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#Festival

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“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.

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 16,710 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 22,794 Views 36 Comments

A quiz for everyone.

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

CONFIRMED: Oxegen is back for 2013

Apr 19th 2013, 8:20 AM 15,151 Views 40 Comments

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

Dublin takes part in worldwide Persian festival for first time
# Nowruz
# Nowruz

Dublin takes part in worldwide Persian festival for first time

Mar 23rd 2013, 5:33 PM 7,549 Views 24 Comments

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.

Caitlin Moran to speak at Dublin Writers Festival
# How To Be A Woman
# How To Be A Woman

Caitlin Moran to speak at Dublin Writers Festival

Mar 16th 2013, 10:30 AM 4,895 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 15th 2013, 7:00 PM 5,706 Views 11 Comments

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.

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

Cheltenham festival given go-ahead following inspection

Mar 12th 2013, 10:45 AM 2,987 Views 0 Comments

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

27 people who have mixed feelings about the return of Oxegen
# Oxegen
From The Daily Edge
# Oxegen

27 people who have mixed feelings about the return of Oxegen

Feb 4th 2013, 11:47 AM 4,693 Views 1 Comment

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

Protest over National Coursing Meeting to take place outside Dáil
# Hare Coursing
# Hare Coursing

Protest over National Coursing Meeting to take place outside Dáil

Feb 1st 2013, 10:16 AM 4,815 Views 83 Comments

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

Young talent: Primary pupils show off their filmmaking skills
# Young Talents
# Young Talents

Young talent: Primary pupils show off their filmmaking skills

Nov 11th 2012, 5:00 PM 4,751 Views 5 Comments

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

Internationally renowned Wexford Festival Opera attracts 'heartening endorsement'
# Culture
# Culture

Internationally renowned Wexford Festival Opera attracts 'heartening endorsement'

Oct 9th 2012, 1:30 PM 4,308 Views 7 Comments

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

Glastonbury hopefuls voice frustration as tickets sell out in record time
# Glastonbury 2013
# Glastonbury 2013

Glastonbury hopefuls voice frustration as tickets sell out in record time

Oct 7th 2012, 11:47 AM 10,401 Views 30 Comments

1,400 tickets a minute were sold this morning.

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

Video: Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day loses it in on-stage rant

Sep 24th 2012, 11:38 AM 874 Views 2 Comments

He was very, very angry.

Winners of Absolut Fringe Awards revealed
# Absolut Fringe
# Absolut Fringe

Winners of Absolut Fringe Awards revealed

Sep 24th 2012, 6:15 AM 3,959 Views 5 Comments

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

Nutshell review: Sparkplug
# Absolut Fringe
# Absolut Fringe

Nutshell review: Sparkplug

Sep 11th 2012, 8:30 PM 2,798 Views 2 Comments

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2012.

Electric Picnic 2012: good weather, no traffic and 'little to report' from Gardaí
# EP2012
# EP2012

Electric Picnic 2012: good weather, no traffic and 'little to report' from Gardaí

Sep 3rd 2012, 10:20 AM 9,118 Views 22 Comments

Electric Picnic’s Year Nine report card.

In pics: the first night of the Electric Picnic
# EP2012
From The Daily Edge
# EP2012

In pics: the first night of the Electric Picnic

Aug 31st 2012, 9:24 PM 25,687 Views 32 Comments

The tents are up and the festival is underway…

In pics: The messiest festival of the year
# Food Fight
# Food Fight

In pics: The messiest festival of the year

Aug 29th 2012, 9:30 PM 10,389 Views 10 Comments

The annual Tomatina tomato fight fiesta in Bunol, Spain took place today. Pass the mop.

In pics: A first look at Electric Picnic 2012
# EP2012
# EP2012

In pics: A first look at Electric Picnic 2012

Aug 28th 2012, 5:10 PM 15,740 Views 19 Comments

Take a sneak peek at the festival site…

The Evening Fix: Monday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Monday

Aug 27th 2012, 7:50 PM 11,207 Views 1 Comment

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

In photos: Tall Ship 'Cuauhtemoc' leaves Dublin Harbour
# Tall Ships
# Tall Ships

In photos: Tall Ship 'Cuauhtemoc' leaves Dublin Harbour

Aug 27th 2012, 7:30 AM 12,093 Views 4 Comments

Press Association photographer Julien Behal had a unique vantage point for recording this ship’s departure from Dublin yesterday.

Tall Ships Festival in Dublin welcomed 1.15 million visitors
# Tall Ships
# Tall Ships

Tall Ships Festival in Dublin welcomed 1.15 million visitors

Aug 27th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,911 Views 20 Comments

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport hailed the four-day festival as a “huge achievement and success”.

