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Earnings Of Most Festival Operators Have Dropped By 90%

Laois' Electric Picnic is one massive event that won't go ahead this year.

Organisers of major festivals like Electric Picnic have been hit due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Event Industry Ireland says half of events companies have temporarily laid off staff and a fifth can only stay afloat for another 1 to 3 months.

Its survey has also found over half have seen their earnings plunge by more than 90 percent since COVID-19 restrictions were introduced in March.

CEO of Cogs and Marvel, Roisin Callaghan says many are worried they won't survive:

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