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#Festival

# festival - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Boston Bob and Ruby Walsh claim Gold Cup at Punchestown
# Day 2
From The42
# Day 2

Boston Bob and Ruby Walsh claim Gold Cup at Punchestown

Apr 30th 2014, 7:45 PM 2,595 Views 0 Comments

Willie Mullins enjoyed a couple of winners at the County Kildare festival this afternoon.

# festival - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Eirebrushed - the woman 'written out' of Irish history (and why this isn't unusual)
# Hidden History
# Hidden History

Eirebrushed - the woman 'written out' of Irish history (and why this isn't unusual)

Apr 26th 2014, 10:00 AM 40,877 Views 35 Comments

Nurse Elizabeth O’Farrell was ‘airbrushed’ out of an important photograph from 1916.

# festival - Friday 25 April, 2014

The men dressed up as Vikings in Dublin at the weekend REALLY got into character
# Great ODin's Raven
# Great ODin's Raven

The men dressed up as Vikings in Dublin at the weekend REALLY got into character

Apr 25th 2014, 8:30 AM 13,523 Views 12 Comments

These amazing photos also show how sometimes a simple photographic set-up can be as effective as a studio.

# festival - Friday 14 March, 2014

10 insufferably smug tweets from SXSW
# Printed Oreos
From The Daily Edge
# Printed Oreos

10 insufferably smug tweets from SXSW

Mar 14th 2014, 7:30 PM 3,070 Views 0 Comments

Yeah we get it, you’re all changing the world.

# festival - Thursday 13 March, 2014

2 Many DJs and Public Enemy added to Forbidden Fruit line-up
# Welly Watch
From The Daily Edge
# Welly Watch

2 Many DJs and Public Enemy added to Forbidden Fruit line-up

Mar 13th 2014, 11:03 AM 7,892 Views 22 Comments

They join Flaming Lips and Bell X1.

# festival - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

VIDEO: Dáil hears about 'three-day festival and orgy organised by the government'
# Unparliamentary
# Unparliamentary

VIDEO: Dáil hears about 'three-day festival and orgy organised by the government'

Mar 5th 2014, 12:29 PM 13,191 Views 25 Comments

It’s been x-rated stuff in the chamber this week…

# festival - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Why are Cuban cigars getting shorter?
# Smoking
# Smoking

Why are Cuban cigars getting shorter?

Mar 1st 2014, 9:45 AM 10,970 Views 10 Comments

Is there a place for the Cuban cigar in a world that is starting to slowly hate tobacco?

# festival - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Poll: Does the St Patrick's Day Festival need to change?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does the St Patrick's Day Festival need to change?

Feb 18th 2014, 10:21 AM 11,307 Views 95 Comments

The Lord Mayor of Dublin says the St Patrick’s Day Festival needs to highlight Dublin’s literary and cultural heritage. What do you think?

# festival - Friday 24 January, 2014

Disclosure, Haim, JVMM and Ben Howard confirmed for Longitude festival
# Summer Summer Summertime
From The Daily Edge
# Summer Summer Summertime

Disclosure, Haim, JVMM and Ben Howard confirmed for Longitude festival

Jan 24th 2014, 12:11 PM 2,548 Views 1 Comment

The festival takes place in Marlay Park in July.

# festival - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Social media users asked to compose symphony using Twitter
# Tweet Music
# Tweet Music

Social media users asked to compose symphony using Twitter

Jan 23rd 2014, 7:30 AM 3,455 Views 0 Comments

A music festival in Germany has asked for melodies composed by music-lovers from all over the world, which will be arranged for an orchestra.

# festival - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Column: A proper Halloween Festival in Ireland could have astounding economic benefits
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: A proper Halloween Festival in Ireland could have astounding economic benefits

Oct 31st 2013, 12:00 PM 224 Views 35 Comments

Ireland is missing out on a key cultural and tourism opportunity by not fostering and encouraging a much larger and more evolved international cultural festival centred around Irish history and mythology, writes TD Catherine Murphy.

# festival - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Giant Pumpkin Pic of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
# Pic Of The Day

Giant Pumpkin Pic of the Day

Oct 30th 2013, 10:06 AM 10,581 Views 20 Comments

That’s one whopper pumpkin.

