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# festival - Thursday 1 March, 2012

The Cure and Sigur Rós set to headline Electric Picnic 2012

The line-up for the Laois festival announced this afternoon also includes Elbow, The xx, The Roots, Hot Chip Ed Sheeran and Bell X1.

# festival - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

This year's Grand Marshal for the Patrick's Day parade is...

Footballing legend John Giles will lead the parade in Dublin city this year, two and a half months before Ireland plays in the European Championships.

# festival - Monday 20 February, 2012

In pictures: Rio de Janeiro's Carnival festival Carnival This post contains images

In pictures: Rio de Janeiro's Carnival festival

Check out the pagaentry of the world’s largest Carnival festival.

# festival - Monday 23 January, 2012

In photos, video: Chinese New Year celebrations around the world Chinese New Year This post contains videos This post contains images

In photos, video: Chinese New Year celebrations around the world

Today is the first day of the Chinese Year of the Dragon.

# festival - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

From The42 Safe bet: Tony McCoy set for Cheltenham Hard Man

Safe bet: Tony McCoy set for Cheltenham

The champion jockey is confident he’ll be back in the saddle in time for the festival’s trial day.

# festival - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Poll: Will you miss Oxegen in 2012? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you miss Oxegen in 2012?

The annual music fest has been cancelled for this year. Does this bother you?

# festival - Friday 23 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Nutshell review: When Irish Hearts are Praying Fringe This post contains videos

Nutshell review: When Irish Hearts are Praying

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2011.

From The Daily Edge 5 questions for the Fringe: Robbie Kitt Fringe

5 questions for the Fringe: Robbie Kitt

Each day for the 16 days of ABSOLUT Fringe 2011 in Dublin, we quiz the creatives on how they work, why they work – and their tips for the festival.

From The Daily Edge Nutshell review: Rogue Fringe

Nutshell review: Rogue

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2011.

# festival - Thursday 22 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Nutshell review: The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik Fringe

Nutshell review: The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2011.

# festival - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Column: What is an artist for? Opinion

Column: What is an artist for?

Denis Buckley has been a doorman and a welder but now that he’s a poet, he’s trying to define what exactly that value that holds at this time…

From The Daily Edge Nutshell review: What are poets for? Fringe

Nutshell review: What are poets for?

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2011.

# festival - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge 5 questions for the Fringe: Tim Watts Fringe

5 questions for the Fringe: Tim Watts

Each day for the 16 days of ABSOLUT Fringe 2011 in Dublin, we quiz the creatives on how they work, why they work – and their tips for the festival.

From The Daily Edge WIN: Tickets to an ABSOLUT Fringe show tomorrow Fringe

WIN: Tickets to an ABSOLUT Fringe show tomorrow

Win a pair of tickets to a hot Fringe show – and then tell us what you think of it for our readers’ review series.

Ploughing Championships: What you need to know Ploughing This post contains videos

Ploughing Championships: What you need to know

Pole-climbing, Axe Factor, Chinese scouts … and some ploughing – it’s your survival guide to agricultural Ireland’s highlight of the year.

# festival - Monday 19 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Nutshell review: The Flamboyant Bird Fringe

Nutshell review: The Flamboyant Bird

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2011.

# festival - Sunday 18 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge WIN: Tickets to ABSOLUT Fringe show Fringe

WIN: Tickets to ABSOLUT Fringe show

Win a pair of tickets to a hot Fringe show – and then tell us what you think of it for our readers’ review series.

# festival - Saturday 17 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Nutshell review: Pop Centre Plus - Frisky & Mannish Fringe This post contains videos

Nutshell review: Pop Centre Plus - Frisky & Mannish

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2011.

From The Daily Edge WIN: Tickets to ABSOLUT Fringe show Fringe

WIN: Tickets to ABSOLUT Fringe show

Win a pair of tickets to a hot Fringe show – and then tell us what you think of it for our readers’ review series.

# festival - Friday 16 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Nutshell review: Intimacy Fringe

Nutshell review: Intimacy

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2011.

From The Daily Edge Nutshell review: Our Father Fringe

Nutshell review: Our Father

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2011.

# festival - Thursday 15 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Nutshell review: Whenever I get blown up, I think of you Fringe

Nutshell review: Whenever I get blown up, I think of you

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2011.

