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#ticket touting

# ticket-touting - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Poll: Have you ever bought tickets for more than their face value?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Have you ever bought tickets for more than their face value?

Apr 20th 2021, 9:46 AM 28,762 Views 55 Comments

The new law proposes big fines and imprisonment for anyone caught reselling tickets above the original price.

Ticket touting law to be approved by Cabinet as all eyes look towards summer
# Live Events
# Live Events

Ticket touting law to be approved by Cabinet as all eyes look towards summer

Apr 20th 2021, 12:05 AM 16,824 Views 35 Comments
  • The law - to be approved at Cabinet - will ban the above price resale of tickets for live events, Christina Finn reports.
  • While there's no imminent return likely for large outdoor events, ministers are hopeful of further easing next month.
  • Stephen Donnelly is also expected to give Cabinet an update on the vaccine rollout at today's meeting.

# ticket-touting - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Ticket sales companies raise concern over timing of ticket touting bill due to effect of pandemic on events sector
# Resale
# Resale

Ticket sales companies raise concern over timing of ticket touting bill due to effect of pandemic on events sector

Dec 9th 2020, 6:30 AM 12,938 Views 30 Comments

The bill proposes to ban the above price resale of tickets for live events.

# ticket-touting - 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 10,169 Views 43 Comments

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

# ticket-touting - Thursday 17 January, 2019

A threat to 350 jobs and 'unconstitutional' – here's Viagogo's legal memo to the State about tout laws
# Policy And Economy
# Policy And Economy

A threat to 350 jobs and 'unconstitutional' – here's Viagogo's legal memo to the State about tout laws

Jan 17th 2019, 10:03 AM 3,507 Views 11 Comments

The government is seeking legal advice on issues raised by the ticket resale website.

# ticket-touting - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

GAA warn that they'll automatically cancel touted tickets for All-Ireland finals
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

GAA warn that they'll automatically cancel touted tickets for All-Ireland finals

Aug 15th 2018, 3:00 PM 26,056 Views 69 Comments

The association released a statement regarding the resale of tickets this morning.

# ticket-touting - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Ticket touting: New law to ban above-face value resales approved by Cabinet
# Concert Tickets
# Concert Tickets

Ticket touting: New law to ban above-face value resales approved by Cabinet

Jul 24th 2018, 2:57 PM 19,209 Views 70 Comments

It would also prohibit the use of bot software to purchase tickets.

# ticket-touting - Friday 11 May, 2018

Deadmau5 absolutely tore into one of Ticketmaster's companies on Twitter over the issue of touting
# Touts Out
From The Daily Edge
# Touts Out

Deadmau5 absolutely tore into one of Ticketmaster's companies on Twitter over the issue of touting

May 11th 2018, 5:54 PM 10,714 Views 7 Comments

“I won’t hesitate for a f**king second to cancel the event.”

# ticket-touting - 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 34,844 Views 118 Comments

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

# ticket-touting - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Australian man jailed in Singapore for selling forged Ed Sheeran concert passes
# Ticket Touting
# Ticket Touting

Australian man jailed in Singapore for selling forged Ed Sheeran concert passes

Dec 14th 2017, 10:14 AM 8,936 Views 25 Comments

He used forged ‘all area access’ passes to bring concertgoers into the stadium.

# ticket-touting - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Brazil's supreme court grants injunction to suspend Kevin Mallon's ticket touting court date
# Rio 2016
# Rio 2016

Brazil's supreme court grants injunction to suspend Kevin Mallon's ticket touting court date

Nov 9th 2017, 7:29 PM 10,833 Views 0 Comments

Mallon’s legal team told the court: “We are shouting but no one is listening.”

# ticket-touting - Friday 11 August, 2017

'Gouging will not be tolerated': GAA fans told not to risk buying above-face value tickets
# Ticket Touting
# Ticket Touting

'Gouging will not be tolerated': GAA fans told not to risk buying above-face value tickets

Aug 11th 2017, 9:15 AM 14,079 Views 49 Comments

The GAA has moved to cancel tickets for the Dublin-Tyrone game that are being sold at above face value.

# ticket-touting - 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 81,368 Views 46 Comments

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

# ticket-touting - Monday 12 June, 2017

Ticketmaster considering looking at people's social media before allowing them to buy tickets
# Ticket Touting
# Ticket Touting

Ticketmaster considering looking at people's social media before allowing them to buy tickets

Jun 12th 2017, 1:02 PM 25,233 Views 43 Comments

Ticketmaster currently sells tickets for around 8,000 events in Ireland every year.

