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BREAKING: Electric Picnic confirm that 2021 festival officially CANCELLED

Organisers of Electric Picnic have confirmed that the 2021 festival is officially CANCELLED. In a statement they confirmed the news moments ago. They said: "We wanted...

Government to continue to ‘engage’ with organisers of Electric Picnic this weekend

The possibility that the 2021 Electric Picnic could go ahead this year is not yet dead it seems. In a statement released on behalf of...

Laois County Council release statement following calls to reverse Electric Picnic refusal decision

Laois County Council have released a statement following calls for them to reverse their decision to refuse a licence for the 2021 Electric Picnic...

‘Tell us tomorrow and we are on our way’ – Electric Picnic organiser reacts...

The organisers of Electric Picnic have called on Laois County Council to reverse the decision not to grant a licence for this year's festival...

‘I never give up’ – Defiant Electric Picnic boss blasts refusal decision as ‘wrong...

Defiant Electric Picnic organiser Melvin Benn says he has still not given up hope that the festival could go ahead later next month. In a...

Electric Picnic organiser ‘to fight this week to get refusal decision reversed’

The Managing Director of music promoter MCD says that he will 'fight this week' to have the decision to refuse a licence for Electric...

Laois Councillor fears Electric Picnic may ‘pull out’ of Stradbally following Council decision to...

Laois County Councillor John King says there are fears that the organisers of the festival may 'pull out' of hosting their event in Stradbally...

Liam Gallagher, Danny O’Reilly and Bressie hit out at decision to cancel Electric Picnic

Three prominent musicians have criticised the decision to cancel Electric Picnic for 2021. Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher, Danny O'Reilly from The Coronas and Niall...

Electric Picnic release statement following Laois County Council decision to refuse licence

Electric Picnic organisers have released a statement following Laois County Council's decision to refuse to grant a licence to the 2021 event. Laois County Council...

‘This is about people, not money’ – Laois Councillor happy following Council decision on...

Laois County Councillor Paschal McEvoy has welcomed the Council's decision not to grant a licence for this year's Electric Picnic. In a statement released yesterday,...
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Twitter reacts to the news that Electric Picnic has been cancelled

Earlier today, the news broke that Laois County Council had refused to grant a license for this year's Electric Picnic. In a statement released at...

BREAKING: Electric Picnic OFF as Laois County Council REFUSE to grant licence

Electric Picnic will not be going ahead later this year as Laois County Council have refused to grant a licence. In a statement released minutes...

Electric Picnic organisers publish ’12 reasons why Electric Picnic should go ahead’

Electric Picnic organisers have published a list of 12 reasons why they believe the festival should go ahead in late September. The statement, released to...
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Melvin Benn: ‘I 100% fully expect Electric Picnic to be going ahead’

Melvin Benn, the Managing Director of Festival Republic, the organisers of Electric Picnic, says he "100% fully expects Electric Picnic to go ahead" this...
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Electric Picnic bosses write to Taoiseach, Tanaiste and Ministers outlining plans for how 2021...

Electric Picnic organisers have written letters to the Taoiseach, Tanaiste and several Ministers outlining how they plan to 'safely' stage this year's festival at...

Laois Councillor ‘amazed’ at Electric Picnic decision to apply for later date for 2021...

A Laois Councillor says he is 'amazed' that the organisers of Electric Picnic intend to go ahead with the festival this year. Fianna Fail Councillor...

Electric Picnic organisers release statement following confirmation of new festival date

The organisers of Electric Picnic have released a statement following the news that this year's festival is set to go ahead at a later...

Electric Picnic apply to Laois County Council for new date for this year’s festival

Electric Picnic organisers have applied to Laois County Council to stage this year's festival later this year. The festival was scheduled to take place from...

Electric Picnic receives €423,000 funding under Live Performance Support Scheme

The Electric Picnic Music festival has received €423,135 in funding under the Live Performance Support Scheme. This money is to be used to help run...

Stradbally based Laois County Councillor says Electric Picnic should not go ahead

Stradbally based Laois County Councillor Paschal McEvoy says that he believes the Electric Picnic should not go ahead this year. The Fianna Fail Councillor believes...

Date set for final decision on Electric Picnic 2021

A date has been set for when the final decision on if Electric Picnic 2021 will go ahead or not. According to Minister for State...

‘Hope for events later in year’ as Electric Picnic organisers cancel sister festival

The organisers of Electric Picnic are still holding out hope that the festival can go ahead later this year - despite postponing its sister...

“No reason” for Electric Picnic not to go ahead in September says organiser

The chief of the promotions company behind Electric Picnic says he sees 'no reason' why the festival cannot proceed later this year. Organiser Melvin Benn...

Future of Electric Picnic in ‘government’s hands’ as organisers ‘clarify statements made on their...

The future of the 2021 Electric Picnic is in the hands of the government - so say the organisers. A statement was issued on Twitter...

Electric Picnic promoter ‘hugely optimistic’ festival will go ahead this year

The promoter of the Electric Picnic says he is 'hugely optimistic' that the festival will go ahead this year. For the first time since it...

Moment in Time: Electric Picnic celebrating its 10th Birthday in 2013

2013 saw the Electric Picnic celebrate ten magical years of music and memories at Stradbally Hall. It was an occasion not be missed, as all...

REVEALED: Electric Picnic confirm dates of 2021 festival

The 2021 Electric Picnic will take place between September 3 and 5. The news has been announced by organisers in the last few minutes. Anyone...

BREAKING: Electric Picnic is CANCELLED for 2020 and ticket details confirmed

Electric Picnic has been cancelled for 2020. Organisers have confirmed the news in a statement. They said: "Sadly the Electric Picnic 2020 will no longer be...

Electric Picnic headliners reschedule World Tour to 2021

Back in February, which feels an eternity ago now, Rage Against The Machine were announced as one of the headline acts for the 2020...

Laois Councillor says it would be ‘madness’ for Electric Picnic to go ahead in...

A Laois County Councillor has said that it would be 'madness' to allow the Electric Picnic go ahead as planned in September. The government announced...