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#Electric Picnic

# 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 32,301 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 19,318 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 33,354 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 25,198 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 35,579 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 25,364 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 23,456 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 25,550 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 24,180 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 47,678 Views 80 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 16,333 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 36,355 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 29,386 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 23,112 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 81,639 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 37,202 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 98,413 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 25,688 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 46,751 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 10,890 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 83,707 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 6,783 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 50,768 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 4,528 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 7,413 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 17,404 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 5,706 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 7,017 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 4,212 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
# Pee Bags
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 8,927 Views 0 Comments

It’s almost time.

Public warned about fake print-at-home Electric Picnic tickets
# Stradbally
# Stradbally

Public warned about fake print-at-home Electric Picnic tickets

Aug 27th 2018, 1:34 PM 12,897 Views 9 Comments

The festival begins next weekend – Gardaí are advising people not to fall for ‘print-at-home’ ticket scams.

Here are the stage times for Electric Picnic 2018
# Electric Picnic
From The Daily Edge
# Electric Picnic

Here are the stage times for Electric Picnic 2018

Aug 27th 2018, 9:48 AM 6,387 Views 0 Comments

We highly recommend you go and see Pillow Queens and Kojaque.

# electric-picnic - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Johnny Logan is going to be headlining Electric Ireland's Throwback Stage at EP next weekend
# Throwback Stage
From The Daily Edge
# Throwback Stage

Johnny Logan is going to be headlining Electric Ireland's Throwback Stage at EP next weekend

Aug 21st 2018, 2:17 PM 2,836 Views 0 Comments

Probably the last person you ever expected to see on the Electric Picnic lineup.

# electric-picnic - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Steel cups and banning plastic cutlery: How music festivals are trying to combat waste
# Sustainability
# Sustainability

Steel cups and banning plastic cutlery: How music festivals are trying to combat waste

Aug 18th 2018, 11:00 AM 17,336 Views 27 Comments

Litter is a big problem at many festivals.

# electric-picnic - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

5 biodegradable glitters to use for an eco-friendly festival season
# Festival Makeup
From The Daily Edge
# Festival Makeup

5 biodegradable glitters to use for an eco-friendly festival season

Jul 10th 2018, 1:02 PM 3,151 Views 0 Comments

Go plastic-free at Longitude and Electric Picnic.

# electric-picnic - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Twitter users are sharing memories of their first festival - and the things they've learned since
# Festivals
From The Daily Edge
# Festivals

Twitter users are sharing memories of their first festival - and the things they've learned since

Jun 12th 2018, 10:36 AM 2,925 Views 0 Comments

Oh, if only we knew then what we know now.

# electric-picnic - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

10 lies we tell each other at festivals
# Festivals
From The Daily Edge
# Festivals

10 lies we tell each other at festivals

Jun 6th 2018, 8:00 AM 2,852 Views 0 Comments

Dedicated to all the leftover tents.

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