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Running Electric Picnic 2021 Would Be Unfair On Locals, According To Councillor

The event usually attracts up to 70,000 people to Stradbally each year,

It wouldn't be fair on the people of Laois to run this year's Electric Picnic, according to a local councillor.

The festival organisers are waiting until the end of June before making a decision on whether to return to Stradbally this September.

It usually attracts up to 70,000 people to the area each year, as well as generating millions for the local economy.

But Fianna Fáil rep Paschal McEvoy feels it's too soon to be holding an event of this scale:

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