# festival - Monday 14 October, 2013

Outrage as death toll from Hindu temple stampede hits 115
# India
# India

Outrage as death toll from Hindu temple stampede hits 115

Oct 14th 2013, 7:44 AM 3,698 Views 6 Comments

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
# Drinking In The Street
# Drinking In The Street

Drinking on the streets in Kilkenny could be allowed soon

Sep 25th 2013, 6:30 AM 13,615 Views 44 Comments

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
# Electric Picnic

21 pictures of this year's Electric Picnic festival

Sep 1st 2013, 8:01 PM 47,837 Views 16 Comments

It looked epic and oh, so very colourful.

# festival - Friday 30 August, 2013

7 people who are bitterly jealous over Electric Picnic
# Well Jel
From The Daily Edge
# Well Jel

7 people who are bitterly jealous over Electric Picnic

Aug 30th 2013, 6:48 PM 2,592 Views 0 Comments

Harsh words.

Tent, sleeping bag, glowsticks: Electric Picnic begins
# Festival Fever
# Festival Fever

Tent, sleeping bag, glowsticks: Electric Picnic begins

Aug 30th 2013, 4:30 PM 14,048 Views 28 Comments

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

Tips: How to stay safe at Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic

Tips: How to stay safe at Electric Picnic

Aug 30th 2013, 2:30 PM 13,266 Views 32 Comments

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
# Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic

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

Aug 30th 2013, 10:57 AM 29,798 Views 21 Comments

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
# Constant Vigilance
# Constant Vigilance

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

Aug 28th 2013, 9:31 PM 12,750 Views 11 Comments

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

# festival - Monday 26 August, 2013

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

Here is the schedule for the main stage at Electric Picnic

Aug 26th 2013, 4:02 PM 2,956 Views 1 Comment

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

# festival - Thursday 22 August, 2013

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

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

Aug 22nd 2013, 12:29 PM 8,481 Views 44 Comments

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
# Interview
# Interview

Interview: The arts have a unique ability to dissolve hostility

Aug 21st 2013, 4:00 PM 54 Views 25 Comments

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

As it happened: The crowning of the Rose of Tralee 2013 From The Daily Edge
Live Aug 20th 2013, 11:40 PM

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

# festival - Thursday 15 August, 2013

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

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

Aug 15th 2013, 12:20 PM 10,447 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Here's the day-by-day music breakdown for Electric Picnic

Aug 13th 2013, 11:57 AM 3,440 Views 5 Comments

Start planning!

# festival - Monday 12 August, 2013

Seán Quinn tells supporters he will be vindicated
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Seán Quinn tells supporters he will be vindicated

Aug 12th 2013, 8:58 AM 13,167 Views 161 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 4th 2013, 1:00 PM 40,114 Views 36 Comments

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
# Oxegen 2013

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

Aug 2nd 2013, 9:18 PM 26,566 Views 67 Comments

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

# festival - Monday 22 July, 2013

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

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

Jul 22nd 2013, 11:31 AM 2,529 Views 1 Comment

Yis had a great aul time altogether.

# festival - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Here are your random acts of kindness
# Kind
# Kind

Here are your random acts of kindness

Jul 20th 2013, 10:00 AM 13,299 Views 46 Comments

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
# Photoireland

New Irish photography hits Dublin, Limerick, Cork

Jul 7th 2013, 9:15 AM 9,323 Views 9 Comments

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
# Glasto
# Glasto

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

Jun 29th 2013, 8:16 PM 10,023 Views 37 Comments

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?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jun 25th 2013, 1:00 PM 325 Views 18 Comments

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
# At The Movies
# At The Movies

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

May 13th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,370 Views 4 Comments

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

# festival - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

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

Oxegen fans on Facebook learn that change is hard

Apr 24th 2013, 5:25 PM 7,883 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 24th 2013, 11:37 AM 21,027 Views 53 Comments

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
# At The Movies
# At The Movies

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

Apr 24th 2013, 7:15 AM 9,232 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Electric Picnic confirmed: Festival WILL go ahead this year

Apr 19th 2013, 7:08 PM 16,707 Views 31 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 19th 2013, 1:00 PM 22,791 Views 36 Comments

A quiz for everyone.