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Status Orange warning issued for 13 counties as 'intense' rain expected early tomorrow
# Rain
# Rain

Status Orange warning issued for 13 counties as 'intense' rain expected early tomorrow

Sep 3rd 2022, 2:00 PM 97,540 Views 18 Comments

The warning is valid from 4am to 8am tomorrow morning.

# ep - All time

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 25,276 Views 33 Comments

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

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 35,709 Views 18 Comments

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

Nigel Farage says EU's tone is 'emollient' as Martina Anderson dons Irish jersey in EU parliament
# Brexit Debate
# Brexit Debate

Nigel Farage says EU's tone is 'emollient' as Martina Anderson dons Irish jersey in EU parliament

Sep 18th 2019, 11:32 AM 93,732 Views 48 Comments

“It is certainly not a question of pretending to negotiate”, Barnier warned, as Juncker told MEPs the risk of no deal remains “very real”.

'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 47,859 Views 82 Comments

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

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 29,439 Views 24 Comments

The festival is already sold out.

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 23,140 Views 25 Comments

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

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 7,108 Views 0 Comments

Featuring MudWatch.

10 Instagrams to follow if you need some style inspo for Electric Picnic
# Festival Fashion
From The Daily Edge
# Festival Fashion

10 Instagrams to follow if you need some style inspo for Electric Picnic

Aug 1st 2018, 9:00 PM 6,254 Views 3 Comments

Time to get outfit-planning.

Kendrick Lamar, N.E.R.D and Massive Attack have been announced for Electric Picnic 2018
# Ep2018
From The Daily Edge
# Ep2018

Kendrick Lamar, N.E.R.D and Massive Attack have been announced for Electric Picnic 2018

Mar 15th 2018, 11:45 AM 14,326 Views 22 Comments

Dua Lipa, Ben Howard, St Vincent, and Chvrches will also be appearing in Stradbally.

A look back at the changing Electric Picnic lineups over the past 14 years
# Electric Picnic
From The Daily Edge
# Electric Picnic

A look back at the changing Electric Picnic lineups over the past 14 years

Mar 12th 2018, 8:00 PM 14,141 Views 1 Comment

There have been some excellent headliners over the years.

14 tweets that sum up the Electric Picnic weekend so far
# Tents Up
From The Daily Edge
# Tents Up

14 tweets that sum up the Electric Picnic weekend so far

Sep 2nd 2017, 4:06 PM 7,119 Views 0 Comments

From energetic crowds to the best one-liners.

14 classic photos from Electric Picnic a decade ago
# 2007 Checking In
From The Daily Edge
# 2007 Checking In

14 classic photos from Electric Picnic a decade ago

Aug 30th 2017, 9:00 PM 16,086 Views 5 Comments

Jonathan Rhys Meyers and the Green Party: A simpler time.

17 of the most Electric Picnic things that have ever happened
# Iconic Moments
From The Daily Edge
# Iconic Moments

17 of the most Electric Picnic things that have ever happened

Sep 2nd 2016, 9:30 PM 9,402 Views 0 Comments

Shenanigans.

16 classic photos from the Electric Picnic way back in 2005
# 11 Years On
From The Daily Edge
# 11 Years On

16 classic photos from the Electric Picnic way back in 2005

Sep 1st 2016, 9:30 PM 15,497 Views 7 Comments

Gonna party like it’s two-thousand-and-five.

Electric Picnic Night Two as told in tweets from Stradbally
# FOMO
From The Daily Edge
# FOMO

Electric Picnic Night Two as told in tweets from Stradbally

Sep 6th 2015, 10:54 AM 5,527 Views 4 Comments

Things ramped up.

'Should we just sit at home twiddling our thumbs just because we have children?'
# Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic

'Should we just sit at home twiddling our thumbs just because we have children?'

Sep 6th 2015, 10:30 AM 31,624 Views 120 Comments

Should people have to hang up their wellie boots just because they have kids?

Electric Picnic Night One in tweets from Stradbally
# The Picnic
From The Daily Edge
# The Picnic

Electric Picnic Night One in tweets from Stradbally

Sep 5th 2015, 10:36 AM 5,408 Views 0 Comments

A good time was definitely had by all.

Here are our top 6 things to do at Electric Picnic today: Saturday
# Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic

Here are our top 6 things to do at Electric Picnic today: Saturday

Sep 5th 2015, 7:45 AM 16,352 Views 12 Comments

Rise and shine!

How Much Of An Electric Picnic Wimp Are You?
# Hardcore
From The Daily Edge
# Hardcore

How Much Of An Electric Picnic Wimp Are You?

Sep 3rd 2015, 6:20 PM 6,445 Views 4 Comments

Hardcore or not? Find out.

