Electric Picnic: First impressions from a first timer
- September 1, 2017
It’s big. Really big. Maybe world class in scope and scale. I didn’t expect Electric Picnic to be so broad given it was ostensibly Ireland’s second-bi(...)
There are winners and losers in pop’s attention economy, but most acts fall into the latter category
- July 11, 2017, 15:00
With six months of the year gone, there are plenty of best-albums-of-the-year-so-far lists around to gauge the current lie of the land. Looking throug(...)
Festival packing: from Milk of Magnesia to baby wipes, be very prepared
- June 21, 2017, 14:00
We hear plenty about festival line-ups and festival fashion but there’s one area that doesn’t get the attention that it deserves: festival bowels. It(...)
Will the new festival from Glastonbury organisers be all that Bazaar?
- January 18, 2017, 13:00
Can a Glastonbury away from Worthy Farm truly be Glastonbury? We may find out in 2019 after founder Michael Eavis this week revealed his team is plan(...)
'My teenage bedroom is a source of pride and shame'
- December 12, 2016, 03:00
My teenage bedroom is a source of both pride and shame. When I go back to that small, square room I am left face-to-face with the evidence of some emb(...)
What has Electric Picnic to do to maintain its popularity?
- September 7, 2016, 15:00
By now you’re probably thoroughly sick and tired of the Electric Picnic. It seems as if every single angle has been covered, every possible line of e(...)
Monies Gardai receive for policing One Direction concerts and others shoots up in 2014
- December 22, 2014, 01:00
New figures show that in spite of missing out on a bonanza from policing the cancelled Garth Brooks concerts, the monies the Garda Síochána has recei(...)