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#Festivals

# festivals - Sunday 31 July, 2022

Quiz: How much do you know about Celtic festivals?
# Lúnasa
# Lúnasa

Quiz: How much do you know about Celtic festivals?

Jul 31st 2022, 10:00 PM 40,106 Views 14 Comments

They loved their bonfires, didn’t they?

# festivals - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Poll: Are you planning to go to a festival in Ireland next year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you planning to go to a festival in Ireland next year?

Sep 23rd 2021, 9:48 AM 19,834 Views 21 Comments

This weekend would have been Electric Picnic weekend. It wasn’t to be.

# festivals - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

From full steam ahead to cancelled: How are other countries handling concerts and festivals?
# Strike The Right Note
# Strike The Right Note

From full steam ahead to cancelled: How are other countries handling concerts and festivals?

Aug 25th 2021, 4:44 PM 16,930 Views 20 Comments

Pressure is mounting on the government to review the restrictions on live music events in Ireland.

# festivals - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

EP announces 2020 line-up as Dublin Comic Con and tech summit postponed amid coronavirus fears
# Festival Season
# Festival Season

EP announces 2020 line-up as Dublin Comic Con and tech summit postponed amid coronavirus fears

Updated Mar 11th 2020, 4:36 PM 28,620 Views 27 Comments

The music and campervan festival, Vantastival, has also been postponed.

# festivals - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Poll: Have you ever left your tent behind after a festival?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever left your tent behind after a festival?

Aug 31st 2019, 9:15 AM 25,615 Views 41 Comments

Last year, bulldozers were brought in to clear thousands of leftover tents after Electric Picnic.

# festivals - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Electric Picnic: Festival-goers warned of 'vigorous' drug searches
# Stradbally
# Stradbally

Electric Picnic: Festival-goers warned of 'vigorous' drug searches

Aug 27th 2019, 9:22 PM 37,112 Views 32 Comments

The warning comes ahead of the festival this weekend.

# festivals - Saturday 17 August, 2019

HSE addiction expert: Festivals that don't provide drug information and support should be refused a licence
# Working Group
# Working Group

HSE addiction expert: Festivals that don't provide drug information and support should be refused a licence

Aug 17th 2019, 10:00 PM 26,071 Views 66 Comments

Some promoters are keen to explore new measures but others fear it would do reputational damage.

# festivals - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Talks underway between HSE and labs that could carry out drug-testing at festivals
# Drugs
# Drugs

Talks underway between HSE and labs that could carry out drug-testing at festivals

Aug 13th 2019, 6:15 AM 11,557 Views 18 Comments

A senior HSE doctor has outlined a number of ways drug-testing could be introduced in Ireland.

# festivals - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's music festivals?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's music festivals?

Aug 3rd 2019, 9:00 PM 24,950 Views 3 Comments

All Together Now is taking place in Co Waterford this weekend.

# festivals - Saturday 22 June, 2019

'These drugs are much more potent': HSE advises festival-goers who plan on taking drugs
# Warning
# Warning

'These drugs are much more potent': HSE advises festival-goers who plan on taking drugs

Jun 22nd 2019, 9:30 AM 35,381 Views 79 Comments

The HSE launched a new campaign this week around drug-harm reduction in conjunction with a number of festivals including Body and Soul.

# festivals - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Summer festivals at risk of being cancelled as rocketing insurance premiums throw them into doubt
# SUMMER IS CANCELLED
# SUMMER IS CANCELLED

Summer festivals at risk of being cancelled as rocketing insurance premiums throw them into doubt

May 8th 2019, 3:19 PM 26,750 Views 47 Comments

A Mayo festival has seen its insurance premium jump from €6,500 to €25,000 in just three years.

# festivals - Saturday 8 September, 2018

'Festival waste? It's not new - we're a disposable nation and we need to change our attitude'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Festival waste? It's not new - we're a disposable nation and we need to change our attitude'

Sep 8th 2018, 4:00 PM 25,775 Views 63 Comments

Green Party Councillor Claire Byrne knows all about trying to keep festival sites clean – and says we need to stop seeing tents as disposable, and look at what we can do to clean up after ourselves.

# festivals - Monday 3 September, 2018

Statement trousers, Cher from Clueless and 'All Black Everything': The fashion trends at Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic
From The Daily Edge
# Electric Picnic

Statement trousers, Cher from Clueless and 'All Black Everything': The fashion trends at Electric Picnic

Sep 3rd 2018, 4:45 PM 6,242 Views 0 Comments

Which trend was Roz Purcell rocking?

# festivals - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

10 Spice Girls inspired looks to rock at Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic
From The Daily Edge
# Electric Picnic

10 Spice Girls inspired looks to rock at Electric Picnic

Aug 28th 2018, 9:01 PM 5,742 Views 0 Comments

Spice up your life.

