Electrical Picnic organisers have issued a warning to revellers heading to the competition this Friday to provide themselves extra time than normal to get there on account of main roadworks.
Over 50,000 individuals are anticipated to descend on Stradbally, Co Laois over the weekend for the music and humanities extravaganza – the spotlight of the competition calendar for a lot of.
Whereas site visitors congestion is all the time a given as big crowds depart Dublin for the competition – notably on Friday afternoon – this 12 months bosses are particularly involved that on-going roadworks on the M7 will lead to main site visitors congestion.
“We’re urging everybody heading to Electrical Picnic this Friday to provide themselves loads of time as roadworks are prone to significantly add to journey instances,” a spokesperson mentioned.
“We might strongly advocate folks to go away as early as potential and in addition to automotive pool if potential.”
With simply at some point to go till EP kicks off, anticipation is constructing forward of the stand out occasion of the summer time.
Climate smart, revellers ought to anticipate primarily dry and heat with a mix of sunshine and cloud, though there’s a danger of some showers over the weekend, notably on Sunday so do pack a rain coat.
Kendrick Lamar, Huge Assault and The Prodigy will headline the competition with different music begins together with Dua Lipa and The Kooks additionally taking to the stage.
Comedy, artwork and the spoken phrase may also be an enormous function of the annual occasion.
Pageant boss Melvin Benn mentioned this week that it is potential Electrical Picnic will develop even greater in coming years as he’s all the time searching for methods to vary it.
He additionally advised folks to “behave safely and behave nicely however come and have the craic”.