Electric Picnic drug possession cases heard in Portlaoise court

Leinster Express Reporter

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Leinster Express Reporter

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Electric Picnic main stage.

Portlaoise courthouse was packed this week for the annual Electric Picnic drug possession court cases.

Young people from across Ireland were summonsed to appear in the District Court after being found in possession of drugs at the three-day festival held in Stradbally last year.

The courtroom was full of people on Tuesday morning, March 5 with concertgoers who had been searched by gardaí last September at the festival venue in Stradbally.