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#Electric Picnic

# electric-picnic - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

'We have run out of time': Electric Picnic 2021 has been cancelled
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

'We have run out of time': Electric Picnic 2021 has been cancelled

Sep 1st 2021, 6:27 PM 43,531 Views 75 Comments

The music and arts festival confirmed the news in a statement this evening.

# electric-picnic - Friday 27 August, 2021

Government to ‘engage’ with Electric Picnic festival organisers
# Tent Talks
# Tent Talks

Government to ‘engage’ with Electric Picnic festival organisers

Aug 27th 2021, 6:24 PM 13,230 Views 20 Comments

The Cabinet Covid-19 sub-committee met today to discuss the next steps in the easing of restrictions.

# electric-picnic - Thursday 26 August, 2021

Poll: Do you think Electric Picnic should go ahead this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think Electric Picnic should go ahead this year?

Aug 26th 2021, 8:43 AM 68,783 Views 86 Comments

Laois County Council has said it will still refuse permission to the festival based on the official public-health advice.

# electric-picnic - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

'Nothing has changed': Laois County Council says it can't revisit Electric Picnic decision
# Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic

'Nothing has changed': Laois County Council says it can't revisit Electric Picnic decision

Updated Aug 25th 2021, 3:32 PM 25,928 Views 45 Comments

The council decided not to grant a licence to the festival earlier this month.

# electric-picnic - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

Electric Picnic boss calls for festival to go ahead after Holohan's comments on live events
# Outdoor Events
# Outdoor Events

Electric Picnic boss calls for festival to go ahead after Holohan's comments on live events

Updated Aug 24th 2021, 6:50 PM 30,830 Views 27 Comments

He said NPHET wouldn’t be opposed to large events taking place with only vaccinated people in attendance.

# electric-picnic - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

Electric Picnic festival refused licence by Laois County Council
# Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic

Electric Picnic festival refused licence by Laois County Council

Aug 4th 2021, 6:01 PM 81,688 Views 128 Comments

The event’s promoter had said earlier this week he was confident it could go ahead.

# electric-picnic - Monday 2 August, 2021

Electric Picnic organiser 'very confident' festival will go ahead in September
# Admission
# Admission

Electric Picnic organiser 'very confident' festival will go ahead in September

Aug 2nd 2021, 4:40 PM 23,899 Views 49 Comments

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 - Friday 18 June, 2021

Poll: Would you go to a music festival this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you go to a music festival this year?

Jun 18th 2021, 9:12 AM 32,406 Views 36 Comments

Electric Picnic is scheduled to take place in September.

# electric-picnic - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

'We're confident the festival can take place': Electric Picnic announces new dates for September
# Wellies At The Ready
# Wellies At The Ready

'We're confident the festival can take place': Electric Picnic announces new dates for September

Jun 16th 2021, 2:22 PM 20,001 Views 23 Comments

The three-day festival is set to run from 24 to 26 September.

# electric-picnic - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about Electric Picnic?
# Ep2020
# Ep2020

Quiz: How much do you know about Electric Picnic?

Sep 5th 2020, 10:00 PM 33,380 Views 25 Comments

We’ve never missed a muddy field so much before.

# electric-picnic - Monday 11 May, 2020

Electric Picnic 2020 has been cancelled due to Covid-19
# EP
# EP

Electric Picnic 2020 has been cancelled due to Covid-19

May 11th 2020, 4:50 PM 25,227 Views 33 Comments

Ticket holders can get a refund of their tickets or carry them forward to next year.

# electric-picnic - Monday 9 December, 2019

Body and Soul part ways with Electric Picnic after 16 years
# RIDING SOULO
# RIDING SOULO

Body and Soul part ways with Electric Picnic after 16 years

Dec 9th 2019, 5:33 PM 35,597 Views 18 Comments

Tickets for next year’s festival sold out this afternoon.

# electric-picnic - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Man to appear in court after being caught with weapon at Electric Picnic
# Laois
# Laois

Man to appear in court after being caught with weapon at Electric Picnic

Sep 3rd 2019, 10:48 AM 25,368 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested at a car park at the festival over the weekend.

# electric-picnic - Saturday 31 August, 2019

How well do you remember Electric Picnics past?
# Quiz
# Quiz

How well do you remember Electric Picnics past?

