Féile music festival is a success, as thousands of young people enjoy the trip to Tipp.
Liberty Square in Thurles is packed with young people dancing and drinking, before making their way to Semple Stadium for the final night of the Féile ’92 three-day music festival. The festival has attracted major acts like David Byrne, Christy Moore, Buddy Guy and Bryan Adams.
There have been few incidents and reports of trouble. Chief Superintendent Peter Fitzpatrick is positive about the conduct of those attending the third Trip to Tipp,
From a Garda point of view it has been very successful. We have had no major incidents to date. Approximately 70 persons have been arrested, and they will be appearing before the District Court in the morning...there are approximately 90,000 young people in Thurles at the moment, 99.9 per cent of them are very law abiding...
An RTÉ News report broadcast on 2 August 1992. The reporter is Gerry Reynolds.