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#Festivals

# festivals - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Here's the 2013 Forbidden Fruit festival line-up
# Forbidden Fruit
From The Daily Edge
# Forbidden Fruit

Here's the 2013 Forbidden Fruit festival line-up

Mar 5th 2013, 12:19 PM 13,450 Views 25 Comments

Kasabian and Primal Scream will headline the two-day event in Dublin in June.

# festivals - Friday 5 October, 2012

In pics: 10 years of Hard Working Class Heroes
# Irish Music
# Irish Music

In pics: 10 years of Hard Working Class Heroes

Oct 5th 2012, 12:00 PM 5,230 Views 7 Comments

Music festival celebrates a decade of promoting and helps new Irish talent.

# festivals - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Nutshell review: Sparkplug
# Absolut Fringe
# Absolut Fringe

Nutshell review: Sparkplug

Sep 11th 2012, 8:30 PM 2,787 Views 2 Comments

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

# festivals - Thursday 6 September, 2012

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

WIN: Tickets to an ABSOLUT Fringe show tomorrow

Sep 6th 2012, 10:00 AM 1,968 Views 2 Comments

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

# festivals - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

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 10,378 Views 10 Comments

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

# festivals - Sunday 19 August, 2012

The Big Fat Rose of Tralee Quiz
# Rose Of Tralee
From The Daily Edge
# Rose Of Tralee

The Big Fat Rose of Tralee Quiz

Aug 19th 2012, 7:30 PM 15,978 Views 27 Comments

Which Rose likes to nibble cheese and strawberries and who just can’t stop spontaneously dancing? The Daily Edge asks the big questions (take that, Dáithi).

# festivals - Friday 10 August, 2012

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 3,417 Views 11 Comments

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

# festivals - Sunday 5 August, 2012

This is what they do with lemons in France
# Juicy
From The Daily Edge
# Juicy

This is what they do with lemons in France

Aug 5th 2012, 6:00 PM 9,021 Views 9 Comments

And oranges… some of the stunning constructions in the Lemon Festival of Menton.

# festivals - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Your summer festival dos and don'ts check list
# Festivals
From The Daily Edge
# Festivals

Your summer festival dos and don'ts check list

Aug 4th 2012, 12:00 PM 5,925 Views 1 Comment

Some summer festival dos and don’ts to ensure you have a amazing time whatever the weather.

Olympics overload? What else is there to do this weekend?
# GET OUT OF THE HOUSE
# GET OUT OF THE HOUSE

Olympics overload? What else is there to do this weekend?

Aug 4th 2012, 8:15 AM 5,519 Views 31 Comments

Need a break from the Olympic games this weekend? Here’s what else is going on…

# festivals - Sunday 15 July, 2012

4 videos to give you a feel for Galway Arts Festival
# Festivals
From The Daily Edge
# Festivals

4 videos to give you a feel for Galway Arts Festival

Jul 15th 2012, 1:00 PM 2,289 Views 1 Comment

Why is Christy Moore doing a rare standing gig? What’s the atmosphere like? These video previews explain all.

# festivals - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Poll: Are you going to festival in Ireland this summer?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you going to festival in Ireland this summer?

Jun 24th 2012, 11:18 AM 6,698 Views 43 Comments

Festival season is well and truly underway by now – are you going to one?

# festivals - Thursday 21 June, 2012

It's raining, so here are 6 things to cheer you up
# Oh Fliuch
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Fliuch

It's raining, so here are 6 things to cheer you up

Jun 21st 2012, 4:51 PM 10,201 Views 16 Comments

Longest day of the year, you say? So what if it’s not sunny – these might make it better…

# festivals - Saturday 16 June, 2012

National Bike Week: how to get pedalling
# Hot Wheels
From The Daily Edge
# Hot Wheels

National Bike Week: how to get pedalling

Jun 16th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,849 Views 5 Comments

Bling your bike, boil an egg with a bike, follow the rickshaw – some intriguing events lined up to get bums on saddles.

# festivals - Saturday 19 May, 2012

Your guide to the strangest summer festivals in Ireland
# Fun
From The Daily Edge
# Fun

Your guide to the strangest summer festivals in Ireland

May 19th 2012, 9:15 AM 7,118 Views 12 Comments

Fancy doing something a bit different? Then check out these seven summer fests…

# festivals - Saturday 7 April, 2012

9 of the weirdest, scariest Easter bunnies we’ve seen
# Easter
From The Daily Edge
# Easter

9 of the weirdest, scariest Easter bunnies we’ve seen

Apr 7th 2012, 7:00 PM 8,746 Views 1 Comment

Thought Easter bunnies were harmless and cute? Prepare for the worst with our creepy slideshow.

# festivals - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Poll: Are St Patrick's Day celebrations good for Ireland's image?
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Poll: Are St Patrick's Day celebrations good for Ireland's image?

Mar 17th 2012, 8:30 AM 4,710 Views 30 Comments

Festivals and parades take place all over the country today to mark our national holiday – but do the celebrations really boost Ireland’s image internationally?

# festivals - Friday 16 March, 2012

Poll: Does the prospect of St Patrick's Day cheer you up?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does the prospect of St Patrick's Day cheer you up?

Mar 16th 2012, 10:34 AM 3,910 Views 63 Comments

Today, TheJournal.ie wants to test the sentiment of its readers towards the national holiday. Will it boost your spirits?

# festivals - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Who's leading your St Patrick's Day parade this year?
# St Patrick's Day
From The Daily Edge
# St Patrick's Day

Who's leading your St Patrick's Day parade this year?

