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

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...

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...

Melvin Benn: ‘I 100% fully expect Electric Picnic to be going...

Melvin Benn, the Managing Director of Festival Republic, the organisers of Electric Picnic, says he "100% fully expects Electric Picnic to go ahead" this...

Electric Picnic bosses write to Taoiseach, Tanaiste and Ministers outlining plans...

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...

NPHET guidance sought by Laois County Council on Electric Picnic decision

NPHET should provide an urgent recommendation to Laois County Council on whether Electric Picnic should be given a license to proceed in Stradbally at...

Charlie Flanagan on Electric Picnic: ‘I’d ask organisers to consult with...

Laois TD Charlie Flanagan says he is surprised with the proposal to go ahead with this year's Electric Picnic and that the organisers must...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Laois doctor on vaccine roll-out and what the future holds after...

The only thing holding up Ireland's vaccination programme is a lack of supply - so says Laois GP Dr Sumi Dunne. The Portarlington based doctor,...

Electric Picnic chief reckons Covid-19 vaccine passport ‘inevitable’ when live gigs...

One of the organisers of the Electric Picnic believes it is 'inevitable' that people will be required to produce proof of vaccination before being...

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

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...

Watch: Huge Laois involvement as film shot on site of Electric...

A British horror film with huge Laois involvement hit US screens early last month. The psychological thriller 'Kindred', directed Joseph Marcantonio, was shot in 2019...

Electric Picnic, remote working and 2021 recovery – Leo Varadkar addresses...

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar says he hopes that Electric Picnic will be able to go ahead in 2021 and says that the Government will have...

Covid-19 and no Electric Picnic a ‘double blow’ to businesses in...

Today, Friday September 4th, should've been the first day of Electric Picnic 2020. However, due to Coronavirus, Stradbally, which has been a hive of activity...

Moment In Time: Ed Sheeran and The Killers perform at Electric...

Ah, the Electric Picnic moment in times - like a local Reeling in the Years. Electric Picnic 2012 marked the festival's eighth year on the...

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...

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...

Electric Picnic promoter says ‘most shows will go back 12 months’...

The owner of MCD, Dermot Desmond, who promotes the Electric Picnic music festival, says that 'most shows will go back 12 months' following the...

Electric Picnic and Ploughing in doubt as Simon Harris addresses questions...

Minister for Health Simon Harris has said it is unlikely we will have mass gatherings any time soon, when responding to a question as...

Electric Picnic promoter hopeful that 2020 festival can go ahead

The promoter of the Electric Picnic says that he remains 'optimistic' that the festival can go ahead in September. A range of music events such...