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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Festival

All time
# breast is best
A giant balloon is dangling 10 enormous boobs over Galway
Magical mammaries.
# amy schumer
People are very excited that one of America's top comedians is coming to Ireland
And she’s bringing Judd Apatow and Bill Hader with her.
# Scotland
Man found dead in campsite at T in the Park festival
The death of the 36-year-old is currently being treated as unexplained.
# On the up
This Irish festival is quickly shedding its 'best-kept secret' status
It’s been going for 15 years.
# Pamplona
Three people gored in Spain's 'Running of the Bulls' festival
This has happened on the first day of the San Fermin festival.
# striking images
These stunning photos show children's unusual views of the world
They’re on show as part of the Photo Ireland Festival this month.
# weekend guide
Looking for a weekend plan? Here's what's happening around the country
These are just some of the big events on this weekend.
# county-by-county guide
No plans for the weekend yet? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland
These are just some of the big events happening around the country.
# hipster please
This sketch perfectly sums up insufferable Irish hipsters at a festival
Did you ever hear of them? No? Exactly.
# Cancelled
Killarney Festival just disappointed a lot of people by cancelling with three days to go
The festival was due to take place this weekend.
# hay festival
The 'Woodstock of the mind' is visiting Ireland next week
And Marian Keyes will be there.
What's it like letting people run a massive festival in your back garden?
Ballinlough Castle is the site of Body & Soul this year.
# weekend guide
Stuck for a weekend plan? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland
A quick round-up of events happening around the country.
# who's that band
Two Irish guys have invented a Shazam-style app for live music
Ever seen a band at a festival and forgotten their name? This will help.
# summer surge
'Worrying' increase in people climbing electricity poles with festival bunting
Never a good idea.
# Festival
Play by this controversial author pulled from festival over security fears
There has been much debate over the fact the play was pulled.
# Glasto
The Glastonbury lineup is out and it's a goody
Kanye West, Foo Fighters and Hozier are just some of the top acts playing the festival.
# Festival
Bored of mainstream cinema? Then Japanese films are the answer
A new festival has all the good stuff you need to see.
# Big screen
What should you go see at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival?
Choose your favourite.
# Through the lens
These award-winning pics were taken by Irish amateur photographers
Which one is your favourite?
# Criticism
Festival cancels unsigned artists stage over “negative publicity”
The Actbacker stage was aimed at new bands.
# Criticism
Festival cancels unsigned artists stage over "negative publicity"
The Actbacker stage was aimed at new bands.
# woke up this mornin
VIDEO: Here's what it would look like if they filmed the Sopranos in Dublin...
Starring a familiar face.
# Tourism
It's been Ireland's City of Culture, now Limerick is bidding to be Europe's
They are not the only Irish city interested though…
# wordsmiths
Meet the people making poetry cool again in Ireland
Lingo Festival takes place in Dublin this weekend.
# look at the past
Executioners, Vikings and women at war... Dublin's history unlocked
The festival will take place later this month – and we have tickets to give away.
# EP2014
Two people hospitalised after Electric Picnic tent fire
The blaze happened at the Pink Moon campsite in the early hours.
# Electric Picnic
Going to EP? Here's a few things that people are telling you to do
Bring your common sense.
# the vibes
The perfect remedy for anyone sick of Electric Picnic already
Total p*sstake.
Voices
Opinion: The Roses have thick enough skins to take the constant Father Ted 'lovely girls' joke
Last year’s Monaghan Rose says the festival has had a hugely positive effect on her life and she’ll take a bit of slagging because she’s proud to be part of it all.
# one ring to rule them all
Lord of the Rings' Middle-earth was inspired by... the Burren
A Derry-based academic says the time Tolkien spent in Ireland inspired his concept.
# Fleadh Cheoil
Fiddles at the ready: The world's biggest trad music session kicks-off in Sligo today
President Higgins will be on hand to open Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann.
# castlebaloobas
These people got washed out of it at Castlepalooza last night
It can’t rain all the time.
# Marlay Park
Compliation video makes the Longitude festival look absolutely amazing
Take us back.
# Ballybrit
All the results and the best pics from Day 1 of the Galway Races
A number of Irish rugby stars were in attendance as the festival got under way.
# girls on film
Tired of how women are represented in films? You're not alone
A Feminist Film Festival will be held in Dublin next month – the profits will benefit victims of sex trafficking.
# from eden
Hozier got the Longitude crowd to sing Happy Birthday to his 12-year-old neighbour
Sweet.
# watery beer
9 struggles everyone faces at an outdoor gig in Ireland
We’re not built for it lads.
# dishumanise
6 best quotes from Kanye's "f**k my face" rant in London
“I just wanna be awesome, and I wanna hang around my awesome friends…”
# dublin pride
Over 40,000 expected to attend Dublin Pride Festival today
The parade will start at the Garden Of Remembrance and finish at Merrion Square.