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The greening of Enniscorthy

Is it possible for a festival to be eco-friendly? The people behind the Irish Green Gathering, which will take place for the second year at Woodbrook Estate, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford from August 8th to 10th, think so. Acts already confirmed …

Fri, May 23, 2008, 08:55

   

Is it possible for a festival to be eco-friendly? The people behind the Irish Green Gathering, which will take place for the second year at Woodbrook Estate, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford from August 8th to 10th, think so.

Acts already confirmed include Giveamanakick, Jinx Lennox, Fred, Large Mound, Rarely Seen Above Ground, Channel One, Guggenheim Grotto (video below), Grand Pocket Orchestra, Ikeaboy, Ilya K, The Torann Drummers, The Brad Pitt Light Orchestra, Gavin Moore, Ian Whitty & the Exchange, Gorbachov, Adebisi Shank, Dub Investigation, Ugly Megan, Pocket Promise, 79 Cortinaz, Avi Vine, Engine Room Orchestra, Deaf Animal Orchestra, Sweet Jane, Kevin Blake and Margaret Healy, with DJ sets from Lyric FM’s John Kelly, Today FM’s Donal Dineen and 2FM’s Dan Hegarty.

The festival’s green credentials will be demonstrated in the shape of workshops, discussion groups and films on green issues and low-carbon green lifestyles, as well as stalls hawking the latest in green-ware and gadgets.

Weekend tickets (€65) and day tickets (€25) are now on sale.

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