The Evening Fix: Sunday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Aug 26th 2012, 7:56 PM 14,799 Views 4 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

In pictures: Defence Forces' 21-gun salute to the Tall Ships
# Tall Ships
# Tall Ships

In pictures: Defence Forces' 21-gun salute to the Tall Ships

Aug 26th 2012, 6:14 PM 13,252 Views 33 Comments

The 40-strong international fleet has left Dublin.

The Evening Fix: Saturday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Saturday

Aug 25th 2012, 8:01 PM 7,732 Views 5 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

In photos: the Tall Ships Festival in Dublin
# Tall Ships
# Tall Ships

In photos: the Tall Ships Festival in Dublin

Aug 25th 2012, 7:55 PM 15,977 Views 10 Comments

Ice-cream, piracy, and dramatic cloud cover…

Electric Picnic: Grub's up at the Theatre of Food
# Electric Picnic
From The Daily Edge
# Electric Picnic

Electric Picnic: Grub's up at the Theatre of Food

Aug 23rd 2012, 2:15 PM 6,039 Views 2 Comments

The Theatre of Food will bring a sense of drama to eating out at the Electric Picnic – we line up what you can expect to nibble at over the weekend.

Over 890,000 tune in to see new Rose of Tralee crowned
# Rose TV
# Rose TV

Over 890,000 tune in to see new Rose of Tralee crowned

Aug 22nd 2012, 3:43 PM 7,779 Views 32 Comments

Audience figures peaked for the moment when Nicola McEvoy was named this year’s winner.

Poll: Will you watch the Rose of Tralee?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you watch the Rose of Tralee?

Aug 20th 2012, 10:06 AM 8,830 Views 58 Comments

It’s one of the most-watched programmes in Ireland every single year, but it’s also criticised for being outdated and irrelevant. Will you watch?

The Evening Fix: Saturday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Saturday

Aug 18th 2012, 7:58 PM 10,781 Views 4 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

The power of love... and first dates: actress lets audience decide her future
# Absolut Fringe
# Absolut Fringe

The power of love... and first dates: actress lets audience decide her future

Aug 18th 2012, 12:00 PM 8,879 Views 7 Comments

Would you let a bunch of complete strangers decide the details of your next first date? This performer at ABSOLUT Fringe will…

Certificates of Irish Heritage given to Roses
# Irish Ancestry
# Irish Ancestry

Certificates of Irish Heritage given to Roses

Aug 17th 2012, 11:31 AM 4,147 Views 11 Comments

Fifteen of this year’s Rose of Tralee contestants have received an official recognition of their Irish ancestry by the Government.

Weekend of culture: Puck Fair and Fleadh Cheoil kick off
# Festivals
# Festivals

Weekend of culture: Puck Fair and Fleadh Cheoil kick off

Aug 10th 2012, 2:16 PM 3,444 Views 11 Comments

Street performers, a cattle fair, fireworks and traditional music…Kerry and Cavan have it all this weekend.

PHOTOS:Bring the wellies - crowds descend on Castlepalooza
# Festival Season
# Festival Season

PHOTOS:Bring the wellies - crowds descend on Castlepalooza

Aug 5th 2012, 2:59 PM 8,411 Views 1 Comment

Festival-goers have been advised to bring their wellies to any events this weekend because of the likelihood of rain. Boo.

Miaow! Welcome to the world's first internet cat video film festival
# Internet
From The Daily Edge
# Internet

Miaow! Welcome to the world's first internet cat video film festival

Jul 23rd 2012, 3:37 PM 3,692 Views 9 Comments

Who doesn’t love cat videos? In honour of the world’s first cat video festival, we have a few for you to enjoy.

Spain: Four hurt at Pamplona's running of the bulls
# Pamplona
# Pamplona

Spain: Four hurt at Pamplona's running of the bulls

Jul 10th 2012, 8:39 AM 2,994 Views 25 Comments

A further four people have been injured in this year’s San Fermin festival in Pamplona.

After floods, Clonakilty unites for Random Acts of Kindness festival
# Clonakilty
# Clonakilty

After floods, Clonakilty unites for Random Acts of Kindness festival

Jul 9th 2012, 11:26 AM 3,568 Views 4 Comments

Just weeks after their town was hit by flash flooding, Clonakilty residents are getting ready to unite for the Random Acts of Kindness festival.

Taoiseach: "Galway went global this week" with Volvo Ocean Race
# Galway
# Galway

Taoiseach: "Galway went global this week" with Volvo Ocean Race

Jul 5th 2012, 8:52 PM 5,777 Views 13 Comments

Enda Kenny said that the race finale had brought the kind of audience and publicity “that no marketing budget could ever buy”.