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# Festival

Last month
April 2024
Electric Picnic: Kylie Minogue and Calvin Harris to headline, Wolfe Tones will appear on main stage
The sold-out dates are Friday 16 August to Sunday 18 August.
This year
Dua Lipa, Coldplay, SZA and Shania Twain to headline Glastonbury
Body and Soul festival to take a 'pause' after 14 years, as organisers aim to 'think bigger'
Last year
Council and Fáilte Ireland 'strongly disagreed' with month-long St Patrick's Day Festival plan
Burning Man revellers begin desert exodus after flooding left thousands stranded
'Harrowing' conditions and flooding strand tens of thousands at Burning Man festival site
Poll: Do you clean up after yourself after being at a music festival?
Mix of sunny spells and rain showers on the horizon for this Electric Picnic weekend
'Stay in your tents': Music festivals plough on amid weather warnings
Man in 40s dies at Glastonbury Festival after ‘medical incident’ at 4am
Glastonbury’s crowd carries Lewis Capaldi through voice issues
Arctic Monkeys and Guns N'Roses to headline Glastonbury along with Elton John
All time
Elton John to headline Glastonbury 2023 as part of last ever tour
HSE screening at Electric Picnic found drugs not detected in Ireland before
St Michael's to play in World Schools rugby competition in Thailand
Colour fills Belfast streets as city marks largest cultural diversity festival
Lineup announced for next year's All Together Now festival
Glastonbury 2022 announces history-making headline act
Guinness Cork Jazz Festival returning this year after being cancelled due to Covid-19 in 2020
Government to ‘engage’ with Electric Picnic festival organisers
'Nothing has changed': Laois County Council says it can't revisit Electric Picnic decision
Electric Picnic boss calls for festival to go ahead after Holohan's comments on live events
Electric Picnic organisers and nightlife group call for reopening plans for sector
'Exhausted all possibilities': All Together Now festival cancelled until next year
Willie Mullins and Noel Meade land the Grade 1 victories on the final day at Punchestown
The Glastonbury Festival has been cancelled for the second year in a row
Poll: Have you bought any concert tickets for next year?
Quiz: How much do you know about Electric Picnic?
Mary Kenny no longer speaking at Roscommon festival after questioning travel quarantine rules
Outdoor gatherings of up to 5,000 people could take place from September, says Taoiseach
Mullins the epitome of grace after triumphant Friday and Gold Cup for the ages
Covid-19: St Patrick's Festival organisers say emergency health team carrying out risk assessment
Johnny Ward: Cheltenham should be careful what it wishes for with five-day debate
'The arts are really good for bringing people together to have difficult conversations'
Transport, stage times, weather: Here's what you need to know if you're heading to Electric Picnic
'I am proud to call him my son': Funeral held for teen who died after falling ill at music festival
Event guide: Here's what is happening around the country this weekend
'Every parent's worst nightmare': Tributes paid to teen who died after falling ill at music festival
'From the outside it looks like everything's great, but there's still a lot to do': The film festival that celebrates Ireland's LGBT community
All Together Now organisers 'aware' of traffic issues as festival-goers vent after long delays