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#Festival

# festival - Sunday 21 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Executioners, Vikings and women at war… Dublin’s history unlocked Look At The Past

Executioners, Vikings and women at war… Dublin’s history unlocked

The festival will take place later this month – and we have tickets to give away.

# festival - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Two people hospitalised after Electric Picnic tent fire

The blaze happened at the Pink Moon campsite in the early hours.

# festival - Friday 29 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Going to EP? Here’s a few things that people are telling you to do Electric Picnic

# festival - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

# festival - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The Roses have thick enough skins to take the constant Father Ted ‘lovely girls’ joke Rose Of Tralee

Opinion: The Roses have thick enough skins to take the constant Father Ted ‘lovely girls’ joke

Last year’s Monaghan Rose says the festival has had a hugely positive effect on her life and she’ll take a bit of slagging because she’s proud to be part of it all.

# festival - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Lord of the Rings’ Middle-earth was inspired by… the Burren One Ring To Rule Them All

Lord of the Rings’ Middle-earth was inspired by… the Burren

A Derry-based academic says the time Tolkien spent in Ireland inspired his concept.

# festival - Sunday 10 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Fiddles at the ready: The world’s biggest trad music session kicks-off in Sligo today Fleadh Cheoil

Fiddles at the ready: The world’s biggest trad music session kicks-off in Sligo today

President Higgins will be on hand to open Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann.

# festival - Saturday 2 August, 2014

# festival - Monday 28 July, 2014

From The Score All the results and the best pics from Day 1 of the Galway Races Ballybrit

All the results and the best pics from Day 1 of the Galway Races

A number of Irish rugby stars were in attendance as the festival got under way.

# festival - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tired of how women are represented in films? You’re not alone Girls On Film

Tired of how women are represented in films? You’re not alone

A Feminist Film Festival will be held in Dublin next month – the profits will benefit victims of sex trafficking.

# festival - Saturday 19 July, 2014

# festival - Friday 18 July, 2014

9 struggles everyone faces at an outdoor gig in Ireland

We’re not built for it lads.

# festival - Saturday 5 July, 2014

6 best quotes from Kanye’s “f**k my face” rant in London

“I just wanna be awesome, and I wanna hang around my awesome friends…”

# festival - Saturday 28 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Over 40,000 expected to attend Dublin Pride Festival today Dublin Pride

Over 40,000 expected to attend Dublin Pride Festival today

The parade will start at the Garden Of Remembrance and finish at Merrion Square.

# festival - Monday 23 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Headliners, hot tubs, births & rebirths: 12 hours in the life of a music festival

Headliners, hot tubs, births & rebirths: 12 hours in the life of a music festival

Ever wondered how much effort’s going on behind the scenes to make sure the hot tubs are the right temperature… and that Gary Numan arrives in one piece?

# festival - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

7 ways 2FM has survived being “destroyed”

The station held a big launch today, but launching what?

# festival - Saturday 24 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ponydance: Sexy, fun, irreverent… here’s why you need to see these dancers Dublin Dance Festival

Ponydance: Sexy, fun, irreverent… here’s why you need to see these dancers

Here are two shows at the Dublin Dance Festival that show dance is for everyone.

# festival - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

From The Score Boston Bob and Ruby Walsh claim Gold Cup at Punchestown Day 2

Boston Bob and Ruby Walsh claim Gold Cup at Punchestown

Willie Mullins enjoyed a couple of winners at the County Kildare festival this afternoon.

# festival - Saturday 26 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Eirebrushed – the woman ‘written out’ of Irish history (and why this isn’t unusual) Hidden History

Eirebrushed – the woman ‘written out’ of Irish history (and why this isn’t unusual)

Nurse Elizabeth O’Farrell was ‘airbrushed’ out of an important photograph from 1916.