17 things we learned from a sneak peek at this year's Electric Picnic site
# EP
From The Daily Edge
# EP

17 things we learned from a sneak peek at this year's Electric Picnic site

Aug 28th 2018, 6:30 PM 7,103 Views 0 Comments

Featuring MudWatch.

7 rainjackets under €40 to keep dry for the Sunday of Electric Picnic
# Festivals
From The Daily Edge
# Festivals

7 rainjackets under €40 to keep dry for the Sunday of Electric Picnic

Aug 28th 2018, 4:16 PM 4,234 Views 1 Comment

Keep dry, folks.

# festivals - Monday 27 August, 2018

15 cheap but vital products that'll actually save your life during Electric Picnic
# Pee Bags
From The Daily Edge
# Pee Bags

15 cheap but vital products that'll actually save your life during Electric Picnic

Aug 27th 2018, 4:35 PM 8,954 Views 0 Comments

It’s almost time.

# festivals - Friday 17 August, 2018

Jennifer Lopez is crediting her 'realness' for the noughties Juicy Couture tracksuit trend
# Music
From The Daily Edge
# Music

Jennifer Lopez is crediting her 'realness' for the noughties Juicy Couture tracksuit trend

Aug 17th 2018, 7:15 PM 5,793 Views 1 Comment

J-Lo says she ‘ shocked everyone when I decided to wear it!” – it was simplier times.

# festivals - Monday 13 August, 2018

O'Hara's Brewery is launching a reusable steel pint cup at an Irish Festival this weekend
# Festivals
From The Daily Edge
# Festivals

O'Hara's Brewery is launching a reusable steel pint cup at an Irish Festival this weekend

Aug 13th 2018, 5:45 PM 3,182 Views 0 Comments

Another Love Story is one step closer to being a waste-free festival.

# festivals - Saturday 4 August, 2018

The DailyEdge.ie Monthly Horoscopes: August
# Give Me A Siiiiiiiiign
From The Daily Edge
# Give Me A Siiiiiiiiign

The DailyEdge.ie Monthly Horoscopes: August

Aug 4th 2018, 8:00 PM 5,769 Views 0 Comments

We’re here to tell you what to expect for the month ahead.

# festivals - Friday 3 August, 2018

A Britney Spears fan made her laugh on stage and it's started a gas new concert trend
# Music
From The Daily Edge
# Music

A Britney Spears fan made her laugh on stage and it's started a gas new concert trend

Aug 3rd 2018, 2:15 PM 11,035 Views 0 Comments

It’s Britney, bitch.

Saint Sister just released a new music video by the same director as Hozier's 'Take Me To Church'
# Music
From The Daily Edge
# Music

Saint Sister just released a new music video by the same director as Hozier's 'Take Me To Church'

Aug 3rd 2018, 12:06 PM 2,322 Views 0 Comments

It’ll make you nostalgic for lost love, even if you’ve always been a single cat lady.

# festivals - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Mary Berry joined Rick Astley on stage to play drums at a UK festival last night
# Silly Season
From The Daily Edge
# Silly Season

Mary Berry joined Rick Astley on stage to play drums at a UK festival last night

Jul 28th 2018, 1:50 PM 4,002 Views 0 Comments

No, you are not about to be rick-rolled.

# festivals - Friday 27 July, 2018

7 of the most unmissable songs to hear at All Together Now
# Festivals
From The Daily Edge
# Festivals

7 of the most unmissable songs to hear at All Together Now

Jul 27th 2018, 4:09 PM 5,643 Views 1 Comment

The best choons from Fleet Foxes to Kelela to Villagers

# festivals - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Conor McGregor went to Longitude yesterday and sparred with Migos
# Punching Up
From The Daily Edge
# Punching Up

Conor McGregor went to Longitude yesterday and sparred with Migos

Jul 14th 2018, 2:36 PM 8,880 Views 0 Comments

Conor celebrated his last day in his twenties with thousands in Marlay Park.

# festivals - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Longitude released their stage times for this weekend and people aren't happy about the clashing
# Post Alone
From The Daily Edge
# Post Alone

Longitude released their stage times for this weekend and people aren't happy about the clashing

Jul 10th 2018, 7:25 PM 15,433 Views 2 Comments

Khalid and J Cole clash as well as Post Malone and Versatile.

# festivals - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Twitter users are sharing memories of their first festival - and the things they've learned since
# Festivals
From The Daily Edge
# Festivals

Twitter users are sharing memories of their first festival - and the things they've learned since

Jun 12th 2018, 10:36 AM 2,944 Views 0 Comments

Oh, if only we knew then what we know now.

