Pleasures of the Picnic

11th August, 2019
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For the first time in its 15-year history, tickets for this year’s Electric Picnic sold out before the line-up for the annual music festival had been announced.

The tickets went on sale last December and sold out within just 15 minutes. More than 57,000 people will travel to Stradbally, Co Laois, later this month to see acts including Billie Eilish and Christine & The Queens perform at the three-day event.

John Kenny, director at Culturehead,...

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