The girl that lost her job over Electric Picnic has already been offered a new one
# Result
From The Daily Edge
# Result

The girl that lost her job over Electric Picnic has already been offered a new one

Sep 2nd 2015, 6:30 PM 23,284 Views 21 Comments

Internet fame can take you places.

Do You Even Know Who You’re Seeing At Electric Picnic?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

Do You Even Know Who You’re Seeing At Electric Picnic?

Sep 1st 2015, 6:30 PM 5,082 Views 3 Comments

Identify the bands you’ll be watching on stage this weekend.

9 things people need to cop on to before Electric Picnic 2015
# NO MORE
From The Daily Edge
# NO MORE

9 things people need to cop on to before Electric Picnic 2015

Mar 5th 2015, 2:30 PM 10,803 Views 4 Comments

Please. Can everyone just stop.

11 of the best responses from the Electric Picnic Facebook page
# Mother Of Jaysus
From The Daily Edge
# Mother Of Jaysus

11 of the best responses from the Electric Picnic Facebook page

Mar 4th 2015, 3:32 PM 8,747 Views 6 Comments

People weren’t happy – and they made it clear in the most hilarious way possible.

Electric Picnic sees 150 drug busts and 10 held for theft
# Ep 2014
# Ep 2014

Electric Picnic sees 150 drug busts and 10 held for theft

Sep 2nd 2014, 12:27 PM 19,812 Views 33 Comments

Oh, and one couple had to be rescued after their tent caught fire when candles were lit there.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Aug 31st 2014, 8:22 PM 24,550 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about a drowning tragedy in Crete, Irish troops in the Middle East, peace, and EP.

Electric Picnic tickets for NEXT year going on sale on Monday
# Electric Dreams
From The Daily Edge
# Electric Dreams

Electric Picnic tickets for NEXT year going on sale on Monday

Aug 29th 2014, 9:07 AM 3,307 Views 0 Comments

We’ll always be together…

The perfect remedy for anyone sick of Electric Picnic already
# The Vibes
From The Daily Edge
# The Vibes

The perfect remedy for anyone sick of Electric Picnic already

Aug 27th 2014, 8:59 AM 2,470 Views 0 Comments

Total p*sstake.

'If you've got no vote, you've got no voice' - MEP pushes election registration
# European Elections
# European Elections

'If you've got no vote, you've got no voice' - MEP pushes election registration

Nov 25th 2013, 11:25 AM 3,961 Views 41 Comments

Fine Gael’s Jim Higgins said we fought ‘long and hard’ for our democracy and people should participate in it.

21 pictures of this year's Electric Picnic festival
# Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic

21 pictures of this year's Electric Picnic festival

Sep 1st 2013, 8:01 PM 47,840 Views 16 Comments

It looked epic and oh, so very colourful.

Electric Picnic festival goers warned to stay away from 'dodgy pills'
# Drugs Are Bad
# Drugs Are Bad

Electric Picnic festival goers warned to stay away from 'dodgy pills'

Aug 31st 2013, 3:35 PM 44,499 Views 129 Comments

The drug known as ‘Blue Ghosts’ or ‘Casper’ is doing the rounds at the festival and organisers have urged picnickers to be careful.

20-year-old man dies at Electric Picnic festival
# EP
# EP

20-year-old man dies at Electric Picnic festival

Aug 31st 2013, 9:09 AM 97,949 Views 116 Comments

Gardaí confirmed the sudden death but do not believe foul play was involved.

Here's a sneak peek at the Electric Picnic site!
# The Build Up
From The Daily Edge
# The Build Up

Here's a sneak peek at the Electric Picnic site!

Aug 27th 2013, 6:09 PM 3,982 Views 5 Comments

There are seats in front of the main stage. SEATS!

Still hoping to go to Electric Picnic? Hop on your saddle
# Sold Out
# Sold Out

Still hoping to go to Electric Picnic? Hop on your saddle

Aug 23rd 2013, 7:14 PM 11,067 Views 7 Comments

The Stradbally festival has sold out for the first time since 2008. But if you’re fit enough you can still get in by cycling from Dublin to Laois.

Mia, 12, will test new prosthetic leg in charity cycle
# Tour De Picnic
# Tour De Picnic

Mia, 12, will test new prosthetic leg in charity cycle

Jun 26th 2013, 9:15 PM 5,801 Views 0 Comments

There were over 700 participants at the Electric Picnic bike ride last year, but organisers hope this year will be even bigger.

In pics: A first look at Electric Picnic 2012
# EP2012
# EP2012

In pics: A first look at Electric Picnic 2012

Aug 28th 2012, 5:10 PM 15,740 Views 19 Comments

Take a sneak peek at the festival site…

10 Ways to blag your way to Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic
From The Daily Edge
# Electric Picnic

10 Ways to blag your way to Electric Picnic

Aug 17th 2010, 2:46 PM 8,254 Views 0 Comments

Do you look like Rosanna Davison?