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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Festivals

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Open thread: What's the best gig you've ever seen in Ireland?
The people need to know…
7 of Ireland's most weird and wonderful festivals
Proof that really IS something for everyone.
Here's how Ireland's summer festivals look without the men
It’s quite the eye opener.
These temporary tattoos of music festival timetables should totally be a thing
Shut up and take our money.
Column: Embrace your inner zombie – eat some pumpkin brains
Once you’ve scooped out Jack’s brains and carved a face on him don’t throw out what’s left over – it’s immensely edible and nutritious.
Glastonbury are banning the sale of Native American headdress at the festival from 2015
Will floral crowns be next?
Opinion: Should you bring your kids to music festivals?
I’m sure many looked at us and thought we were demented, possibly cruel, or just that we couldn’t get a babysitter. But that’s not the case.
Opinion: Take a walk on the dark side in Ireland's spookiest city
Ever wanted to create your own monster?
7 simple hacks to improve your music festival experience
Don’t spare the hand sanitiser.
The 16 most annoying things people going to musical festivals do
It was “magical”, was it?
Metallica rocked Glastonbury with Whiskey in the Jar and everyone lost it
Whack for my daddy-o, There’s whiskey in the jar-o.
Why aren't all musicians getting paid for playing at Irish festivals this summer?
Musicians are joining together to begin a discussion on payment and ‘two-tier’ treatment at festivals. Here’s what they told us.
Heading to Arcade Fire tomorrow? Their Glastonbury set had Ireland divided
So, were they any good or not?
BBC subtitle blunder tells viewers to 'prepare for rape' at Glastonbury
Oh. Oh no.
11 solid alternatives to watching the World Cup for the next month
Not into football and definitely not into FIFA? No problem.
The perfect description of every Irish hipster at a festival, ever
Bands are only cool when nobody knows who they are.
6 things you may not have known about booking a band for a festival
“It’s not like going into a supermarket and picking something off a shelf”.
Like filming gigs on your phone? Here's the music industry's creative response
The rate of people recording songs or entire gigs with their smartphone has increased over the last few years, but should this trend be embraced, or is there need for an alternative?
Dubliners share what they think makes Dublin a spectacular city
It’s a bit nice, like.
Garda band proposal to take part in Pride parade 'a sign we're on track to an equal society'
The LGBT festival takes place next month in Dublin, with the garda commissioner raising the possibility of the band taking part.
Over 175 regional festivals to benefit from €500k Fáilte Ireland funding
The funding will support music, sport, food and cultural festivals around the country.
Not bothered about the Glastonbury line-up? You're not alone
Not everyone is in the festival spirit.
Electric Picnic dates and ticket reward scheme announced for 2014
‘Hipsters’ are the target of new Irish tourism campaign
We’re all suitably mortified.
Re-experience Electric Picnic through this perfect first-person video
If you’ve never been, this will make you want to go. Badly.
Things Irish People Say At Music Festivals
The smell in this tent.
11 people who are struggling after Electric Picnic
Many a sore head to be found today.
9 reasons why being at home is better than being at Electric Picnic
Didn’t make it to Electric Picnic this year? WHO CARES? Not us.
The 11 most annoying things people going to Electric Picnic say
Yes, we KNOW the food is good.
Here's how you can still get Electric Picnic tickets
There are still a few ways, and we’ve got the low-down.
Still hoping to go to Electric Picnic? Hop on your saddle
The Stradbally festival has sold out for the first time since 2008. But if you’re fit enough you can still get in by cycling from Dublin to Laois.
8 people who really wish they were still at a music festival
Many unhappy campers this Tuesday.
Latest New York hotel craze? The 'outdoor bedroom'
It’s a combination of ‘glamping’ and reclaiming rooftops in the vertical city – but this being Manhattan, it will cost you.
What to expect at Oxegen this weekend
Just a sample of what’s ahead.
The Guide to Enjoying an Irish Festival
Have you headed to any festivals this summer? Or are you planning on it? Read this first.
Benicàssim set to go ahead after promoter sells out to MCD boss
Denis Desmond has taken up a major stake in the event, following rumours it was due to be cancelled.
Girl falls face first into festival portable toilet
This is everyone’s worst nightmare, right? RIGHT?
9 reasons why you're better off never going to a music festival
Honestly, you’re better off.
Our favourite people at Glastonbury so far
It’s not even the weekend and they’re all having a great time altogether
Here's how you can go to Electric Picnic for free
…and it doesn’t involve cycling.