Saturday 31 January 2015

Electric Picnic: In Pictures

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1/9/2013; Alex Kapranos, lead singer with Franz Ferdinand performs on the main stage at the last day of Electric picnic at Stradbally, Laois. Picture credit; Damien Eagers / Irish Independent
1/9/2013; Alex Kapranos, lead singer with Franz Ferdinand performs on the main stage at the last day of Electric picnic at Stradbally, Laois. Picture credit; Damien Eagers / Irish Independent
Eels play the main stage at the last day of Electric picnic at Stradbally, Laois. Damien Eagers / Irish Independent
Alex Kapranos, lead singer with Franz Ferdinand performs on the main stage at the last day of Electric picnic at Stradbally, Laois. Damien Eagers / Irish Independent
Fans enjoy Eels play on the main stage at the last day of Electric picnic at Stradbally, Laois. Damien Eagers / Irish Independent
1/9/2013; Fans enjoy Kodaline play on the main stage at the last day of Electric picnic at Stradbally, Laois. Damien Eagers / Irish Independent
From left to right, are Roisin Hallahan, Laura Bolger and Siofra O'Shea at the last day of Electric picnic at Stradbally, Laois. Damien Eagers / Irish Independent
Jessica Ryan, 18, right, with her friend Lea McCarthy, 18, from Sandymount at the last day of Electric picnic at Stradbally, Laois. Damien Eagers / Irish Independent
Black Uhuru perform on the main stage at the last day of Electric picnic at Stradbally, Laois. Damien Eagers / Irish Independent
Claudine Keane pictured at the last day of Electric picnic at Stradbally, Laois. Damien Eagers / Irish Independent
Kian Egan pictured at the last day of Electric picnic at Stradbally, Laois. Damien Eagers / Irish Independent
Edwina and Sarah Walshe (8) from Westport pictured at the Electric Picnic
Craig O'Rourke and Brian McDermott from Give to go who organised the Tour de Picnic present a cheque for €100, 000 to Mary Delaney and Irene Murray, from Laois Hospice at the last day of Electric picnic at Stradbally, Laois. Damien Eagers / Irish Independent
The Styrpes, Evan, Josh, Ross and Pete pictured in the VIP area at the last day of Electric picnic at Stradbally, Laois. Damien Eagers / Irish Independent
Vicki Flynn, from Portlaoise with her son Zach Scully, 2, at the last day of Electric picnic at Stradbally, Laois. Damien Eagers / Irish Independent
Aoife Madden and Julie Blakeney pictured waiting on Mr Motivator at Electric Picnic
Bjork sings on the main stage at the second day of Electric picnic at Stradbally, Laois. Damien Eagers / Irish Independent
Mairead Lyttle and Sarah Culliton at Electric Picnic
Zara McEvoy, Kiera Byrne and Steph Young at Electric Picnic
The Sparkies pictured as Electric Ireland powered Electric Picnic this weekend with Mr Motivator
Members of the Dublin Gospel Choir perform at the last day of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
Dervla O'Connor, left and Stephen Farnan, from Belfast at the Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
Alison O'Keeffe, left, and Karen Coughlan, from Waterford at the Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
People take a rest at the last day of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
Margaret O'Keeffe, left, and Keri O'Neill, from Greystones pictured on the last day of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
Bjork sings on the main stage at the second day of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
The Dublin gospel choir perform on the main stage of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
A young fan enjoys Ellie Goulding perform on the main stage at the second day of Electric Picnic
Neil Hannon, singer with the Duckworth Lewis Method plays the main stage
A group of three girls enjoy the second day of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
From left Rebecca Dunne, 22, Jayne Willoughley, 22, Kirsty Hickey, 23, from Kildare town at the second day of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
Amy Huberman pictured at the second day of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
Little Green Cars perform on the Electric Arena stage at the second day of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
Ellie Goulding performs on the main stage at the second day of Electric Picnic
Robert Plant performs on the main stage at the second day of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
Robert Plant performs on the main stage at the second day of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
Jean Hunter, 29, from Waterford at the second day of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
Ali Hewson pictured at the second day of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
A couple relax at the second day of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
Megan Brannigan, 22, left, and Jane Farrelly, 22, from Navan, Meath at the second day of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois. Picture; Damien Eagers / Irish Independent
Ezra Hennessy, 15 months from Leitrim at the second day of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
Actor Aiden Gillen pictured at the second day of Electric picnic at Stradbally, Laois
Lilah Gaafar, 22, left, from Cabinteely and Amy Nix, 22, from Clare at the second day of Electric Picnic
Gardai pictured at the second day of Electric picnic at Stradbally, Laois
Janice Harrington and Nicola O'Hara pictured in front of the main stage. 35,000 people decended on Stradbally Estate for a sold out Electric Picnic 2013.
From left Rachael Keane, Rachal Costello and Claire O'Brien from Portlaoise at the second day of Electric picnic at Stradbally, Laois
Laura Whitmore at the first day of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
Fans pictured at the main stage. 35,000 people decended on Stradbally Estate for a sold out Electric Picnic 2013
Fans pictured at the main stage. 35,000 people decended on Stradbally Estate for a sold out Electric Picnic 2013
Wu Tang Clan on the main stage at the Electric Picnic
Wu Tang Clan Masta Killa on the main stage at the Electric Picnic
The main stage at the Electric Picnic
Festival fans pictured arriving to this years Electric Picnic music and arts festival witch takes place in Stradbally, Co Laois
Culainn McEvoy age 3 gets a lift from dad Tony McEvoy in the Jimi Hendrix campsite of Electric Picnic. 35,000 people decended on Stradbally Estate for a sold out Electric Picnic 2013
Miles Kane pictured performing at this years Electric Picnic
Max Waterstone from Cork and Laura Murphy from Mullingar are pictured on the opening day of the Electric Picnic 2013
My Bloody Valentine pictured performing at this years Electric Picnic music and arts festival witch takes place in Stradbally, Co Laois
Photo: Dara Munnis.
Irish Independent Festival correspondents Vicki Notaro, left, and Caitlin McBride with Mr Motivator at the first day of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
An excited fan arrives for the weekend
Kevin Shields of headliners My Bloody Valentine
Punters pitch their tents as the campsites fill up on the first day of the Electric Picnic Festival at Stradbally Estate, Stradbally, Co. Laois
(From left) Lisa Higgins, 24, Aoife Halpin, 24, Leane Raymond, 23, and Ally McCormack, from Rathfarnham at the first day of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
Cassia O'Reilly, 17, left, and Trish Downey, 19, from Donnybrook arrives at the Electric Picnic
Ionela Calin, from Dublin arrives at the Electric Picnic
Esther Waters, 22, right and Pauline Rooney, 21, from Sligo pictured on the first day of Electric Picnic Festival at Stradbally, Laois
Leane Raymond, 23, left, and Ally McCormack, 23 from Rathfarnham at the first day of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
Fans enjoy Wu Tang Clan on the main stage at the first day of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
Wu Tang Clan perform on the main stage at the first day of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois
Fireworks on the first night of Electric Picnic
Fireworks on the first night of Electric Picnic
30/8/2013; Mr Motivator gets a kiss at the first day of Electric Picnic at Stradbally, Laois. Picture credit; Damien Eagers / Irish Independent

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