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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...

BREAKING: First Electric Picnic acts for 2020 announced

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for – the first lineup for Electric Picnic 2020 has been announced. Snow Patrol, The Chemical Brothers, Picture This...

Electric Picnic organiser confirms big changes to 2020 festival following meeting with Laois Councillors

Big changes are on the way to how the Electric Picnic is run - that is the view of a number of Laois County...

Electric Picnic announce first act for sold out 2020 festival

Well this is exciting news! Rage Against The Machine have been announced as the first act for Electric Picnic 2020. The rock band, who got back...

Electric Picnic launches the 2020 ‘Art Caravan’ competiton

Electric Picnic are now on the hunt for creative teams to invent, design, build and host their own caravan or mobile structure at this...

The very last chance to get tickets to Electric Picnic is here

Missed out on tickets for Electric Picnic 2020? Fear not, as signing up for Tour De Picnic 2020 17km run or 80km cycle is your...

2019 Remembered: In Pictures: 92-year-old Laois woman makes first ever Electric Picnic appearance

You're only as old as you feel! What a great story. We'll never not want to be reminded of this. Brought to you in association with...

BREAKING: Electric Picnic 2020 fully SOLD OUT!

Wow - all 70,000 Electric Picnic tickets for 2020 are SOLD OUT. Promoters have just announced the news in a statement. They said: "Electric Picnic 2020...

No more Body & Soul at Electric Picnic as company ends 16 years at...

The days of meeting in the Body & Soul at Electric Picnic are over. After 16 years, the people behind that area of the festival...

Tickets for Electric Picnic 2020 set to go back on sale on Monday

Electric Picnic organisers have announced that tickets to the 2020 festival will go back on sale on Monday. They also announced an increase in the...

Electric Picnic receives HUGE nomination in European Festival Awards

News of Electric Picnic's nomination in the European Festival Awards has brought great excitement in Laois today. The Stradbally festival was nominated for 'Best Festival'...

Property Watch: Five homes currently on the market in Durrow

This week's property watch takes us to the South-East of Laois to Durrow, where there is an array of different houses, big and small,...

Electric Picnic told get its house in order for 2020

The organisers of the Electric Picnic have been sent an unambiguous message to clean up their act and to address safety concerns before next...

Hello Laois! 5 ways we can make much more of the Electric Picnic

The Irish Derby takes place each summer on the Curragh. Over one mile and four furlongs it takes less than 3 minutes to complete. It’s...

Weekend Read: The Electric Picnic is great … but it needs to clean up...

So the Electric Picnic has sold out again in record time. Early-bird, loyalty, family camping, campervan tickets all gone, and once they’re gone they’re...