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#Festival

# festival - 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 50,858 Views 17 Comments

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

# festival - Friday 31 August, 2018

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 17,445 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.

# festival - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Clincial Connacht claim clean sweep of Clubs inter-pro championship
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Clincial Connacht claim clean sweep of Clubs inter-pro championship

Aug 26th 2018, 7:23 PM 10,280 Views 4 Comments

It was an emphatic win for Connacht against Ulster.

# festival - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Murray and Stander among speakers at Irish rugby's first U18 inter-pro festival
# Future Stars
From The42
# Future Stars

Murray and Stander among speakers at Irish rugby's first U18 inter-pro festival

Aug 25th 2018, 7:15 AM 6,441 Views 6 Comments

The IRFU’s Eoin Hogan explains what has been involved in the inaugural festival at UL.

# festival - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Connacht move into control of Clubs inter-pros with commanding win over Munster
# U18s
From The42
# U18s

Connacht move into control of Clubs inter-pros with commanding win over Munster

Aug 22nd 2018, 5:12 PM 12,555 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, Leinster had a big win against Ulster at the U18s festival in UL.

# festival - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Ulster strike late to beat Munster as Leinster Schools excite in UL
# Future Stars
From The42
# Future Stars

Ulster strike late to beat Munster as Leinster Schools excite in UL

Aug 19th 2018, 2:52 PM 10,354 Views 0 Comments

All the action from the first game day in the Schools inter-pros at UL.

# festival - 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 17,405 Views 27 Comments

Litter is a big problem at many festivals.

# festival - Friday 17 August, 2018

New U18 inter-provincial festival set to showcase exciting Irish talent
# Future Stars
From The42
# Future Stars

New U18 inter-provincial festival set to showcase exciting Irish talent

Aug 17th 2018, 2:39 PM 8,208 Views 11 Comments

The IRFU has brought in a new format to expose young players to a professional environment.

# festival - Monday 13 August, 2018

300 injured after promenade collapses at Spanish music festival
# Vigo
# Vigo

300 injured after promenade collapses at Spanish music festival

Aug 13th 2018, 1:19 PM 21,516 Views 4 Comments

The audience were watching a rap artist when the promenade caved in.

# festival - Friday 27 July, 2018

Ireland's answer to Taylor Swift just released her first album, and Elton John is a huge fan
# Catherine Mcgrath
From The Daily Edge
# Catherine Mcgrath

Ireland's answer to Taylor Swift just released her first album, and Elton John is a huge fan

Jul 27th 2018, 8:00 AM 8,802 Views 0 Comments

Meet Down’s newest musical export.

# festival - Friday 8 June, 2018

Leo Varadkar becomes first Taoiseach to visit Orange Order HQ in Belfast
# Building Bridges
# Building Bridges

Leo Varadkar becomes first Taoiseach to visit Orange Order HQ in Belfast

Jun 8th 2018, 2:26 PM 27,190 Views 59 Comments

Speaking about the UK government’s Brexit paper Varadkar said his initial view is that ‘it is a step in the right direction’.

# festival - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Dublin is to turn into Musictown this month - here are the highlights
# Musictown
# Musictown

Dublin is to turn into Musictown this month - here are the highlights

Apr 15th 2018, 1:00 PM 14,448 Views 4 Comments

We’ve taken a look at the line-up.

# festival - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Galway City to turn into literary hub this April
# Cuirt Literary Festival
# Cuirt Literary Festival

Galway City to turn into literary hub this April

Apr 1st 2018, 1:00 PM 11,660 Views 9 Comments

We take a look at what’s on offer.

# festival - Monday 19 March, 2018

Writers to descend on Dun Laoghaire for a literary festival with bite
# Mountains To Sea
# Mountains To Sea

Writers to descend on Dun Laoghaire for a literary festival with bite

Mar 19th 2018, 5:24 PM 11,501 Views 4 Comments

This year’s Mountains to Sea festival sees authors with strong takes on contemporary issues visiting Dun Laoghaire.

# festival - Sunday 11 March, 2018

In Limerick this week, it will be all about showing kindness to your fellow man
# Nice To Be Nice
# Nice To Be Nice

In Limerick this week, it will be all about showing kindness to your fellow man

Mar 11th 2018, 10:00 AM 12,059 Views 6 Comments

The city’s annual Pay It Forward festival kicked off yesterday.

