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The Evening Fix: Wednesday
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Phoenix Park
Shatter: MCD should apologise for 'level of disorder' at Phoenix Park gig
The Justice Minister was speaking in the Dáil today in response to questions about the violent scenes at the Swedish House Mafia concert on Saturday.
# Phoenix Park
Gardaí and MCD hold preliminary review of Phoenix Park concert
Gardaí say there were 33 arrests at the Swedish House Mafia concert on Saturday.
# Phoenix Park
Bring me your weapons: Dublin councillor announces knife amnesty
Meanwhile the Minister for Social Protection has called for an investigation into what happened at the Phoenix Park on Saturday, where nine people were stabbed at a gig.
# Phoenix Park
Phoenix Park: Shatter promises 'developments' in event security licensing
The Justice Minister has said that he’s concerned about the “series of disturbing incidents” which took place on Saturday night.
# attacks
Phoenix Park stabbings: Man charged over attacks at concert
Nine people were injured in a series of knife attacks at the Swedish House Mafia concert on Saturday night.
# Phoenix Park
MCD issues statement after stabbings at Phoenix Park concert
Nine people were stabbed at last night’s gig. MCD has expressed its disappointment at a ‘small number’ engaging in anti-social behaviour.
# Welly Watch
MCD warns concert goers to bring their wellies to the Phoenix Park
Tonight’s Snoop Dogg and Swedish House Mafia show is now sold out, and with 50,000 people heading along, it’s going to be muddy.
# Oxegen
Punchestown chair disappointed over Oxegen but insists festival will be back
David Mongey insists the festival has only been postponed till 2013 after it was announced it would not take place next year.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you miss Oxegen in 2012?
The annual music fest has been cancelled for this year. Does this bother you?
# Cancelled
Oxegen cancelled next year - but organisers say it will be back in 2013
A local councillor said the decision to cancel the event at Punchestown Racecourse in Co Kildare next year was a “terrible loss” for the area.
# Oxegen
Oxegen organisers deny festival is moving to Phoenix Park
A newspaper report that the music festival is swapping Punchestown for the Park has been denied by organisers.
# Welly Watch
Oxegen voted Europe's best music festival by leading management consultants
The Punchestown festival beat out the likes of Glastonbury and the V Festival to take the top spot among 64 events across Europe.
# Slane
Support acts confirmed for Kings of Leon's 2011 Slane gig
The Tennessee familial fourpiece will be joined by Elbow, Thin Lizzy, White Lies, Mona and the Whigs next month.
# Oxegen 2011
Coldplay lead selection of star acts at Oxegen 2011
The London four-piece will play Ireland’s largest festival for the first time in eight years, alongside Foo Fighters and The Strokes.
# Oxegen 2011
Foo Fighters confirmed as Oxegen 2011 headliners