# festivals - Saturday 9 June, 2018

From a gin village to a snorkel safari: Here's what's happening this weekend
# Something For The Weekend
# Something For The Weekend

From a gin village to a snorkel safari: Here's what's happening this weekend

Jun 9th 2018, 8:30 AM 11,135 Views 5 Comments

Here’s a round-up of the events taking place across Ireland over the weekend.

# festivals - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

10 lies we tell each other at festivals
# Festivals
From The Daily Edge
# Festivals

10 lies we tell each other at festivals

Jun 6th 2018, 8:00 AM 2,878 Views 0 Comments

Dedicated to all the leftover tents.

# festivals - Friday 1 June, 2018

HSE issues drug safety advice to Irish festivalgoers in wake of two deaths in UK
# Drug Use
# Drug Use

HSE issues drug safety advice to Irish festivalgoers in wake of two deaths in UK

Jun 1st 2018, 12:12 PM 13,810 Views 40 Comments

People are being asked to look after themselves and look out for their friends during the festival season.

# festivals - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Beauty Q: Would you wear 'bum gems'?
# Festivals
From The Daily Edge
# Festivals

Beauty Q: Would you wear 'bum gems'?

May 27th 2018, 6:00 PM 7,836 Views 2 Comments

This is one we NEED to know.

# festivals - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Just 11 of the more questionable items classed as 'festival fashion'
# You'll Catch Your Death
From The Daily Edge
# You'll Catch Your Death

Just 11 of the more questionable items classed as 'festival fashion'

Apr 18th 2018, 6:00 PM 5,213 Views 1 Comment

A few of the websites seem determined to sell us heels.

# festivals - Monday 9 April, 2018

Cardi B has pulled out of Longitude following her pregnancy announcement
# Cardi B
From The Daily Edge
# Cardi B

Cardi B has pulled out of Longitude following her pregnancy announcement

Apr 9th 2018, 5:32 PM 4,101 Views 0 Comments

Cardi announced her pregnancy on SNL this weekend.

# festivals - Monday 26 March, 2018

Here's what this year's Irish festival lineups would look like without men
# Festivals
From The Daily Edge
# Festivals

Here's what this year's Irish festival lineups would look like without men

Mar 26th 2018, 5:37 PM 11,735 Views 12 Comments

One festival managed to make a big improvement on last year’s lineup.

# festivals - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Kendrick Lamar, N.E.R.D and Massive Attack have been announced for Electric Picnic 2018
# Ep2018
From The Daily Edge
# Ep2018

Kendrick Lamar, N.E.R.D and Massive Attack have been announced for Electric Picnic 2018

Mar 15th 2018, 11:45 AM 14,321 Views 22 Comments

Dua Lipa, Ben Howard, St Vincent, and Chvrches will also be appearing in Stradbally.

# festivals - Saturday 7 October, 2017

It's not all glamour (but you might see George Clooney): Irish filmmakers on international festivals
# The Irish Abroad
# The Irish Abroad

It's not all glamour (but you might see George Clooney): Irish filmmakers on international festivals

Oct 7th 2017, 7:45 AM 10,058 Views 3 Comments

We talked to Irish filmmakers and the Irish Film Board about why it’s worth it.

# festivals - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Win Electric Picnic tickets: What Kind Of Music Fan Are You?
# Ep2017
From The Daily Edge
# Ep2017

Win Electric Picnic tickets: What Kind Of Music Fan Are You?

Aug 24th 2017, 1:00 PM 7,161 Views 3 Comments

We’ve teamed up with Heineken Live Your Music to offer two weekend passes to the sold-out festival.

# festivals - Saturday 1 July, 2017

A cappella and piano maestros: July in Dublin is going to be amazing for music
# Festivals
# Festivals

A cappella and piano maestros: July in Dublin is going to be amazing for music

Jul 1st 2017, 11:00 AM 10,019 Views 1 Comment

We speak to the organisers of two music festivals.

# festivals - Friday 23 June, 2017

13 pictures of bands at Glastonbury 2007 that'll take you right back
# Glasto
From The Daily Edge
# Glasto

13 pictures of bands at Glastonbury 2007 that'll take you right back

Jun 23rd 2017, 7:06 PM 10,752 Views 4 Comments

It was the year of Kate and Pete… and the Kaiser Chiefs.

# festivals - Friday 16 June, 2017

From fine food to shanty bands: Here are eleven interesting things happening this weekend
# Things To Do
# Things To Do

From fine food to shanty bands: Here are eleven interesting things happening this weekend

Jun 16th 2017, 8:30 PM 10,792 Views 4 Comments

Stuck for ideas this weekend? Check out our event guide.

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