From The Daily Edge 5 questions for the Fringe: Paul Reid Fringe

5 questions for the Fringe: Paul Reid

Each day for the 16 days of ABSOLUT Fringe 2011 in Dublin, we quiz the creatives on how they work, why they work – and their tips for the festival.

From The Daily Edge WIN: Tickets to ABSOLUT Fringe shows Fringe

WIN: Tickets to ABSOLUT Fringe shows

Win a pair of tickets to a hot Fringe show – and then tell us what you think of it for our readers’ review series.

# festival - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Twestion Time: Liffey 'Desert island' artist Fergal McCarthy Fringe This post contains images

Twestion Time: Liffey 'Desert island' artist Fergal McCarthy

One man has taken to living on an island in the River Liffey as part of the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2011 – here’s the quickfire interview TheJournal.ie carried out with him on Twitter today…

# festival - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Fringe update: Macnas event rescheduled Fringe

Fringe update: Macnas event rescheduled

However, ABSOLUT Fringe organisers warn that all previous tickets are invalid and new ones will be issued on first-come first-serve basis from festival box office tomorrow.

From The Daily Edge Nutshell review: List Operators Fringe

Nutshell review: List Operators

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2011.

# festival - Monday 12 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge 5 questions for the Fringe: Diet of Worms Fringe

5 questions for the Fringe: Diet of Worms

Each day for the 16 days of ABSOLUT Fringe 2011 in Dublin, we quiz the creatives on how they work, why they work – and their tips for the festival.

# festival - Sunday 11 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge 5 questions for the Fringe: Sophie Meehan 5 Questions

5 questions for the Fringe: Sophie Meehan

Each day for the 16 days of ABSOLUT Fringe 2011 in Dublin, we quiz the creatives on how they work, why they work – and their tips for the festival.

# festival - Saturday 10 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge 5 questions for the Fringe: Melanie Wilson Fringe

5 questions for the Fringe: Melanie Wilson

Each day for the 16 days of ABSOLUT Fringe 2011 in Dublin, we quiz the creatives on how they work, why they work – and their tips for the festival.

From The Daily Edge WIN: Tickets to ABSOLUT Fringe shows… tonight Fringe

WIN: Tickets to ABSOLUT Fringe shows… tonight

Win a pair of tickets to a hot Fringe show – and then tell us what you think of it for our readers’ review series.

# festival - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Gallery: Dublin Contemporary 2011 DubCon This post contains images

Gallery: Dublin Contemporary 2011

The visual arts exhibition launched last night and runs in a range of Dublin venues until the end of October.

# festival - Friday 2 September, 2011

Thousands descend on Laois for an electric weekend of music

With food, chat, debate, and music on offer, this weekend’s festival looks like the best yet.

# festival - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

A round-up of the day’s big stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

# festival - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Dún Laoghaire festival called off 'at eleventh hour'

The People’s Festival – intended as a replacement for the Festival of World Cultures – was to take place this weekend.

# festival - Friday 19 August, 2011

Death toll rises to five after stage collapse at festival Belgium This post contains videos

Death toll rises to five after stage collapse at festival

Witnesses have described how giant screens and trees toppled amid 60,000 people at the event in Belgium.

# festival - Monday 11 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Bands, beer and bare bellies: Oxegen 2011 in photos Oxegen This post contains images

Bands, beer and bare bellies: Oxegen 2011 in photos

Five stages, 136 acts, 80,000 attendees and an awful lot of cleaning up to do. Here’s our Punchestown gallery.

# festival - Sunday 10 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Oxegen 2011: Your pictures of the festival Oxegen 2011 This post contains images

Oxegen 2011: Your pictures of the festival

Photos from the final day of Ireland’s biggest music event – featuring love, Sellotape and Scooby-Doo…

# festival - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

NOTW phone hacking controversy, Dáil protests over bailout troika and hospital cuts, and your guide to Oxegen. These and more in today’s Fix:

# festival - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge STIs, dehydration and stomach upsets: Top health dangers for Oxegen Oxegen

STIs, dehydration and stomach upsets: Top health dangers for Oxegen

Music and mud might get the most attention but revellers have also been warned to guard against health hazards posed by festivals ahead of Oxegen this weekend.