and Niall Horan.
Woman (50s) dies after being struck by car in Co Laois
The incident occurred at around 1.10pm in the Dunamaise area of Stradbally.
Male youth charged in relation to serious assault at Electric Picnic last month
A man in his 30s was seriously assaulted at the music festival on Friday 2 September.
Driver killed after car collides with wall in Co Laois
Details are currently unknown about the person who died in the crash.
All time
Electric Picnic organiser 'very confident' festival will go ahead in September
Melvin Benn said he based his optimism on the fact no one in Government had told him the event would not be allowed.
Electric Picnic: Festival-goers warned of 'vigorous' drug searches
The warning comes ahead of the festival this weekend.
Public warned about fake print-at-home Electric Picnic tickets
The festival begins next weekend – Gardaí are advising people not to fall for ‘print-at-home’ ticket scams.
In defence of cycling shorts, the new fash-hun trend of the festival season
Because who wants chaffing while they’re on the session?
Staying on! A 16th season beckons in 2018 for Waterford senior hurling veteran
Michael Walsh started out with Waterford in 2003.
Stradbally edge past The Nire to claim 19th Conway Cup following extra-time
The Reds prevailed following a tense period of extra-time at Fraher Field.
Recent title winners to clash next Sunday as 2017 Waterford SFC reaches county final day at last
The Nire will take on Stradbally next Sunday after today’s semi-final ties.
'A lot of questions about ketamine' - keeping people drug-safe at Electric Picnic's welfare tent
The Ana Liffey Drug Project made its debut at this year’s festival – and it proved to be a busy three days for the volunteers.
PHOTOS: Tens of thousands flock to Laois for Electric Picnic
Tickets for the festival sold out within minutes back in March.
14 tweets that sum up the Electric Picnic weekend so far
From energetic crowds to the best one-liners.
14 classic photos from Electric Picnic a decade ago
Jonathan Rhys Meyers and the Green Party: A simpler time.
6 acts to swot up on before Electric Picnic
It’s getting close now …
Six migrants found in the back of a refrigeration truck in Laois
All six were brought to hospital as a precaution and initial reports are that all are well.
Granny's House has been stolen from Stradbally ahead of Electric Picnic
The owners say there would be no animosity towards anybody who returned the house.
Woman (25) dies after her car hits wall in Waterford
The crash happened last night and the woman was pronounced dead today.
This brilliant goal in the final seconds denied Portlaoise a 10th consecutive Laois SFC title
A first crown for Stradbally since 2005 by the narrowest of margins.
Missing man last seen at Electric Picnic is located
Gardaí said he is safe and well.
23 pictures that perfectly sum up Electric Picnic 2016
Music, mud and mania.
Well, the SuperValu in Stradbally is ready for the weekend anyway
Time to stock up.
Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's what you need to know
It will rain. We’re sorry.
Electric Picnic has made a lovely gesture to the good people of Stradbally
A new football pitch for all your troubles!
'Willie was a true gentleman' - Tipperary councillor dies after being hit by car in Laois
The popular local politician died from his injuries last night.
LCD Soundsystem, Lana Del Rey and Chemical Brothers were just announced for Electric Picnic 2016
Where are your friends toniiiiight?
14 of the most Laois things that have ever happened
Unlaois the beast.
James puts on a Masters class as Nemo Rangers beat Stradbally to reach Munster semi-finals
The Waterford outfit had only won their county title on Friday night.
Stradbally won the Waterford SFC title tonight, will play Munster quarter-final tomorrow
No rest for the newly-crowned champions.
More fixtures madness as Waterford champions face 2 games in 24 hours
The Déise’s finest will face Nemo Rangers in the AIB Munster club championship on Saturday, a day after contesting a county final.