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# festival - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Irish Muslims invite LGBT community to event to celebrate Ramadan
# Sun Up To Sun Down
# Sun Up To Sun Down

Irish Muslims invite LGBT community to event to celebrate Ramadan

Jul 2nd 2016, 6:55 AM 15,769 Views 97 Comments

The world’s 1.6 billion Muslims have been fasting for almost a month now.

# festival - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Electric Picnic has made a lovely gesture to the good people of Stradbally
# The Field
From The Daily Edge
# The Field

Electric Picnic has made a lovely gesture to the good people of Stradbally

Jun 30th 2016, 1:44 PM 10,808 Views 2 Comments

A new football pitch for all your troubles!

# festival - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Fans left disappointed after Interlude turned away ticketholders last night
# Anger
# Anger

Fans left disappointed after Interlude turned away ticketholders last night

Jun 25th 2016, 3:14 PM 27,405 Views 12 Comments

People who were turned away said they were told a fire officer reduced capacity of the venue due to safety concerns.

# festival - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

WIN: How festival ready are you? We have SOLD OUT Body&Soul tickets up for grabs
# Sponsored By Vodafone Centre Stage
# Sponsored By Vodafone Centre Stage

WIN: How festival ready are you? We have SOLD OUT Body&Soul tickets up for grabs

Jun 8th 2016, 5:06 PM 9,725 Views 105 Comments

There are TWO tickets with your name on them.

# festival - Sunday 29 May, 2016

"The next time I die I probably won't come back, so I'm going now" - Dying and following your dreams
# Humans Of Dublin
# Humans Of Dublin

"The next time I die I probably won't come back, so I'm going now" - Dying and following your dreams

May 29th 2016, 8:30 AM 29,261 Views 19 Comments

Michael Finn suffered a massive heart attack two years ago – since then, his life has changed.

# festival - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

LCD Soundsystem, Lana Del Rey and Chemical Brothers were just announced for Electric Picnic 2016
# Ep2016
From The Daily Edge
# Ep2016

LCD Soundsystem, Lana Del Rey and Chemical Brothers were just announced for Electric Picnic 2016

Mar 2nd 2016, 3:00 PM 20,824 Views 33 Comments

Where are your friends toniiiiight?

# festival - Saturday 20 February, 2016

No plans this weekend? There's a great film festival on - here are our picks
# Dublin Film Festival
# Dublin Film Festival

No plans this weekend? There's a great film festival on - here are our picks

Feb 20th 2016, 7:30 AM 13,864 Views 1 Comment

The Audi Dublin International Film Festival runs until 28 February.

# festival - Friday 25 December, 2015

'My life is over, I forgot to pack toilet roll': Essential festival phrases ... in Irish
# As Gaeilge
# As Gaeilge

'My life is over, I forgot to pack toilet roll': Essential festival phrases ... in Irish

Dec 25th 2015, 2:00 PM 12,795 Views 11 Comments

“An shifteálfá mo chara? … Cad fúmsa mar sin?”

# festival - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

"It seemed unfair that I had to say 'no, you have to wait a while before you can go'"
# Film Festival
# Film Festival

"It seemed unfair that I had to say 'no, you have to wait a while before you can go'"

Dec 16th 2015, 6:53 PM 14,552 Views 2 Comments

Audi Dublin International Film Festival is going to feature some programming aimed at young audiences this year – for the first time.

# festival - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Critically-acclaimed Syrian musician refused visa to headline Irish music festival
# Omar Souleyman
# Omar Souleyman

Critically-acclaimed Syrian musician refused visa to headline Irish music festival

Nov 5th 2015, 3:10 PM 19,752 Views 36 Comments

Omar Souleyman has been lauded by critics but won’t be making an appearance here.

# festival - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Google Translate error sees visitors invited to Spanish 'clitoris festival'
# Whoops
# Whoops

Google Translate error sees visitors invited to Spanish 'clitoris festival'

Nov 3rd 2015, 9:02 PM 19,818 Views 54 Comments

The announcement was posted on the town’s website for a number of months.

# festival - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Vegetarian festival features bizarre combo of sword piercing and abstinence
# What's That Now?
# What's That Now?

