Electric Picnic Safety Concerns Must Be Addressed Before Next Year's Festival

A Laois Councillor thinks the Stradbally event shouldn't be granted permission for next year until organisers do.

A Laois councillor feels health and safety concerns at Electric Picnic must be addressed, before it's granted permission for 2020.

The Laois music festival has become the biggest in Ireland, with over 60 thousand people descending on Stradbally this September.

However, Fine Gael's Aisling Moran is highlighting a number of safety concerns - including crowd control, fire hazards, children on-site late night, and a lack toilets.

She's demanding these issues are rectified by the event organisers, before the county council issues the licence for next year's festival:

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