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# festival - Monday 14 October, 2013

Outrage as death toll from Hindu temple stampede hits 115

The tragedy was sparked by rumours a bridge was about to collapse. Authorities are coming in for criticism over their approach.

# festival - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Drinking on the streets in Kilkenny could be allowed soon

The amended bye-laws will only affect certain times during specific events but there are still some who are unhappy with the decision.

# festival - Sunday 1 September, 2013

21 pictures of this year's Electric Picnic festival Electric Picnic This post contains images

21 pictures of this year's Electric Picnic festival

It looked epic and oh, so very colourful.

# festival - Friday 30 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7 people who are bitterly jealous over Electric Picnic Well Jel
Tent, sleeping bag, glowsticks: Electric Picnic begins Festival Fever This post contains images

Tent, sleeping bag, glowsticks: Electric Picnic begins

Heading to the Picnic? You lucky so-and-so.

Tips: How to stay safe at Electric Picnic

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre and drinkaware.ie have released their tips for staying safe.

Wipes, wellies and Alka Seltzer – it’s your essential festival checklist

As you pack up your festival luggage today, here’s a list of items you’ll be sorry you forgot.

# festival - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Punters warned about "huge amount" of fake Electric Picnic tickets

Promoters have warned of a large number of very convincing ticket forgeries being offered for sale on the internet.

# festival - Monday 26 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here is the schedule for the main stage at Electric Picnic Get Planning

Here is the schedule for the main stage at Electric Picnic

The action kicks of at five o’clock on Friday evening.

# festival - Thursday 22 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Mary O'Rourke is running an 'Electric Picnic Parliament' Electric Picnic

Mary O'Rourke is running an 'Electric Picnic Parliament'

She’ll be putting together (and voting in) a manifesto on how to improve Ireland.

# festival - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Interview: The arts have a unique ability to dissolve hostility

Festival director Sean Doran talks about hosting the world’s largest multi-arts festival in a small town in Co Fermanagh, and how the arts can melt away tensions in Northern Ireland.

# festival - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge As it happened: The crowning of the Rose of Tralee 2013 Rose Of Tralee

As it happened: The crowning of the Rose of Tralee 2013

All the action as it happened from the Dome.

# festival - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Winona Ryder "saddened" at having to cancel Irish festival appearance

The actress was due to appear at the International Beckett Festival but had to pull out due to a sudden bereavement.

# festival - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here's the day-by-day music breakdown for Electric Picnic My Bloody Festival

# festival - Monday 12 August, 2013

Seán Quinn tells supporters he will be vindicated In Pictures This post contains images

Seán Quinn tells supporters he will be vindicated

Ireland’s one-time richest man believes the current government is anti-Seán Quinn because it has been “sold a pup”.

# festival - Sunday 4 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge How to tell it’s day three at a music festival In Tents

How to tell it’s day three at a music festival

Do you have what it takes to last?

# festival - Friday 2 August, 2013

In pics: Thousands gather in Punchestown as Oxegen festival gets underway Oxegen 2013 This post contains images

In pics: Thousands gather in Punchestown as Oxegen festival gets underway

David Guetta, Calvin Harris and Snoop Dogg are among the acts playing in Kildare this weekend.

# festival - Monday 22 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge So how was Longitude? Here's what people thought... Longitude

So how was Longitude? Here's what people thought...

Yis had a great aul time altogether.

# festival - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Here are your random acts of kindness

From returning a lost purse to giving an elderly neighbour a lift, our commenters tell us about their recent acts of kindness.

# festival - Sunday 7 July, 2013

New Irish photography hits Dublin, Limerick, Cork Photoireland This post contains images

New Irish photography hits Dublin, Limerick, Cork

Get an eyeful of these…

# festival - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Like a Rolling Stone: Mick Jagger and co to play Glastonbury tonight for first time

Mick Jagger has already tweeted a photo of himself at the festival with his yurt.

# festival - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Column: The recession has brought my community together – and guess what we created?

Necessity is the mother of invention, a fact the small community of Kilfinane in Co Limerick knows well. With young people leaving in search of work, townspeople have come together to create a special event in the shadow of the Ballyhoura mountains.

# festival - Monday 13 May, 2013

Glamour, drama and offbeat: 6 facts about the Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival begins this week and runs until 26 May.

# festival - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge Oxegen fans on Facebook learn that change is hard The Dramz

Oxegen fans on Facebook learn that change is hard

Some of the most pained comments from the festival’s Facebook page.

From The Daily Edge Explainer: How do you prove you've been to Electric Picnic before? Electric Picnic

Explainer: How do you prove you've been to Electric Picnic before?

Organisers are offering discounted tickets to loyal fans, but how do you show you’ve been to the festival before?

“My head just exploded”- Irish director’s film chosen for Cannes

Last Day on Mars by Ruairí Robinson stars Liev Schreiber and Romola Garai and has been selected for the prestigious Director’s Fortnight at Cannes.

# festival - Friday 19 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge Electric Picnic confirmed: Festival WILL go ahead this year Electric Picnic

Electric Picnic confirmed: Festival WILL go ahead this year

The tenth Picnic will take place the last weekend of August, organisers have announced.

From The Daily Edge Which of the 17 types of Irish festival-goer are you? Madferit

Which of the 17 types of Irish festival-goer are you?

A quiz for everyone.

From The Daily Edge CONFIRMED: Oxegen is back for 2013 Oxegen 2013

CONFIRMED: Oxegen is back for 2013

The festival has been announced for Punchestown this August Bank Holiday Weekend.

# festival - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Dublin takes part in worldwide Persian festival for first time

Nowruz is a traditional festival to mark spring – and last night people from Ireland’s Afghan, Azerbaijani, Baha’I, Iranian, Kazakh, Kurdish and Turkish communities all gathered to celebrate it.

# festival - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Caitlin Moran to speak at Dublin Writers Festival

The acclaimed writer joins Dan Brown in the line up for the festival in May.

# festival - Friday 15 March, 2013

Column: So you want to set up a festival? Here's what you should know...

Festivals and events can bring much-needed tourism to a town, village or region, generating substantial economic and socio-cultural benefits. Feargus Dunne advises on how to organise one.

# festival - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

From The42 Cheltenham festival given go-ahead following inspection Touch Of Frost

Cheltenham festival given go-ahead following inspection

However, the first race will start 35 minutes late, at 2.05pm.

# festival - Monday 4 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge 27 people who have mixed feelings about the return of Oxegen Oxegen This post contains images

27 people who have mixed feelings about the return of Oxegen

We don’t think you’re ready for this wellie…

# festival - Friday 1 February, 2013

Protest over National Coursing Meeting to take place outside Dáil

The event is due to take place this weekend in Clonmel, Co Tipperary.

# festival - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Young talent: Primary pupils show off their filmmaking skills Young Talents This post contains videos

Young talent: Primary pupils show off their filmmaking skills

You’re never too young to make a film, as pupils from around Ireland showed at the FÍS Film Festival and awards.

# festival - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Internationally renowned Wexford Festival Opera attracts 'heartening endorsement'

The 61st Wexford Festival Opera is close to selling out with more than a fortnight to go before opening.

# festival - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Glastonbury hopefuls voice frustration as tickets sell out in record time

1,400 tickets a minute were sold this morning.

# festival - Monday 24 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Video: Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day loses it in on-stage rant Stage Rage This post contains videos

Winners of Absolut Fringe Awards revealed

Dogs, Farm and Death of the Tradesmen were the big winners last night.