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Oxegen in pictures

Music fans

About 80,000 music fans have travelled to Punchestown racecourse in County Kildare for the Oxegen festival.

Queue to get in

As with other festivals like Glastonbury, ticket sales have been slower this year.


Sugababes were one of about 250 acts performing over the course of the three-day festival.

Tom Smith of Editors

Editors performed on the main stage on Friday night.


Although the rain mostly stayed away, it wouldn't be a music festival without a bit of mud.

Dance tent

The dance tent was there to offer some respite from the elements.

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse missed last year's festival due to "exhaustion", but this year's crowd was treated to a selection of her best-known songs on Saturday.

Keith Flint

The Prodigy headlined the second stage on Saturday night. Keith Flint looks a little less intimidating that in his Firestarter heyday.

Michael Stipe of REM

On the main stage, REM headlined. Pictured is lead singer Michael Stipe.

Ricky Wilson, Kaiser Chiefs

Ricky Wilson of the Kaiser Chiefs made sure he got up close and personal with the crowd on Sunday.

Luke Pritchard, The Kooks were sing along hits with festival goers.

Returning to Oxegen for the second time, The Kooks lead singer Luke Pritchard is pictured on main stage.

Jack White of The Raconteurs

Jack White from The Raconteurs singing during their first Oxegen performance.

Charlotte Cooper, The Subways

Charlotte Cooper let her hair down as The Subways performed on the O2 stage.

Kate Nash

On the final day of the festival, no one could have been in any doubt how to spell Kate Nash's surname.

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