Aug 31st 2019, 9:00 PM 23,463 Views 12 Comments

What started in 2004 has since become Ireland’s largest music festival.

Poll: Have you ever left your tent behind after a festival?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever left your tent behind after a festival?

Aug 31st 2019, 9:15 AM 25,556 Views 41 Comments

Last year, bulldozers were brought in to clear thousands of leftover tents after Electric Picnic.

# electric-picnic - Friday 30 August, 2019

Rainfall warning in the west but a mostly dry weekend for Electric Picnic
# Weekend Weather
# Weekend Weather

Rainfall warning in the west but a mostly dry weekend for Electric Picnic

Aug 30th 2019, 4:24 PM 24,183 Views 7 Comments

Met Éireann says heavy rain is on the way.

'I took it and paid the price': Ex-Ireland's Got Talent contestant issues Electric Picnic drug warning
# Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic

'I took it and paid the price': Ex-Ireland's Got Talent contestant issues Electric Picnic drug warning

Aug 30th 2019, 2:46 PM 47,705 Views 82 Comments

Brandon Webb was put into an induced coma last year after falling ill as a result of MDMA.

Transport, stage times, weather: Here's what you need to know if you're heading to Electric Picnic
# Festival
# Festival

Transport, stage times, weather: Here's what you need to know if you're heading to Electric Picnic

Aug 30th 2019, 6:10 AM 16,335 Views 10 Comments

Nearly 60,000 people are set to descend upon Stradbally in Laois for the biggest event of the Irish festival calendar.

# electric-picnic - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Electric Picnic: Festival-goers warned of 'vigorous' drug searches
# Stradbally
# Stradbally

Electric Picnic: Festival-goers warned of 'vigorous' drug searches

Aug 27th 2019, 9:22 PM 36,371 Views 31 Comments

The warning comes ahead of the festival this weekend.

# electric-picnic - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Hozier, The Strokes, Florence + the Machine and The 1975 announced as headliners for Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic
From The Daily Edge
# Electric Picnic

Hozier, The Strokes, Florence + the Machine and The 1975 announced as headliners for Electric Picnic

Mar 13th 2019, 11:36 AM 29,389 Views 24 Comments

The festival is already sold out.

# electric-picnic - Monday 3 December, 2018

Electric Picnic tickets sell out 15 minutes after going on sale
# All Gone
# All Gone

Electric Picnic tickets sell out 15 minutes after going on sale

Dec 3rd 2018, 12:10 PM 23,119 Views 25 Comments

It is the first time the festival has sold out before any acts were announced.

# electric-picnic - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Ireland's entertainment world comes out for funeral of Electric Picnic founder John Reynolds
# RIP
# RIP

Ireland's entertainment world comes out for funeral of Electric Picnic founder John Reynolds

Updated Nov 1st 2018, 9:59 PM 81,650 Views 9 Comments

The 52 year-old was found dead at his home last week.

# electric-picnic - Friday 26 October, 2018

'A visionary', 'Inspirational': Tributes paid to well-known music promoter John Reynolds
# RIP
# RIP

'A visionary', 'Inspirational': Tributes paid to well-known music promoter John Reynolds

Updated Oct 26th 2018, 1:57 PM 37,212 Views 10 Comments

“Ireland is less today for his passing,” Leo Varadkar said.

# electric-picnic - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Music promoter and Electric Picnic founder John Reynolds dies suddenly aged 52
# POD
# POD

Music promoter and Electric Picnic founder John Reynolds dies suddenly aged 52

Oct 25th 2018, 9:58 PM 98,428 Views 48 Comments

The music promoter died suddenly at his home in Dublin this evening.

# electric-picnic - Saturday 8 September, 2018

'Festival waste? It's not new - we're a disposable nation and we need to change our attitude'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Festival waste? It's not new - we're a disposable nation and we need to change our attitude'

Sep 8th 2018, 4:00 PM 25,699 Views 63 Comments

Green Party Councillor Claire Byrne knows all about trying to keep festival sites clean – and says we need to stop seeing tents as disposable, and look at what we can do to clean up after ourselves.

# electric-picnic - Friday 7 September, 2018

Early bird tickets for next year's Electric Picnic sell out
# Stradbally Calling
# Stradbally Calling

Early bird tickets for next year's Electric Picnic sell out

Updated Sep 7th 2018, 2:33 PM 46,753 Views 77 Comments

More tickets will go on sale in 2019.

