Looking back over the weekend, here are six things we learned from this year's Picnic.
Mon, 02 Sep, 2019
As Electric Picnic 2019 drew to a close, festival organisers hailed the event as one of their most successful years to date and said there was room for Ireland’s largest music festival to grow further.
Sun, 01 Sep, 2019
Once you got past the traffic, there was plenty fun to be had at Curraghmore, writes Joe Leogue.
Mon, 05 Aug, 2019
It is estimated that over 588 tonnes of waste, which includes beer cans, food wrappers, chairs, inflatable mattresses, clothing – including shoes and coats - goes into a landfill/incinerator after the Picnic.
Tue, 04 Sep, 2018
Due to demand, an extra Cork date has been added to 2FM LIVE with Jenny Greene and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.
Mon, 18 Dec, 2017
MUSIC NEWS: Despite still being in the midst of an extensive Joshua Tree tour, U2’s release of a new song earlier this week shows the band are not planning to stand still any time soon.
Fri, 01 Sep, 2017
LCD, Lana Del Rey and a woman in a Santa Hat stood out in Stradbally for Ed Power
Tue, 06 Sep, 2016
Festival fans were as eager to snap up their camping spaces as they were to buy their tickets, judging by the speed with which the campsites filled up at Electric Picnic yesterday.
Sat, 03 Sep, 2016
Pop priestess Grace Jones, dance veterans Underworld, and student disco icons Belle and Sebastian were among the highlights as the Electric Picnic music festival began at Stradbally, Co Laois, Friday night.
Sun, 06 Sep, 2015
All over Europe and the Northern Hemisphere, grape growers are checking the weather forecast on an hourly basis, and saying prayers that the rain stays away.
Sat, 29 Aug, 2015
MUSIC NEWS: Fans of Bombay Bicycle Club got a nice bonus at the band’s gig in Earls Court last weekend when the Londoners were joined on stage by David Gilmour.
Sat, 20 Dec, 2014
Appropriately for a music festival that veers in tone from eccentric to sublime and all the way back again, on the first day of Electric Picnic the weather couldn’t make up its mind.
Sat, 30 Aug, 2014
Organisers of the Electric Picnic have added 23 new acts to the bill of the three-day arts and music festival.
Tue, 22 Jul, 2014
If festival attendances are any indication of the health of the economy, then this year’s Electric Picnic turnout would seem to suggest a turnabout in the nation’s fortunes.
Mon, 02 Sep, 2013
Headliners The Cure are set to play "upbeat" songs at Electric Picnic, but could change their set list moments before they go on stage.
Wed, 22 Aug, 2012
A BUSY National Organic Week has left the sector buzzing. Plenty of well attended events, some new research, promising policy developments and upcoming opportunities have emerged.
Thu, 23 Sep, 2010
Electric Picnic has today announced several additions to its lineup for the September event in Stradbally, Co Laois.
Wed, 05 May, 2010
DAMIEN DUFF will this morning unpack a suitcase in his London pad after leaving the Ireland camp, on the back of a 10-day stint away from home, to rejoin his new team-mates at Fulham.
Wed, 09 Sep, 2009
Thousands of music fans have one final day of revelry to look forward to in Co. Laois.
Sun, 06 Sep, 2009
LAZING about, tapping your feet and sipping beer are usually the extent of a festival goers’ activities. Not for much longer.
Sat, 01 Aug, 2009
Heavy traffic is expected on the M7/M8 near Portlaoise this morning as tens of thousands of festival-goers return home from Electric Picnic.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2008
One person is in intensive care in hospital with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning following an incident at Electric Picnic in Stradbally, Co Laois.
Sun, 31 Aug, 2008
ORGANISERS of Electric Picnic are promising this year’s boutique festival will not only be bigger, but greener, with a host of initiatives to reduce environmental damage.
Fri, 29 Aug, 2008
TWO grannies, dubbed the Electric Eileens, will be hosting a bingo bootcamp for revellers at the Electric Picnic music festival this weekend.
Wed, 27 Aug, 2008
The ‘Spoken Word’ area at this year’s Electric Picnic festival has been expanded this year to include everything from theatre to political discourse to how to put out your first novel.
Tue, 26 Aug, 2008
Organisers at Electric Picnic are aiming to make this year's festival low in carbon emissions and as eco-friendly as possible.
Fri, 08 Aug, 2008
More than 30,000 revellers will descend on Co Laois today for the Electric Picnic music festival.
Fri, 31 Aug, 2007
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