# ticket-touting - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Ticketmaster and Seatwave aren't happy with proposed new ticket touting law
# Maurice Quinlivan
# Maurice Quinlivan

Ticketmaster and Seatwave aren't happy with proposed new ticket touting law

May 10th 2017, 6:15 AM 37,928 Views 69 Comments

The proposed new law will make it illegal to resale tickets for a profit of more than 10%.

# ticket-touting - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Michael Healy-Rae on ticket touts: 'Do it the Al Capone way, they got him on taxes'
# Daylight Robbery
# Daylight Robbery

Michael Healy-Rae on ticket touts: 'Do it the Al Capone way, they got him on taxes'

Jan 25th 2017, 7:44 AM 12,751 Views 47 Comments

TDs urged action to prevent exorbitant ticket touting in a Dáil debate yesterday.

# ticket-touting - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Calls to fast-track anti-ticket touting law as U2 tickets sell for more than €1,000
# Sold Out
# Sold Out

Calls to fast-track anti-ticket touting law as U2 tickets sell for more than €1,000

Jan 17th 2017, 6:10 AM 16,097 Views 58 Comments

Dublin North West TD Noel Rock said he would be raising the issue with Taoiseach Enda Kenny this afternoon.

# ticket-touting - Sunday 11 September, 2016

"This has been a life-changing experience" - Pat Hickey responds to ticketing charges
# Olympic Council Of Ireland
# Olympic Council Of Ireland

"This has been a life-changing experience" - Pat Hickey responds to ticketing charges

Sep 11th 2016, 6:29 PM 33,959 Views 0 Comments

On Friday night Hickey, who has temporarily stepped aside as President of the Olympic Council of Ireland, was charged with criminal organisation, ticket touting, ambush marketing, larceny, money laundering, and tax evasion.

# ticket-touting - Monday 22 August, 2016

Romario declares himself satisfied with action on what he terms the 'ticket mafia'
# Ticket Touting
# Ticket Touting

Romario declares himself satisfied with action on what he terms the 'ticket mafia'

Aug 22nd 2016, 9:18 PM 46,228 Views 0 Comments

Former OCI president Pat Hickey, who has been at the notorious Bangu prison in Rio since Thursday, may not now face a judge until later in the week.

OCI member calls Pat Hickey's arrest in front of TV cameras a "total and absolute disgrace"
# Rio 2016
# Rio 2016

OCI member calls Pat Hickey's arrest in front of TV cameras a "total and absolute disgrace"

Aug 22nd 2016, 8:05 AM 62,644 Views 0 Comments

The body’s executive committee met last night for the first time since the scandal broke.

# ticket-touting - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Brazilian police have confiscated passports, laptops and phones from OCI officials in Rio today
# Ticket Touting
# Ticket Touting

Brazilian police have confiscated passports, laptops and phones from OCI officials in Rio today

Aug 21st 2016, 6:45 PM 43,499 Views 0 Comments

Detained former OCI chief Pat Hickey will appear before a Brazilian judge on Tuesday as part of an investigation into black market ticket sales.

# ticket-touting - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Ticket touting for sports and music events could be coming to an end
# Tickets Get Your Tickets
# Tickets Get Your Tickets

Ticket touting for sports and music events could be coming to an end

Aug 14th 2016, 5:59 PM 20,803 Views 0 Comments

A new Bill aims to prevent people selling a ticket above the cost price.

Shane Ross is on his way to Rio to get answers over the Olympics ticket scandal
# What's Going On?
# What's Going On?

Shane Ross is on his way to Rio to get answers over the Olympics ticket scandal

Aug 14th 2016, 2:17 PM 17,457 Views 0 Comments

The controversy kicked off with an arrest of an Irishman last week. Tonight Sports Minister Shane Ross will want answers from the Olympic Council of Ireland.

# ticket-touting - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Irishman arrested in Rio on suspicion of ticket touting
# Olympics
# Olympics

Irishman arrested in Rio on suspicion of ticket touting

Aug 7th 2016, 11:34 AM 18,357 Views 29 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs says it is providing consular assistance.

# ticket-touting - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Police arrest 29 over alleged Olympics ticket touting
# London2012
# London2012

Police arrest 29 over alleged Olympics ticket touting

Jul 31st 2012, 12:28 PM 2,502 Views 6 Comments

One man was found to have been selling tickets for £1,100 each.