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Róisín Ní Mhaoláin, Ciarán Wadd agus Sophie Osborne ó Chonradh na Gaeilgeag seoladh #CroíNaFéile don Phicnic Leictreach.

Stradbally, Co Laois, bursts to life every September with Ireland’s end-of-season Electric Picnic festival. Music fans flock to the constantly evolv(...)

 A conservation ranger told Youghal District  Court that he found a dead otter with other dead animals dumped in bags at Ballynatray Demesne in Co Waterford on September 14th, 2017. File photograph: Alan Betson

The Department of Heritage has welcomed the successful prosecution of three men over the illegal killing of an otter that was found dumped in a bag in(...)

The role of butterflies as indicators of healthy habitats, and as useful pollinators, is only beginning to be generally appreciated.

“Mysterious and little-known organisms live within walking distance of where you sit. Splendour awaits . . ” EO Wilson, who first published the term (...)

Elizabeth O’Kelly: “She was very quiet . . . She would have reminded you of Miss Marple.” Photograph: Alf Harvey

Fr Seán Kelly says that when Elizabeth O’Kelly gave him €12,000 to help fund the painting of the Catholic Church in Stradbally, Co Laois, she insisted(...)

An extra 2,500 people will be able to attend the festival in 2019 Picture: Aerial.ie/Electric Picnic

The first batch of tickets for Electric Picnic 2019 have already sold out, just four hours after going on sale. Sales opened at 9am Friday morning (...)

Festival-goers at  Electric Picnic at the campsites in Stradbally.Photograph: Dave Meehan/ Irish Times

Autumn has arrived but warm weather is here to stay a little longer with temperatures expected to reach up to 23 degrees in places today. There will (...)

Time to pick your favourites and write your  timetable. Photograph: Ruth Medjber

We’re back with even more stage times for Electric Picnic 2018. The festival takes place this weekend, from Friday, August 31st, until Sunday, Septemb(...)

Time to pick your favourites and write your  timetable. Photograph: Ruth Medjber

Grab your tents, rain coats and suncream; Electric Picnic 2018 is right around the corner. The festival will see more than 50,000 people descend on St(...)

Electric Picnic 2018: headline acts include Kendrick Lamar, Massive attack, Dua Lipa, St Vincent and Pharrell Williams with N.E.R.D

Kendrick Lamar, St Vincent, Massive Attack, N.E.R.D, Dua Lipa and King King Krule are among the acts announced in the lineup for this year’s Electric (...)

This is your one-week warning. The biggest, best and last party of the summer is just seven days away. We can smell the excitement off you from here. (...)

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