Friday August 7, 2020

Laois gears up for its latest Picnic

Stradbally estate in Co Laois is a hive of activity this weekend, as final preparations for next week's three-day Electric Picnic festival are put in place.

25th August, 2012
Electric Picnic: ticket sales are good for the biggest music festival in Ireland. Photo: Dara Munnis

Stradbally estate in Co Laois is a hive of activity this weekend, as final preparations for next week's three-day Electric Picnic festival are put in place.

Eighties goth-rock legends the Cure are headliners for the event, which takes place from Friday to Sunday, while the Killers and Elbow will also draw the crowds.

Music is only one component, however, and various stages and areas of the 600-acre estate will feature comedy, art, cookery, discussions and...

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