Vegetarian festival features bizarre combo of sword piercing and abstinence

Oct 18th 2015, 4:19 PM 11,093 Views 9 Comments

The event is taking place on the Thai island of Phuket this week.

# festival - Thursday 15 October, 2015

"There are a lot of dead poets on tea towels in tourist shops - this is about live poetry"
# Lingo Festival
# Lingo Festival

"There are a lot of dead poets on tea towels in tourist shops - this is about live poetry"

Oct 15th 2015, 9:00 PM 6,524 Views 3 Comments

Ireland’s a hotbed of activity in the spoken word and poetry worlds, as this new event proves.

# festival - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Here's everything we know about the new autumn 'Taste of Dublin' festival
# Food Fest
From The Daily Edge
# Food Fest

Here's everything we know about the new autumn 'Taste of Dublin' festival

Sep 16th 2015, 12:29 PM 4,226 Views 1 Comment

There are some interesting combinations.

# festival - Monday 7 September, 2015

23 photos that perfectly sum up Electric Picnic 2015
# Rave In The Woods
# Rave In The Woods

23 photos that perfectly sum up Electric Picnic 2015

Sep 7th 2015, 5:29 PM 54,814 Views 23 Comments

What a weekend that was.

Here's what the Electric Picnic main stage looked like after everyone went home
# Ep2015
From The Daily Edge
# Ep2015

Here's what the Electric Picnic main stage looked like after everyone went home

Sep 7th 2015, 10:43 AM 5,701 Views 0 Comments

Kinda eerie.

# festival - Sunday 6 September, 2015

'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 31,543 Views 120 Comments

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

# festival - Saturday 5 September, 2015

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 16,313 Views 12 Comments

Rise and shine!

# festival - Friday 4 September, 2015

12 things people say about Electric Picnic and what they actually mean
# Rave In The Woods
From The Daily Edge
# Rave In The Woods

12 things people say about Electric Picnic and what they actually mean

Sep 4th 2015, 12:27 PM 11,311 Views 3 Comments

“I might not even BRING my phone”.

# festival - Thursday 3 September, 2015

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 6,416 Views 4 Comments

Hardcore or not? Find out.

Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's where you can unwind with a pint in Stradbally
# A Quiet One
From The Daily Edge
# A Quiet One

Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's where you can unwind with a pint in Stradbally

Sep 3rd 2015, 10:43 AM 3,271 Views 0 Comments

Get away from it all for an hour or two.

# festival - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

16 things we learned at the Electric Picnic sneak preview
# Not Long Now
# Not Long Now

16 things we learned at the Electric Picnic sneak preview

Sep 2nd 2015, 7:32 AM 19,670 Views 11 Comments

Just a few days to go…

# festival - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Goodbye to the Dublin that 'was about bars with neon lights and s**t music'
# Homebeat
# Homebeat

Goodbye to the Dublin that 'was about bars with neon lights and s**t music'

Jul 26th 2015, 7:30 PM 23,253 Views 18 Comments

A festival called Another Love Story takes place in a stately manor in Co Meath – and its founder talked to us about what makes it different.

# festival - Saturday 25 July, 2015

A festival in the heart of Dracula-country is giving away tickets in exchange for blood
# Bloody Electric Picnic
# Bloody Electric Picnic

A festival in the heart of Dracula-country is giving away tickets in exchange for blood

Jul 25th 2015, 10:00 AM 9,980 Views 7 Comments

You’ll need to be festival-fit in more ways than one.

# festival - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Dublin is getting a brand new winter music festival -- here's what you need to know
# Metropolis
From The Daily Edge
# Metropolis

Dublin is getting a brand new winter music festival -- here's what you need to know

Jul 22nd 2015, 11:58 AM 8,191 Views 1 Comment

Introducing Metropolis.

# festival - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Sinéad O'Connor has cancelled all of her summer concerts citing "exhaustion"
# Galway Gig
# Galway Gig

Sinéad O'Connor has cancelled all of her summer concerts citing "exhaustion"

Jul 21st 2015, 11:01 PM 40,031 Views 123 Comments

This Thursday’s gig at the Galway Big Top is still going ahead despite Sinéad’s pull-out, with John Grant moving up to the headline slot.

