Mon, 11 May, 2020
Wed, 08 Apr, 2020
Star-studded lineup launched by Melvin Brenn with Snow Patrol and Rage Against The Machine announced.
Wed, 11 Mar, 2020
Electric Picnic tickets have sold out after going on sale at noon.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2019
The festival returns to Stradbally, Co. Laois from Friday, September 4 to Sunday, September 6 2020.
Sat, 07 Sep, 2019
Gardaí are investigating one sexual crime and detected more than 450 drug offences at the Electric Picnic festival.
Mon, 02 Sep, 2019
It has also been announced that the festival will run for another decade.
Looking back over the weekend, here are six things we learned from this year's Picnic.
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
Despite quality offerings in an array of genres to cater to every taste, from hip-hop to electronica, musically, rock seemed to be having a moment on Saturday at Electric Picnic.
The main stage battled it out against the draw of a new dance-heavy area on the Saturday of Electric Picnic.
It's a mixed bag for Electric Picnic attendees but GAA fans should be happy with the forecast for Sunday's All-Ireland final.
Fri, 30 Aug, 2019
In a statement, the Garda Laois-Offaly Division said they had confiscated cocaine, ketamine, LSD and MDMA (ecstasy).
A 20-year-old man who was left on life-support after taking MDMA at Electric Picnic last year has urged people to avoid drugs at this weekend’s festival.
A number of drug seizures were made by gardaí yesterday, with people found in possession of cocaine, ketamine, LSD and MDMA when attempting to enter the gates.
People thinking of taking ecstasy at this weekend's Electric Picnic are misguided if they think snorting supposedly “purer” ecstasy powder is safer than tablets, one of the country's leading experts on drugs has said.
Thu, 29 Aug, 2019
Stradbally has avoided a weather warning.
Organisers of Electric Picnic are cracking down on single-use plastic at this weekend's festival.
Tue, 27 Aug, 2019
Singer-songwriter Gavin James is to perform at this year’s Electric Picnic.
Fri, 16 Aug, 2019
A limited number of Electric Picnic sold out in a matter of minutes after going on sale yesterday morning.
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019
The people behind Electric Picnic are launching a new family festival in Ireland.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019
Hozier and Florence top Electric Picnic bill Hozier has been announced as one of the headline acts of this year’s Electric Picnic festival.
Thu, 14 Mar, 2019
Organisers at Electric Picnic have announced the line-up for this year's festival.
Wed, 13 Mar, 2019
Ben Affleck leads the cast in a decent action film about a group of military veterans who decide to rob a drug lord.
Mon, 11 Mar, 2019
The Stradbally festival sold out in record time.
Mon, 03 Dec, 2018
Tributes have been paid to music promoter and founder of the Electric Picnic John Reynolds, who has died.
Fri, 26 Oct, 2018
Electric Picnic had a plethora of bins for plastics and compostable waste, but its litter-strewn aftermath showed that we are all more than a little environmentally illiterate, argues Joyce Fegan
Sat, 08 Sep, 2018
The tickets were gone in record time.
Fri, 07 Sep, 2018
We all know the fear of a Sunday night, but even worse is the fear on a Monday after a weekend of living out of a tent at Electric Picnic.
Great reform comes after a great change in perception and behaviour. Great social change means making new ideas proactive and rejecting long-established norms.
Wed, 05 Sep, 2018
The sold-out Electric Picnic, which heralds the end of the summer and had Hozier play a surprise gig, came to an electrifying close last night with The Prodigy and their ‘Firestarter’.
Mon, 03 Sep, 2018
We know, it's Sunday night already and we can't believe that Electric Picnic is coming to an end either.
Sun, 02 Sep, 2018
Electric Picnic may be drawing to a close tonight with the last acts take to the stage but fear not as organisers are already planning an even bigger festival for 2019.
All roads lead to Stradbally in Laois again today for the final day of Electric Picnic.
Showbiz correspondent Anna O'Donoghue is at Electric Picnic bringing you all the highlights from the festival.
Sat, 01 Sep, 2018
Meet Santa, get a tattoo, sing karaoke in a caravan, and maybe see Hozier play a
Traffic on one of the main routes to Electric Picnic is already very busy.
Fri, 31 Aug, 2018
I’m not crying, you are.
A headline slot at Electric Picnic is just another marker in the inexorable rise of Jorja Smith, writes Ed Power.
Electric Picnic organisers are warning that it will take "considerably longer" to get to the festival this year.
Thu, 30 Aug, 2018
It looks like Mr Price is hard at it again helping out all those attending this year’s Electric Picnic.
Know anyone like this?
There are dozens of groups and singers playing at the Stradbally event over the weekend. Ed Power selects the best of the international bunch
Known as the festival with something for everyone, the sold-out Electric Picnic kicks off this Friday with acts from The Prodigy to the ’90s girl band B*witched and plenty of non-music entertainment too.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2018
Gardaí have issued a warning about fake Electric Picnic tickets.
Mon, 27 Aug, 2018
The Irish language is to be more prevalent than ever at Electric Picnic this year, with a campsite for Irish speakers among the festival's new additions.
Ready to get your boogie on?
Wed, 22 Aug, 2018
People planning to use illegal drugs at this year’s Electric Picnic festival are being advised to take a ‘tester dose’ first and not to mix substances.
Our inner 80s child is screaming right now.
Tue, 21 Aug, 2018
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