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#Concert

# concert - Friday 16 September, 2022

Larry Donnelly: Garth Brooks can't fix US politics, but he deserves credit for taking a stance
# US After Trump
# US After Trump

Larry Donnelly: Garth Brooks can't fix US politics, but he deserves credit for taking a stance

Updated Sep 16th 2022, 11:00 AM 38,842 Views 12 Comments

Our columnist looks at Ireland’s favourite country and western singer and finds Brooks has a lot more political depth than you might expect.

# concert - Saturday 23 April, 2022

Heading to see Ed Sheeran at Croke Park? Here's everything you need to know
# Croker
# Croker

Heading to see Ed Sheeran at Croke Park? Here's everything you need to know

Apr 23rd 2022, 6:30 AM 41,726 Views 15 Comments

We’ve got you covered.

# concert - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Varadkar criticised for attending music festival in London on Electric Picnic weekend
# Mighty Hoopla
# Mighty Hoopla

Varadkar criticised for attending music festival in London on Electric Picnic weekend

Updated Sep 5th 2021, 12:03 PM 113,189 Views 343 Comments

A spokeswoman said the Tánaiste is currently in the UK “on private time, where such events are allowed”.

# concert - Saturday 3 July, 2021

Gavin James and Denise Chaila to headline pilot festival today
# Kilmainham
# Kilmainham

Gavin James and Denise Chaila to headline pilot festival today

Jul 3rd 2021, 7:50 AM 22,136 Views 19 Comments

Some 3,500 people snapped up tickets for the concert.

# concert - Saturday 29 May, 2021

'Women would disappear and no one said anything': Breaking the silence on mother and baby homes
# Concert
# Concert

'Women would disappear and no one said anything': Breaking the silence on mother and baby homes

May 29th 2021, 6:30 AM 17,477 Views 25 Comments

Survivors, adoptees and Christy Moore will perform in an event at the National Concert Hall tonight.

# concert - Sunday 28 March, 2021

5,000 attend gig in Barcelona following mass testing of crowd
# Mass Gatherings
# Mass Gatherings

5,000 attend gig in Barcelona following mass testing of crowd

Mar 28th 2021, 6:56 PM 53,786 Views 51 Comments

The concert was held as part of a clinical trial seeking pandemic-safe ways to celebrate mass events.

# concert - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Snow Patrol cancel tonight's sold-out Olympia gig due to illness
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

Snow Patrol cancel tonight's sold-out Olympia gig due to illness

Nov 26th 2019, 3:05 PM 23,872 Views 8 Comments

Tickets can be refunded in full at point of purchase, according to promoter MCD.

# concert - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Venezuela's government to stage concert to rival Richard Branson's charity one
# Aid
# Aid

Venezuela's government to stage concert to rival Richard Branson's charity one

Feb 19th 2019, 8:49 AM 13,576 Views 20 Comments

The concert will be held on the Simon Bolivar bridge which links San Antonio, Venezuela with Cucuta, in Colombia, where aid sent by the US is being held up and stored.

# concert - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Mariah Carey is coming to Dublin for One Sweet Day this May
# Against All Odds
# Against All Odds

Mariah Carey is coming to Dublin for One Sweet Day this May

Feb 5th 2019, 9:26 AM 17,332 Views 21 Comments

The US singer will perform in the 3 Arena on 22 May.

# concert - Friday 25 January, 2019

Fast-tracked: Ticket touting law to ban above-face-value resales to come before the Dáil next week
# Concert Tickets
# Concert Tickets

Fast-tracked: Ticket touting law to ban above-face-value resales to come before the Dáil next week

Jan 25th 2019, 11:46 AM 10,301 Views 43 Comments

The proposed legislation would ban the above-face-value resale of tickets for sporting and entertainment events.

# concert - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Cher to return to Dublin for first Irish gig in 15 years
# Turn Back Time
# Turn Back Time

Cher to return to Dublin for first Irish gig in 15 years

Dec 11th 2018, 12:12 PM 16,384 Views 42 Comments

Tickets go on sale this Friday.

# concert - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Eight police hurt in clashes at far-right gig in Germany
# Thuringia
# Thuringia

Eight police hurt in clashes at far-right gig in Germany

Oct 7th 2018, 2:00 PM 13,415 Views 67 Comments

Police also recorded 22 instances of the use of banned Nazi insignia.

# concert - Friday 18 May, 2018

Pictures: Man charged after car chase that ended near Croke Park as thousands filed out from Rolling Stones
# Drumcondra
# Drumcondra

Pictures: Man charged after car chase that ended near Croke Park as thousands filed out from Rolling Stones

May 18th 2018, 4:00 PM 48,181 Views 0 Comments

The man in his 20s was due to appear in court this morning.