# festival - Friday 25 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The men dressed up as Vikings in Dublin at the weekend REALLY got into character Great ODin's Raven This post contains images

The men dressed up as Vikings in Dublin at the weekend REALLY got into character

These amazing photos also show how sometimes a simple photographic set-up can be as effective as a studio.

# festival - Friday 14 March, 2014

10 insufferably smug tweets from SXSW

Yeah we get it, you’re all changing the world.

# festival - Thursday 13 March, 2014

2 Many DJs and Public Enemy added to Forbidden Fruit line-up

They join Flaming Lips and Bell X1.

# festival - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Dáil hears about ‘three-day festival and orgy organised by the government’ Unparliamentary This post contains videos

VIDEO: Dáil hears about ‘three-day festival and orgy organised by the government’

It’s been x-rated stuff in the chamber this week…

# festival - Saturday 1 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Why are Cuban cigars getting shorter? Smoking

Why are Cuban cigars getting shorter?

Is there a place for the Cuban cigar in a world that is starting to slowly hate tobacco?

# festival - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Does the St Patrick’s Day Festival need to change? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does the St Patrick’s Day Festival need to change?

The Lord Mayor of Dublin says the St Patrick’s Day Festival needs to highlight Dublin’s literary and cultural heritage. What do you think?

# festival - Friday 24 January, 2014

Disclosure, Haim, JVMM and Ben Howard confirmed for Longitude festival

The festival takes place in Marlay Park in July.

# festival - Thursday 23 January, 2014

# festival - Thursday 31 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: A proper Halloween Festival in Ireland could have astounding economic benefits Opinion

Column: A proper Halloween Festival in Ireland could have astounding economic benefits

Ireland is missing out on a key cultural and tourism opportunity by not fostering and encouraging a much larger and more evolved international cultural festival centred around Irish history and mythology, writes TD Catherine Murphy.

# festival - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Giant Pumpkin Pic of the Day Pic Of The Day

Giant Pumpkin Pic of the Day

That’s one whopper pumpkin.

# festival - Monday 14 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Outrage as death toll from Hindu temple stampede hits 115 India

Outrage as death toll from Hindu temple stampede hits 115

The tragedy was sparked by rumours a bridge was about to collapse. Authorities are coming in for criticism over their approach.

# festival - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Drinking on the streets in Kilkenny could be allowed soon Drinking In The Street

Drinking on the streets in Kilkenny could be allowed soon

The amended bye-laws will only affect certain times during specific events but there are still some who are unhappy with the decision.

# festival - Sunday 1 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 21 pictures of this year’s Electric Picnic festival Electric Picnic This post contains images

21 pictures of this year’s Electric Picnic festival

It looked epic and oh, so very colourful.

# festival - Friday 30 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Tent, sleeping bag, glowsticks: Electric Picnic begins Festival Fever This post contains images

Tent, sleeping bag, glowsticks: Electric Picnic begins

Heading to the Picnic? You lucky so-and-so.

From TheJournal.ie Tips: How to stay safe at Electric Picnic Electric Picnic

Tips: How to stay safe at Electric Picnic

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre and drinkaware.ie have released their tips for staying safe.

From TheJournal.ie Wipes, wellies and Alka Seltzer – it’s your essential festival checklist Electric Picnic

Wipes, wellies and Alka Seltzer – it’s your essential festival checklist

As you pack up your festival luggage today, here’s a list of items you’ll be sorry you forgot.

# festival - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Punters warned about “huge amount” of fake Electric Picnic tickets Constant Vigilance

Punters warned about “huge amount” of fake Electric Picnic tickets

Promoters have warned of a large number of very convincing ticket forgeries being offered for sale on the internet.

# festival - Monday 26 August, 2013

Here is the schedule for the main stage at Electric Picnic

The action kicks of at five o’clock on Friday evening.

# festival - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Mary O’Rourke is running an ‘Electric Picnic Parliament’

She’ll be putting together (and voting in) a manifesto on how to improve Ireland.

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