Music promoter John Reynolds has secured orders requiring Ticketmaster to provide him with information about volume discounts paid on the sale of tickets for five Electric Picnic festivals up to 2013. Photograph: Collins.

Music promoter John Reynolds has secured orders requiring Ticketmaster to provide him with information about volume discounts paid on the sale (...)

John Reynolds

The date has been set for the music event of the summer: the case between John Reynolds and Festival Republic Dublin, whose investors include Denis De(...)

(Left-right) Fairie Mo, Claire Kehoe, Holly O’Sullivan, Felix Jellett with his dog Zippy and Lucy McCarron at the Electric Picnic Press Launch 2013. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The last time Electric Picnic sold out was in September 2008. Later that month Lehman Brothers in the US collapsed and, here, the Government issued th(...)

Crowds  at an Electric Picnic event in the grounds of  Stradbally House, Co Laois. Photograph: PA

Music promoter John Reynolds has claimed that payments of more than €500,000 were put through the Electric Picnic operating company for the benefit of(...)

Karen, Louise and Emily from Paperdolls Performance Company at the launch in Dublin yesterday of the Electric Picnic, which marks its 10th birthday this year.

Electric Picnic promoter Melvin Benn has said this year’s festival was in doubt at one stage because of poor attendances last year. Mr B(...)

 Johnny Marr at the Academy last month. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times.

The Arctic Monkeys, Fatboy Slim and Bjork have been confirmed as the headliners for Electric Picnic. David Byrne, formerly of Talking He(...)

Oxegen festival goers enjoy a mud bath by the main stage before Lady Gaga performed at  Punchestown in 2009. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Electric Picnic festival will go ahead this year, it has been announced this evening. The announcement will come as a relief to fans of the(...)

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