# concert - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Aiken blames problems at Ed Sheeran gig on people who arrived late
# Not Perfect
# Not Perfect

Aiken blames problems at Ed Sheeran gig on people who arrived late

May 17th 2018, 4:40 PM 69,687 Views 73 Comments

A number of fans complained about being unable to see or hear the concert properly.

# concert - Monday 2 April, 2018

Kim Jong-un was treated to some K-pop during a rare concert in Pyongyang
# Charm Offensive
# Charm Offensive

Kim Jong-un was treated to some K-pop during a rare concert in Pyongyang

Apr 2nd 2018, 11:00 AM 26,908 Views 31 Comments

It was the first concert by South Korean performers in North Korea for more than a decade.

# concert - Monday 5 February, 2018

Paul Simon to play his penultimate touring gig at Dublin's RDS this July
# Farewell Tour
# Farewell Tour

Paul Simon to play his penultimate touring gig at Dublin's RDS this July

Feb 5th 2018, 2:16 PM 22,327 Views 34 Comments

The concert will take place on 13 July.

# concert - Friday 2 February, 2018

Irish U2 fans left disappointed as all Dublin tour dates sell out in under five minutes
# Ticket Touting
# Ticket Touting

Irish U2 fans left disappointed as all Dublin tour dates sell out in under five minutes

Feb 2nd 2018, 11:34 AM 34,916 Views 129 Comments

Tickets for U2′s European sold out dates quickly appeared on Seatwave for up to triple the original price.

# concert - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Randy Newman cancels two Irish tour dates due to 'severe knee condition'
# Randy Newman
# Randy Newman

Randy Newman cancels two Irish tour dates due to 'severe knee condition'

Jan 17th 2018, 1:14 PM 9,890 Views 12 Comments

The 74-year-old was set to perform shows in Dublin’s Vicar Street on 9 and 10 March.

# concert - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Liam Gallagher gig at Kildare airport gets go-ahead over objections of residents
# Roll With It
# Roll With It

Liam Gallagher gig at Kildare airport gets go-ahead over objections of residents

Oct 18th 2017, 8:29 PM 21,295 Views 27 Comments

Liam Gallagher is set to headline the Samhain festival at Kildare’s Weston Airport at the end of the month.

# concert - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

If you missed U2, here are some of the best bits from their homecoming gig in Croke Park
# A Sort Of Homecoming
# A Sort Of Homecoming

If you missed U2, here are some of the best bits from their homecoming gig in Croke Park

Jul 25th 2017, 11:49 AM 13,537 Views 17 Comments

The crowd was treated to a spectacular tri-colour themed fly-past

# concert - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Bono has even made the sun shine as fans gather ahead of sold out Croke Park gig
# Beautiful Day
# Beautiful Day

Bono has even made the sun shine as fans gather ahead of sold out Croke Park gig

Jul 22nd 2017, 2:11 PM 22,011 Views 68 Comments

The hottest ticket in town.

# concert - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Ed Sheeran praised for 'protecting his true fans' by recalling 10,000 tickets
# Ticket Touting
# Ticket Touting

Ed Sheeran praised for 'protecting his true fans' by recalling 10,000 tickets

Jul 18th 2017, 1:08 PM 81,409 Views 46 Comments

The recall only affected UK tour dates, according to a statement from Sheeran’s team.

# concert - Monday 10 July, 2017

Promoters issue warning as Ed Sheeran tickets pop up on resale websites at inflated prices
# Ticket Touts
# Ticket Touts

Promoters issue warning as Ed Sheeran tickets pop up on resale websites at inflated prices

Jul 10th 2017, 12:39 PM 21,218 Views 26 Comments

Over 300,000 tickets have been sold for the singer’s seven dates in Cork, Galway, Dublin and Belfast.

# concert - Friday 23 June, 2017

Tony Bennett's sell-out Dublin concert has been cancelled
# Bord Gais
# Bord Gais

Tony Bennett's sell-out Dublin concert has been cancelled

Jun 23rd 2017, 9:23 PM 55,957 Views 21 Comments

The 19-time Grammy winner was due to perform this Sunday.

# concert - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Ariana Grande to receive honorary citizenship of Manchester
# One Love
# One Love

Ariana Grande to receive honorary citizenship of Manchester

Jun 14th 2017, 7:49 AM 13,364 Views 32 Comments

The singer organised a benefit concert for the victims of the bomb attack at her concert in the city on 22 May.

# concert - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Police arrest 18th person in connection with Manchester bombing
# Concert
# Concert

Police arrest 18th person in connection with Manchester bombing

Jun 4th 2017, 7:59 AM 8,744 Views 6 Comments

22 people were killed in the attack and dozens more were injured.

