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July 11, 2007

The Oxegen 2007 Curtain Closes

Everyone will have their own highlights, but the main stage acts Muse and The Killers played storming sets to finish each night. Other highlights included Kings of Leon, Daft Punk, Arcade Fire, Bloc Party and Snow Patrol.

REM frontman Michael Stipe, actor Josh Hartnett, supermodel Helena Christensen and Susan Sarandon & Tim Robbins were among the 80,000 fans who enjoyed the varied line up over the weekend.

Music promoters MCD emphasise that the vast majority of fans were well behaved and thoroughly enjoyed the feast of music. The Gardai will investigate any complaints made.

There was a total of 94 arrests from a festival capacity of 80,000.
There were over 200 Garda officers and over 2,000 security personnel at Oxegen.