# festival - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

A giant balloon is dangling 10 enormous boobs over Galway
# Breast Is Best
# Breast Is Best

A giant balloon is dangling 10 enormous boobs over Galway

Jul 15th 2015, 9:14 PM 30,805 Views 26 Comments

Magical mammaries.

# festival - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

People are very excited that one of America's top comedians is coming to Ireland
# Amy Schumer
# Amy Schumer

People are very excited that one of America's top comedians is coming to Ireland

Jul 14th 2015, 8:00 PM 16,315 Views 30 Comments

And she’s bringing Judd Apatow and Bill Hader with her.

# festival - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Man found dead in campsite at T in the Park festival
# Scotland
# Scotland

Man found dead in campsite at T in the Park festival

Jul 11th 2015, 8:22 PM 29,276 Views 8 Comments

The death of the 36-year-old is currently being treated as unexplained.

# festival - Thursday 9 July, 2015

This Irish festival is quickly shedding its 'best-kept secret' status
# On The Up
# On The Up

This Irish festival is quickly shedding its 'best-kept secret' status

Jul 9th 2015, 10:25 AM 20,400 Views 3 Comments

It’s been going for 15 years.

# festival - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Three people gored in Spain's 'Running of the Bulls' festival
# Pamplona
# Pamplona

Three people gored in Spain's 'Running of the Bulls' festival

Jul 7th 2015, 8:15 PM 22,810 Views 65 Comments

This has happened on the first day of the San Fermin festival.

# festival - Saturday 4 July, 2015

These stunning photos show children's unusual views of the world
# Striking Images
# Striking Images

These stunning photos show children's unusual views of the world

Jul 4th 2015, 7:00 PM 20,554 Views 5 Comments

They’re on show as part of the Photo Ireland Festival this month.

# festival - Friday 3 July, 2015

Looking for a weekend plan? Here's what's happening around the country
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

Looking for a weekend plan? Here's what's happening around the country

Jul 3rd 2015, 5:25 PM 35,260 Views 31 Comments

These are just some of the big events on this weekend.

# festival - Friday 26 June, 2015

No plans for the weekend yet? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland
# County-by-county Guide
# County-by-county Guide

No plans for the weekend yet? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland

Jun 26th 2015, 8:00 PM 18,638 Views 12 Comments

These are just some of the big events happening around the country.

This sketch perfectly sums up insufferable Irish hipsters at a festival
# Hipster Please
From The Daily Edge
# Hipster Please

This sketch perfectly sums up insufferable Irish hipsters at a festival

Jun 26th 2015, 6:49 PM 6,918 Views 2 Comments

Did you ever hear of them? No? Exactly.

# festival - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Killarney Festival just disappointed a lot of people by cancelling with three days to go
# Cancelled
From The Daily Edge
# Cancelled

Killarney Festival just disappointed a lot of people by cancelling with three days to go

Jun 24th 2015, 7:24 PM 7,368 Views 0 Comments

The festival was due to take place this weekend.

# festival - Sunday 21 June, 2015

The 'Woodstock of the mind' is visiting Ireland next week
# Hay Festival
# Hay Festival

The 'Woodstock of the mind' is visiting Ireland next week

Jun 21st 2015, 10:30 AM 13,398 Views 14 Comments

And Marian Keyes will be there.

# festival - Saturday 20 June, 2015

What's it like letting people run a massive festival in your back garden?

What's it like letting people run a massive festival in your back garden?

Jun 20th 2015, 1:30 PM 30,595 Views 28 Comments

Ballinlough Castle is the site of Body & Soul this year.

# festival - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Stuck for a weekend plan? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

Stuck for a weekend plan? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland

Jun 18th 2015, 9:00 PM 26,312 Views 17 Comments

A quick round-up of events happening around the country.

# festival - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Two Irish guys have invented a Shazam-style app for live music
# Who's That Band
# Who's That Band

Two Irish guys have invented a Shazam-style app for live music

Jun 14th 2015, 9:30 AM 9,075 Views 12 Comments

Ever seen a band at a festival and forgotten their name? This will help.