# festival - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Pill testing kits, chill-out rooms and free water: How to reduce harm from taking drugs in nightclubs
# Drug Use
# Drug Use

Pill testing kits, chill-out rooms and free water: How to reduce harm from taking drugs in nightclubs

Oct 25th 2017, 6:20 AM 11,383 Views 33 Comments

A new European guide on responding to drug problems was released today.

# festival - Monday 23 October, 2017

Dublin New Year's Eve Festival: Aerial acrobats, a live concert and the Spire beaming into space
# New Year's Festival
# New Year's Festival

Dublin New Year's Eve Festival: Aerial acrobats, a live concert and the Spire beaming into space

Oct 23rd 2017, 10:11 AM 14,217 Views 39 Comments

The details of the festival were announced this morning.

# festival - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Liam Gallagher gig at Kildare airport gets go-ahead over objections of residents
# Roll With It
# Roll With It

Liam Gallagher gig at Kildare airport gets go-ahead over objections of residents

Oct 18th 2017, 8:29 PM 21,295 Views 27 Comments

Liam Gallagher is set to headline the Samhain festival at Kildare’s Weston Airport at the end of the month.

# festival - Monday 11 September, 2017

Woman found dead at Bestival is daughter of Coronation Street actor John Michie
# Bestival
# Bestival

Woman found dead at Bestival is daughter of Coronation Street actor John Michie

Sep 11th 2017, 6:50 PM 67,790 Views 37 Comments

A 28-year-old man from London has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

# festival - Monday 4 September, 2017

Man dies after running into Burning Man festival flames
# Nevada
# Nevada

Man dies after running into Burning Man festival flames

Sep 4th 2017, 9:44 PM 27,531 Views 29 Comments

More than 70,000 people are attending the art and music celebration in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada.

# festival - Saturday 2 September, 2017

PHOTOS: Tens of thousands flock to Laois for Electric Picnic
# Stradbally
# Stradbally

PHOTOS: Tens of thousands flock to Laois for Electric Picnic

Sep 2nd 2017, 6:27 PM 32,343 Views 16 Comments

Tickets for the festival sold out within minutes back in March.

# festival - Friday 1 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 1st 2017, 9:51 AM 16,818 Views 35 Comments

If you’re camping at Electric Picnic this weekend, are you planning on bringing your tent back with you?

Wellies? Check. Tickets? Check. But should I bring shorts? All you need to know about Electric Picnic
# Electric Feel
# Electric Feel

Wellies? Check. Tickets? Check. But should I bring shorts? All you need to know about Electric Picnic

Sep 1st 2017, 6:05 AM 13,507 Views 10 Comments

How to get there, some of our recommendations, and what kind of weather you should prepare for…

# festival - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Three days of mourning in Madeira after falling tree kills 13 people
# Religious Festival
# Religious Festival

Three days of mourning in Madeira after falling tree kills 13 people

Aug 16th 2017, 10:54 AM 11,494 Views 53 Comments

Dozens more were injured, some seriously.

# festival - Monday 17 July, 2017

Every mistake you make when attending a festival
# Festival
From The Daily Edge
# Festival

Every mistake you make when attending a festival

Jul 17th 2017, 9:00 PM 8,221 Views 7 Comments

Every. Time.

# festival - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Controversial cockfight plans were a publicity stunt that got out of hand
# Fermanagh
# Fermanagh

Controversial cockfight plans were a publicity stunt that got out of hand

Jul 5th 2017, 6:10 AM 12,824 Views 9 Comments

The PSNI met with a man after people called for a boycott of a festival he’s organising.

# festival - Saturday 1 July, 2017

A cappella and piano maestros: July in Dublin is going to be amazing for music
# Festivals
# Festivals

A cappella and piano maestros: July in Dublin is going to be amazing for music

Jul 1st 2017, 11:00 AM 10,019 Views 1 Comment

We speak to the organisers of two music festivals.

# festival - Sunday 25 June, 2017

'We always manage to have enough dogs': Notorious dog meat festival gets underway in China
# Yulin
# Yulin

'We always manage to have enough dogs': Notorious dog meat festival gets underway in China

Jun 25th 2017, 8:15 AM 22,390 Views 50 Comments

There were initial reports that the festival was going to be shut down.