# concert - Saturday 3 June, 2017

German rock festival resumes after 'terrorist threat' proves false
# Rock Am Ring
# Rock Am Ring

German rock festival resumes after 'terrorist threat' proves false

Jun 3rd 2017, 11:47 AM 8,733 Views 27 Comments

The event was evacuated yesterday.

Police arrest 24-year-old man in connection with Manchester bombing
# Concert
# Concert

Police arrest 24-year-old man in connection with Manchester bombing

Jun 3rd 2017, 10:24 AM 10,834 Views 0 Comments

He is the 17th person to be arrested in connection with the attack in which 22 people died.

Ariana Grande visits injured fans in hospital
# Manchester
# Manchester

Ariana Grande visits injured fans in hospital

Jun 3rd 2017, 7:36 AM 28,578 Views 40 Comments

The singer will play at a star-studded benefit concert tomorrow.

# concert - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Gardaí step up security for Guns N' Roses Slane gig
# GNR
# GNR

Gardaí step up security for Guns N' Roses Slane gig

May 27th 2017, 6:01 AM 19,732 Views 52 Comments

Guns N’ Roses make their return to Slane after 25 years.

# concert - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Ireland's terrorism threat assessment under continuous review following Manchester attack
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

Ireland's terrorism threat assessment under continuous review following Manchester attack

May 25th 2017, 12:36 PM 22,479 Views 105 Comments

The meeting between a variety of state departments assessed the situation here.

# concert - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

'There was heat on my neck and when I looked up there were bodies everywhere': Chaos after Ariana Grande gig explosion
# Eyewitness
# Eyewitness

'There was heat on my neck and when I looked up there were bodies everywhere': Chaos after Ariana Grande gig explosion

May 23rd 2017, 7:25 AM 33,460 Views 33 Comments

Eyewitnesses described the incident at the Ariana Grande gig as one of terror and panic.

# concert - Monday 24 April, 2017

Love Parade organisers to face trial over stampede deaths
# Germany
# Germany

Love Parade organisers to face trial over stampede deaths

Apr 24th 2017, 9:26 PM 16,075 Views 0 Comments

A stampede at the music festival killed 21 people and injured over 650 others.

# concert - Monday 5 December, 2016

Guns N' Roses (with Slash) will return to Slane Castle next summer
# Welcome To The Jungle
From The Daily Edge
# Welcome To The Jungle

Guns N' Roses (with Slash) will return to Slane Castle next summer

Dec 5th 2016, 10:08 AM 30,476 Views 81 Comments

They last played in Ireland with the original lineup in 1992.

# concert - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Sting reopens Bataclan on eve of Paris attacks anniversary as Eagles of Death Metal refused entry
# Commemoration
# Commemoration

Sting reopens Bataclan on eve of Paris attacks anniversary as Eagles of Death Metal refused entry

Nov 13th 2016, 10:33 AM 29,123 Views 91 Comments

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Paris attacks in which 130 people lost their lives.

# concert - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Fans warned about fake tickets at Justin Bieber concert tonight
# Sorry
# Sorry

Fans warned about fake tickets at Justin Bieber concert tonight

Nov 2nd 2016, 3:00 PM 10,870 Views 24 Comments

Be careful, Beliebers.

# concert - Monday 17 October, 2016

Beyoncé's earring got ripped out at her gig and she just kept on singing
# Boy Bye
From The Daily Edge
# Boy Bye

Beyoncé's earring got ripped out at her gig and she just kept on singing

Oct 17th 2016, 9:02 AM 3,781 Views 1 Comment

HOW.

# concert - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Say what? Total ban on mobiles at Don Henley's Dublin concert
# New Kid In Town
# New Kid In Town

Say what? Total ban on mobiles at Don Henley's Dublin concert

Jun 28th 2016, 12:55 PM 26,625 Views 60 Comments

Henley has previously urged fans to enjoy the concert “with their eyeballs, rather than through a viewfinder”.

# concert - Saturday 28 May, 2016

The ties that bind: Here's how Bruce superfans get their front row spots
# Edge Of Town
# Edge Of Town

The ties that bind: Here's how Bruce superfans get their front row spots

May 28th 2016, 8:30 AM 40,503 Views 24 Comments

An ultra-democratic system of lists and roll calls means true fans always get the places they deserve.

WATCH: Enda Kenny plays air guitar at Springsteen gig
# Dancing In Croke Park
# Dancing In Croke Park

WATCH: Enda Kenny plays air guitar at Springsteen gig

May 28th 2016, 7:14 AM 33,848 Views 54 Comments

Kenny is said to be a big fan of The Boss.

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