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Packing up after Electric Picnic? Here's how to donate your tent towards the refugee crisis

Volunteers will be on hand at information points in each campsite to take your tent off your hands.

Image: PA WIRE

IT’S THE MORNING after the night before, and no doubt there are a few sore heads around after a weekend of mayhem in Stradbally.

Electric Picnic is done for another year, it’s time to pack up and head back to the real world.

Refugee crisis

This year, festival goers are being encouraged to donate their tents towards the ongoing refugee crisis in Europe.

Before heading home, stop by the Global Green and information points in each campsite, where volunteers will be on hand to take your camping supplies off your hands

The tents will be donated to very good causes, including

  • Cork Calais Refugee Community
  • Dublin Calais Refugee Community
  • Dublin Simon Community

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It’ll mean one less thing for you to haul back to the car or bus and you’ll be helping out an urgent appeal.

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