# festival - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Leave your tent behind at festivals? Here's why you shouldn't
# Body And Soul
# Body And Soul

Leave your tent behind at festivals? Here's why you shouldn't

Jun 4th 2017, 10:00 AM 49,579 Views 40 Comments

They usually end up in landfills, and are very difficult to recycle or incinerate.

# festival - Saturday 3 June, 2017

German rock festival resumes after 'terrorist threat' proves false
# Rock Am Ring
# Rock Am Ring

German rock festival resumes after 'terrorist threat' proves false

Jun 3rd 2017, 11:47 AM 8,733 Views 27 Comments

The event was evacuated yesterday.

# festival - Thursday 18 May, 2017

That iconic photo of Michael D at Slane has been turned into a class illustration
# Dylan Man
From The Daily Edge
# Dylan Man

That iconic photo of Michael D at Slane has been turned into a class illustration

May 18th 2017, 9:00 PM 10,552 Views 0 Comments

With a variety of coloured shirts too.

# festival - Sunday 14 May, 2017

'I think people understanding that they aren't alone in their torment has a healing element to it'
# Poetry As Healing
# Poetry As Healing

'I think people understanding that they aren't alone in their torment has a healing element to it'

May 14th 2017, 7:45 PM 744 Views 6 Comments

Canadian poet Shane Koyczan speaks to TheJournal.ie about art, healing, and his latest work.

# festival - Sunday 30 April, 2017

A Ja Rule-organised festival promised music and models on the beach, instead it turned into chaos
# Fyre Festival
# Fyre Festival

A Ja Rule-organised festival promised music and models on the beach, instead it turned into chaos

Apr 30th 2017, 9:50 AM 56,698 Views 48 Comments

Tickets for the festival cost up to $12,000 with VIP packages rising to $250,000.

# festival - Monday 24 April, 2017

Love Parade organisers to face trial over stampede deaths
# Germany
# Germany

Love Parade organisers to face trial over stampede deaths

Apr 24th 2017, 9:26 PM 16,075 Views 0 Comments

A stampede at the music festival killed 21 people and injured over 650 others.

# festival - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Roscommon locals crowdfund to get life-size sheep sculpture ready in time for festival
# Ewe Bet
# Ewe Bet

Roscommon locals crowdfund to get life-size sheep sculpture ready in time for festival

Apr 22nd 2017, 8:45 AM 13,078 Views 29 Comments

Designed by local sculptor Mark Feeley, the sculpture will be unveiled at the Roscommon Lamb Festival.

# festival - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Ireland's pilgrim paths: 'They're the great leveller - you could be Bill Gates or unemployed'
# Heritage Walks
# Heritage Walks

Ireland's pilgrim paths: 'They're the great leveller - you could be Bill Gates or unemployed'

Mar 26th 2017, 8:30 AM 15,133 Views 12 Comments

This Easter, National Pilgrim Paths Week will take place.

# festival - Friday 24 March, 2017

A new cultural festival will reach every county in Ireland this Easter Monday
# Cruinniú Na Cásca
# Cruinniú Na Cásca

A new cultural festival will reach every county in Ireland this Easter Monday

Mar 24th 2017, 9:54 AM 11,476 Views 16 Comments

Organised by RTÉ and Creative Ireland, the Taoiseach gave a speech at the launch of Cruinniú na Cásca.

# festival - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

A spy novel set in Dublin during the 1940s Emergency chosen as this year's One City One Book
# Echoland
# Echoland

A spy novel set in Dublin during the 1940s Emergency chosen as this year's One City One Book

Mar 22nd 2017, 10:01 AM 10,423 Views 7 Comments

Echoland, by Joe Joyce, follows novels such as Dubliners, Dracula and Strumpet City to be chosen for the festival.

# festival - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Behind the St Patrick's Day parade: 'You walk in with tears in your eyes - they are so dedicated'
# Going Green
# Going Green

Behind the St Patrick's Day parade: 'You walk in with tears in your eyes - they are so dedicated'

Mar 12th 2017, 8:00 AM 8,253 Views 10 Comments

We spoke to the two women responsible for the St Patrick’s Festival pageants, which will make up part of the parade this year.

# festival - Sunday 12 February, 2017

This festival wants to show a totally new side to St Patrick
# Home Of St Patrick
# Home Of St Patrick

This festival wants to show a totally new side to St Patrick

Feb 12th 2017, 8:00 AM 11,312 Views 16 Comments

The festival will include elements of music, art, film and spirituality.