McWilliams: 'Sex Pistols in Ireland represents major cultural moment'

He's not someone you would describe as an anarchist himself but best selling author David Mcwilliams says the performance of The Sex Pistols at the 2008 Electric Picnic in Stradbally County Laois represents a major cultural moment.

He's not someone you would describe as an anarchist himself but best selling author David Mcwilliams says the performance of The Sex Pistols at the 2008 Electric Picnic in Stradbally County Laois represents a major cultural moment.

It's their first ever performance in Ireland and the author credited with coining the phrase Celtic Tiger is also set to rock it up himself again this August at the major midlands event.

Tickets went on sale today for the festival with organiser John Reynolds saying he wasn't too bothered whether it matched demand for other gigs in selling out quickly.

McWilliams is set to perform on the bill himself in a special tent dedicated to debating current affairs and politics.

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