# electric-picnic - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

A look back at the very first Electric Picnic in 2004
# Electric Picnic
From The Daily Edge
# Electric Picnic

A look back at the very first Electric Picnic in 2004

Sep 5th 2018, 9:00 PM 10,927 Views 3 Comments

We have come a long way.

# electric-picnic - Monday 3 September, 2018

Thousands of tents left behind at Electric Picnic campsite cleared by bulldozers
# Environment
# Environment

Thousands of tents left behind at Electric Picnic campsite cleared by bulldozers

Sep 3rd 2018, 9:45 PM 83,729 Views 99 Comments

One festival attendee said that there was “millions of euro worth of stuff left behind”.

That first post-Electric Picnic shower is all anyone can talk about right now, TBH
# Electric Picnic
From The Daily Edge
# Electric Picnic

That first post-Electric Picnic shower is all anyone can talk about right now, TBH

Sep 3rd 2018, 6:05 PM 6,785 Views 1 Comment

‘Smell of SHITE off me.’

Statement trousers, Cher from Clueless and 'All Black Everything': The fashion trends at Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic
From The Daily Edge
# Electric Picnic

Statement trousers, Cher from Clueless and 'All Black Everything': The fashion trends at Electric Picnic

Sep 3rd 2018, 4:45 PM 6,222 Views 0 Comments

Which trend was Roz Purcell rocking?

# electric-picnic - Saturday 1 September, 2018

In pictures: Thousands enjoy first two days of Electric Picnic in Stradbally
# Snaps
# Snaps

In pictures: Thousands enjoy first two days of Electric Picnic in Stradbally

Sep 1st 2018, 7:08 PM 50,781 Views 17 Comments

This year’s headline acts include Kendrick Lamar, Massive Attack, and The Prodigy.

How Well Do You Know The Acts On Electric Picnic's Lineup?
# Electric Picnic
From The Daily Edge
# Electric Picnic

How Well Do You Know The Acts On Electric Picnic's Lineup?

Sep 1st 2018, 6:00 PM 4,432 Views 0 Comments

Are you taking this quiz at home or in a tent?

What to watch on TV tonight: Saturday
# Tv Picks
From The Daily Edge
# Tv Picks

What to watch on TV tonight: Saturday

Sep 1st 2018, 4:58 PM 4,536 Views 0 Comments

This is the telly everyone will be talking about tomorrow.

# electric-picnic - Friday 31 August, 2018

Blindboy demonstrated how he prepares his plastic bags for gigs ahead of Electric Picnic
# Blindboy
From The Daily Edge
# Blindboy

Blindboy demonstrated how he prepares his plastic bags for gigs ahead of Electric Picnic

Aug 31st 2018, 7:43 AM 7,432 Views 0 Comments

Looks like your Halloween costume is sorted.

Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's everything you need to know
# Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic

Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's everything you need to know

Aug 31st 2018, 6:10 AM 17,416 Views 15 Comments

More than 50,000 people are set to descend upon Stradbally in Laois for the biggest event of the Irish festival calendar.

# electric-picnic - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

10 Spice Girls inspired looks to rock at Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic
From The Daily Edge
# Electric Picnic

10 Spice Girls inspired looks to rock at Electric Picnic

Aug 28th 2018, 9:01 PM 5,709 Views 0 Comments

Spice up your life.

17 things we learned from a sneak peek at this year's Electric Picnic site
# EP
From The Daily Edge
# EP

17 things we learned from a sneak peek at this year's Electric Picnic site

Aug 28th 2018, 6:30 PM 7,022 Views 0 Comments

Featuring MudWatch.

7 rainjackets under €40 to keep dry for the Sunday of Electric Picnic
# Festivals
From The Daily Edge
# Festivals

7 rainjackets under €40 to keep dry for the Sunday of Electric Picnic

Aug 28th 2018, 4:16 PM 4,216 Views 1 Comment

Keep dry, folks.

# electric-picnic - Monday 27 August, 2018

15 cheap but vital products that'll actually save your life during Electric Picnic
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From The Daily Edge
# Pee Bags

15 cheap but vital products that'll actually save your life during Electric Picnic

Aug 27th 2018, 4:35 PM 8,935 Views 0 Comments

It’s almost time.

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