"The Electric Picnic - Stradbally" Stradbally by Mariajoy
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With a line up of bands and musicians too good to miss, Petra and I decided that our summer hols woudn't be complete without a trip to the Emerald Isles to the last of the summer music festivals.
Carrying rucksacks way heavier than they should have been, we took a flight from Heathrow with Aer Lingus on Thursday and stayed in Dublin overnight, caught a train to Portlaoise the next day and set up our tents like happy little campers, just in time to catch the first of the gigs of the festival on Friday afternoon (and just before the first rain shower started too!)
A weekend of mud and craziness ensued - but I wouldn't have missed it for the world - and it seems nor would 120,000 other festival goers.
- Pros:The best line up I have ever seen
- Cons:festival loos are not for the faint hearted
- In a nutshell:More fun than you can possibly know what to do with!
Just a tiny glimpse of the real Ireland - taken through the fence surrounding the festival site! more travel advice
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