RTÉ Archives looks back to the first Electric Picnic as preparations were underway for the festival back in 2004.

This report includes interviews with Electric Picnic promoter John Reynolds, Avril Stanley of Release Event Management and Thomas Cosby owner of Stradbally Hall Estate.

Ireland's most upmarket music festival

The first Electric Picnic is expected to attract 15,000 of the country's poshest revellers. 

An RTÉ News report by Jennifer O'Connell broadcast on 2 September, 2004.