Mar 11th 2012, 10:00 AM 4,376 Views 22 Comments

A footballer, a hurler, a politician and a ringmistress… it’s not the start to a bad joke, it’s a list of the people chosen as parade grand marshals around the country.

# festivals - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Free film hopes to spread positive message of cancer recovery
# Share It
# Share It

Free film hopes to spread positive message of cancer recovery

Mar 6th 2012, 2:15 PM 3,256 Views 8 Comments

Charity gets The Clinic director Lisa Mulcahy and actress Dawn Bradfield on board for film about one woman’s journey from diagnosis to recovery – and they want you to share it online.

# festivals - Sunday 26 February, 2012

Cold play: Musicians make ice instruments
# Ice Tune
From The Daily Edge
# Ice Tune

Cold play: Musicians make ice instruments

Feb 26th 2012, 2:28 PM 2,569 Views 1 Comment

Norwegian composer Terje Isungset demonstrates the power of ice…

# festivals - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Dublin's Forbidden Fruit festival announces 2012 line-up
# Music Fest
From The Daily Edge
# Music Fest

Dublin's Forbidden Fruit festival announces 2012 line-up

Feb 21st 2012, 1:30 PM 5,898 Views 21 Comments

Manchester icons New Order will headline the June event alongside Leftfield, Wilco and James Vincent McMorrow.

# festivals - Sunday 1 January, 2012

Leo Varadkar promises “bigger party” for next New Year’s Eve
# Party Politics
From The Daily Edge
# Party Politics

Leo Varadkar promises “bigger party” for next New Year’s Eve

Jan 1st 2012, 6:45 PM 10,247 Views 51 Comments

“More stages, more music, more people, bigger fireworks”: Is this the Tourism Minister’s New Year’s resolution?

# festivals - Saturday 31 December, 2011

Traffic disruptions expected for New Year's fest in capital
# New Year's Eve
# New Year's Eve

Traffic disruptions expected for New Year's fest in capital

Dec 31st 2011, 8:20 AM 2,723 Views 8 Comments

The centre of Dublin will see closures and diversions because of concert at College Green.

# festivals - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Poll: Will you miss Oxegen in 2012?
# Your Say
From The Daily Edge
# Your Say

Poll: Will you miss Oxegen in 2012?

Dec 21st 2011, 10:05 AM 5,643 Views 47 Comments

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

# festivals - Sunday 11 December, 2011

Column: Lessons I learned from working with older people
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Lessons I learned from working with older people

Dec 11th 2011, 6:00 PM 49 Views 6 Comments

The business of ageing is often framed in terms of the financial or physical wellbeing of ‘old’ people – Dominic Campbell says it’s a mistake to lump our seniors into these categories alone.

# festivals - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Al Pacino coming to Dublin for film fest - and Oscar Wilde
# Wilde About Al
From The Daily Edge
# Wilde About Al

Al Pacino coming to Dublin for film fest - and Oscar Wilde

Dec 7th 2011, 12:38 PM 2,354 Views 2 Comments

The actor became so obsessed with the Wilde play Salomé that he made a documentary about it -and will present it at Jameson Dublin International Film Festival.

# festivals - Monday 31 October, 2011

Not all about Halloween: 4 festivals celebrating life and death
# Festivals
From The Daily Edge
# Festivals

Not all about Halloween: 4 festivals celebrating life and death

Oct 31st 2011, 7:00 PM 490 Views 0 Comments

Celebrations of life and death by different cultures across the world…

# festivals - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

And the winners are... ABSOLUT Fringe fest 2011 awards
# Fringe
From The Daily Edge
# Fringe

And the winners are... ABSOLUT Fringe fest 2011 awards

Sep 27th 2011, 12:06 PM 682 Views 1 Comment

Macnas rounded off 16 days of festival performance on Sunday evening – but who carried away the awards?

# festivals - Friday 23 September, 2011

Nutshell review: maKe, i mean
# Fringe
From The Daily Edge
# Fringe

Nutshell review: maKe, i mean

Sep 23rd 2011, 7:00 PM 1,347 Views 14 Comments

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

Nutshell review: When Irish Hearts are Praying
# Fringe
From The Daily Edge
# Fringe

Nutshell review: When Irish Hearts are Praying

Sep 23rd 2011, 6:00 PM 394 Views 1 Comment

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

WIN: Tickets to this weekend's Irish Craft Beer fest
# Competition
From The Daily Edge
# Competition

WIN: Tickets to this weekend's Irish Craft Beer fest

Sep 23rd 2011, 4:11 PM 350 Views 0 Comments

Craft brewers of Ireland are showcasing their wares in Dublin’s RDS weekend – and they want TheJournal.ie readers to join them…

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

5 questions for the Fringe: Robbie Kitt

Sep 23rd 2011, 3:00 PM 530 Views 0 Comments

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.

Nutshell review: Rogue
# Fringe
From The Daily Edge
# Fringe

Nutshell review: Rogue

Sep 23rd 2011, 7:15 AM 212 Views 0 Comments

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

# festivals - Thursday 22 September, 2011

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

Nutshell review: The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik

Sep 22nd 2011, 5:15 PM 202 Views 0 Comments

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

# festivals - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

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

Column: What is an artist for?

Sep 21st 2011, 1:21 PM 373 Views 11 Comments

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…

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

WIN: Tickets to an ABSOLUT Fringe show today

Sep 21st 2011, 12:45 PM 201 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Nutshell review: What are poets for?

Sep 21st 2011, 10:19 AM 214 Views 0 Comments

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

# festivals - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

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

5 questions for the Fringe: Tim Watts

Sep 20th 2011, 8:30 PM 160 Views 1 Comment

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.