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#MCD

# mcd - Friday 14 July, 2017

Reports of festival goers 'getting crushed' in massive queues on the way in to Longitude

Reports on social media suggested that people were queuing up for well over an hour to gain entry to the festival.

# mcd - Monday 11 July, 2016

"Shocked and devastated" - Kodaline pay tribute to girl who died at Dublin gig

17-year-old Kilkenny girl Ciara Lawlor was suffering from underlying health issues.

# mcd - Thursday 2 June, 2016

South Dublin residents complain about concert-goers 'urinating at will all over the place'

A number of objections to alcohol sales at Dublin summer concerts were rejected.

# mcd - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Display of Inside-Out animals 'will show people they're flesh and bone, just like us'

A new exhibition by anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens is coming to Dublin later this year.

# mcd - Thursday 30 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's who everybody is predicting for tomorrow's Croke Park announcement

# mcd - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Well, who is it going to be? Croker

Well, who is it going to be?

MCD will announce details of a Croke Park concert on Friday.

# mcd - Thursday 16 October, 2014

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Man who sued MCD after breaking his ankle in Oxegen mud loses case

The judge ruled that his injury was not the fault of the promoters.

# mcd - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Kanye West promoters warn concertgoers to 'book travel in advance' after Arcade Fire chaos Marlay Park

Kanye West promoters warn concertgoers to 'book travel in advance' after Arcade Fire chaos

MCD have said transport is “a matter for individual ticket-holders”.

# mcd - Sunday 20 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Oxegen music festival will not take place this year MCD

Oxegen music festival will not take place this year

Organisers MCD are citing financial reasons as well as a lack of headline artists.

# mcd - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Macklemore and Ellie Goulding for Marley Park two days before Arctic Monkeys Pop Some Tags

Macklemore and Ellie Goulding for Marley Park two days before Arctic Monkeys

That’s three major events at Marlay Park in one month.

# mcd - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge MCD successfully trolled the entire country with this tweet The Purple One

MCD successfully trolled the entire country with this tweet

If all the Purple Rain drops were lemon drops and gum drops…

# mcd - Sunday 18 August, 2013

63 arrests at Eminem Slane gig

Gardaí say the number is in line with previous events this size.

# mcd - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Eminem fans given a safety checklist by concert organisers

The Dos and Don’ts of going to Slane Castle…

# mcd - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Benicàssim set to go ahead after promoter sells out to MCD boss

Denis Desmond has taken up a major stake in the event, following rumours it was due to be cancelled.

# mcd - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Phoenix Park concerts given go-ahead, subject to strict new conditions MCD

Phoenix Park concerts given go-ahead, subject to strict new conditions

It follows widespread criticism of the security operation at last year’s show by Swedish House Mafia.

# mcd - Thursday 28 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge Longitude: New summer music festival unveiled for Dublin Music Fest

Longitude: New summer music festival unveiled for Dublin

Kraftwerk will headline the new festival in Marlay Park.

# mcd - Friday 12 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge Bryan Adams is playing WHERE at the end of the month? All For Love

Bryan Adams is playing WHERE at the end of the month?

He’s playing a pretty small gig in Dublin real soon…

# mcd - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Man due in court over Swedish House Mafia assault

The 22-year-old will appear in the Criminal Courts of Justice in relation to a Phoenix Park assault on July 7.

# mcd - Friday 21 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Just who is promoting Chris Brown's Dublin gig? Chris Brown This post contains images

Just who is promoting Chris Brown's Dublin gig?

Three of Ireland’s main promoters have said it’s not them, so who is it? Brown was convicted of assaulting the singer Rihanna in 2009.

# mcd - Thursday 6 September, 2012

Gardaí respond to MCD criticism - say they stand by their report

An Garda Síochána have tonight released a statement, just hours after MCD issued one of their own.

The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

MCD slams Garda over Phoenix Park gig

“No evidence to suggest the Concert Site was unsuitable and Gardai were aware from February2012 of the identity of the headline act” says concert promoter.

# mcd - Friday 31 August, 2012

Swedish House Mafia fallout: Gardaí and MCD praise successful Marlay Park operations

The enhanced security and policing operations have been praised and welcomed.

# mcd - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Marlay Park concerts: 53 arrests over three nights of gigs

All the arrests were for public order and minor drugs offences – though there were NO arrests at last night’s concert.

# mcd - Friday 24 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge 'Full body search': How Twitter saw the new security at Marlay Park Electric Music This post contains images

'Full body search': How Twitter saw the new security at Marlay Park

Apparently you shouldn’t try to climb any walls.

# mcd - Monday 20 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Monday

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

Swedish House Mafia: MCD chief links violence to cheap alcohol

Denis Desmond tells Today FM that he believes the availability of discount drink is to blame for increased concert violence.

From The Daily Edge Nicki Minaj cancels Dublin gig over vocal issues Illness

Nicki Minaj cancels Dublin gig over vocal issues

Full refunds for disappointed ticket holders are now available from point of purchase.

# mcd - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Gardaí warn concert-goers of major crackdown at Marlay Park gigs

175 gardaí will be patrolling the David Guetta concert next week with back up from dogs from the Garda drugs unit.

# mcd - Friday 3 August, 2012

MCD ‘should face ban on similar music events until it answers SHM Garda report’ MCD

MCD ‘should face ban on similar music events until it answers SHM Garda report’

Dublin councillor Mary Fitzpatrick, head of a joint policing committee, calls on OPW junior minister to force response from concert promoter on Swedish House Mafia debacle.

# mcd - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Swedish House Mafia fallout: MCD control centre ‘not fit for purpose’

The Garda Commissioner’s report also says the Phoenix Park is not appropriate to hold electro gigs in future; MCD says the report is “unbalanced”.

# mcd - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Phoenix Park: Call for 'airport-style' security checks at some concerts

Fine Gael TD Derek Keating has said that certain concerts should have security checks carried out that are akin to those which take place at airports.

# mcd - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

The Evening Fix: Wednesday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Shatter: MCD should apologise for 'level of disorder' at Phoenix Park gig

The Justice Minister was speaking in the Dáil today in response to questions about the violent scenes at the Swedish House Mafia concert on Saturday.

# mcd - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Gardaí and MCD hold preliminary review of Phoenix Park concert

Gardaí say there were 33 arrests at the Swedish House Mafia concert on Saturday.

Bring me your weapons: Dublin councillor announces knife amnesty

Meanwhile the Minister for Social Protection has called for an investigation into what happened at the Phoenix Park on Saturday, where nine people were stabbed at a gig.

# mcd - Monday 9 July, 2012

Phoenix Park: Shatter promises ‘developments’ in event security licensing

The Justice Minister has said that he’s concerned about the “series of disturbing incidents” which took place on Saturday night.

Phoenix Park stabbings: Man charged over attacks at concert

Nine people were injured in a series of knife attacks at the Swedish House Mafia concert on Saturday night.

# mcd - Sunday 8 July, 2012

MCD issues statement after stabbings at Phoenix Park concert

Nine people were stabbed at last night’s gig. MCD has expressed its disappointment at a ‘small number’ engaging in anti-social behaviour.

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