Energia is Ireland’s fastest growing home energy supplier and we’ve been powering Irish businesses since 1999.  We are among Ireland’s leading providers of renewable energy and over 25% of the country’s wind energy is supplied through Energia.  We’re committed to helping our customers improve the energy efficiency and sustainability of their homes and businesses. Energia are delighted to be headline sponsors of Groove Festival 2017 and looking forward to a fantastic weekend of music, food and fun for all the family this August.

MSL Mercedes-Benz

MSL Mercedes-Benz, part of the MSL Motor Group, has 3 dealerships in Dublin. MSL Ballsbridge Motors in the city centre, MSL Grange Motors in Deansgrange and MSL Park Motors on the Navan Road. The Mercedes-Benz range has expanded greatly in recent years, and we’ve launched some really eye catching and affordable models. Visit to view our range. MSL Mercedes-Benz are delighted to be a platinum sponsor of this year’s Groove Festival. We’ll have some of our stunning new Mercedes-Benz models on display as well as fun for both young and old festival goers alike. Alternatively, if you just want to kick back and chill we’ll have a DJ and live sax playing throughout the 2 days…in what we hope will be blistering sunshine. So pop down to our area, opposite Thrive, we’d love to see you!

Sony Xperia

Xperia™ XZ Premium - Make the ordinary extraordinary Come see the latest Sony Xperia device and enjoy great acts on the Sony Xperia stage. Capture all the action on our most advanced camera in a smartphone and view it all on the 4K HDR display or listen to your favourite tracks in High-Resolution Audio all on the award winning Xperia™ XZ Premium. The Xperia™ XZ Premium features the new Motion Eye™ - a camera so advanced it captures motion that the human eye can’t see. And with its unified design, astonishing 4K HDR display and intelligent features, it’s our most ground breaking smartphone to date. The Motion Eye™ camera with Super slow motion records video at 960 frames per second, for playback four times slower than any other smartphone. Predictive Capture stays one step ahead of the action, as it starts buffering images even before you press the button. For the first time in a smartphone, the Xperia™ XZ Premium has a 4K HDR display – featuring the same technology used in Sony BRAVIA TVs. It lets you watch the latest 4K HDR content, for a unique viewing experience with astonishing colour, clarity and contrast. See more at

Appliances Delivered, Ireland’s first online-only electrical retailer, launched in January 2016. Since then, the company has been taking the hassle out of buying appliances, with its easy-to-use website, same and next day delivery options, lowest price guarantee and dedicated Customer Support team. carries a fantastic array of top brands and a huge range of products, from washing machines, dishwashers and fridge freezers to coffee machines, BBQs and Garden Tools – and everything in between. are delighted to sponsor Thrive at this year’s Groove Festival and are very much looking forward to a brilliant line up of talks and demos.

Killruddery House & Gardens

Killruddery is set in 850 acres of working farm and protected biodiversity, cared for and lived in by the same family for 400 years. The space offers an oasis of calm, open space for well being, fun and creativity, and is the perfect setting for a summer festival escape for all the family. For a full listing of all activities happening at Killruddery House & Gardens, or to become a member, visit

Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa

Nestled within the granite walls of one of Ireland’s most historic estates, you’ll find Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa - proud hotel partner of Groove Festival 2017. Just a 5 minute drive from Killruddery House & Gardens, Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa is one of Ireland’s finest 5-star resorts and features an award-winning spa by ESPA, two championship golf courses, a traditional Irish pub and a signature restaurant.  So whether you are planning a sensational spa weekend with friends, are an avid golf enthusiast looking to play our prestigious fairways, or a food fanatic in search of a gourmet dining experience, you’ll discover a getaway to remember at Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa. To find out more visit

The Irish Independent

Published Monday to Saturday, the Irish Independent is Ireland’s biggest-selling and best-read daily newspaper. Known for authoritative and trusted journalism, the Irish Independent delivers the top news stories, latest sports coverage and informative features to readers nationwide. Our journalists, including Charlie Weston, Tony Ward and Lise Hand, are household names. The Irish Independent are an official media partner of Groove Festival 2017.