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#Ticket Touts

# ticket-touts - Last year 2021

All events at Aviva Stadium, including Ireland-Portugal match, to be covered by anti-touting law
# Ticket Touts
# Ticket Touts

All events at Aviva Stadium, including Ireland-Portugal match, to be covered by anti-touting law

Updated Oct 27th 2021, 6:15 PM 28,840 Views 36 Comments

Tickets have appeared online at three times their face value.

Poll: Have you ever paid above the odds for a ticket?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever paid above the odds for a ticket?

Jul 15th 2021, 7:53 AM 20,178 Views 38 Comments

The President has signed into law a Bill to ban ticket touting for large events.

Ticket touts: President signs into law bill banning above price resales
# Rip-off
# Rip-off

Ticket touts: President signs into law bill banning above price resales

Jul 14th 2021, 6:06 PM 19,440 Views 41 Comments

Penalties including a fine of up to €100,000 or up to two years imprisonment face anyone caught defying the Sale of Tickets Bill 2021.

# ticket-touts - All time

Two touts jailed in UK for reselling millions worth of tickets for likes of Ed Sheeran and Adele
# Landmark Case
# Landmark Case

Two touts jailed in UK for reselling millions worth of tickets for likes of Ed Sheeran and Adele

Feb 24th 2020, 9:22 PM 20,506 Views 11 Comments

The judge said this “was a case of sustained dishonesty for a number of years”.

Tottenham ban fans for trying to sell Champions League final tickets
# Clamping Down
From The42
# Clamping Down

Tottenham ban fans for trying to sell Champions League final tickets

May 21st 2019, 2:11 PM 5,604 Views 9 Comments

Three season-ticket holders have received ‘indefinite’ suspensions for putting tickets for Liverpool showdown on resale sites.

Ticketmaster shuts down Seatwave as pressure mounts from new anti-tout law
# Seatwave
# Seatwave

Ticketmaster shuts down Seatwave as pressure mounts from new anti-tout law

Aug 13th 2018, 9:40 AM 32,716 Views 61 Comments

The move comes after the much-anticipated ticket touting law was approved by Cabinet in July.

Fans warned about websites selling fake Rolling Stones tickets
# It's Only Rock N Roll
# It's Only Rock N Roll

Fans warned about websites selling fake Rolling Stones tickets

Mar 23rd 2018, 6:10 AM 11,470 Views 33 Comments

You can’t always get what you want.

Poll: Have you ever paid above the odds for a ticket?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever paid above the odds for a ticket?

Feb 5th 2018, 8:48 AM 14,330 Views 44 Comments

The CCPC has been investigating suspected breaches in consumer law.

Poll: Have you ever bought a ticket for an event from an unofficial source?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Have you ever bought a ticket for an event from an unofficial source?

Sep 7th 2017, 12:45 PM 14,624 Views 24 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

'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 14,100 Views 48 Comments

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

GAA responds to touts by cancelling Dublin-Tyrone tickets being sold above face value
# Ticket Touts
From The42
# Ticket Touts

GAA responds to touts by cancelling Dublin-Tyrone tickets being sold above face value

Aug 10th 2017, 3:22 PM 30,790 Views 63 Comments

“Supporters and members are urged not to buy tickets from unofficial sources for above face value as they risk purchasing tickets that may be cancelled.”

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 21,221 Views 26 Comments

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

Over '10,000 unscrupulous applications' made for free tickets to Manchester benefit gig
# Ticket Touts
# Ticket Touts

Over '10,000 unscrupulous applications' made for free tickets to Manchester benefit gig

Jun 2nd 2017, 9:19 AM 19,183 Views 28 Comments

Ticketmaster said it was aiming to ensure that “opportunists and touts” do not get their hands on tickets for the gig.

Garth Brooks tickets going for as much as €300 online
# Prices In High Places
From The Daily Edge
# Prices In High Places

Garth Brooks tickets going for as much as €300 online

Jan 30th 2014, 12:49 PM 13,887 Views 42 Comments

Oh dear.

Gardaí warn fans to beware of ticket scams
# Ticket Touts
# Ticket Touts

Gardaí warn fans to beware of ticket scams

Sep 21st 2013, 2:25 PM 13,599 Views 25 Comments

With punters willing to part with thousands for tickets, touts are circling and supporters are being warned to beware.

Police nab Old Trafford scalpers... selling Lord Ferg's tickets
# D'oh!
From The42
# D'oh!

Police nab Old Trafford scalpers... selling Lord Ferg's tickets

Oct 26th 2011, 3:50 PM 388 Views 1 Comment

Tickets from the United manager’s personal allocation were flogged on the black market outside Old Trafford.

€10 Arthur’s Day tickets go for up to €300 on eBay
# My Goodness
# My Goodness

€10 Arthur’s Day tickets go for up to €300 on eBay

Jul 30th 2010, 3:26 PM 311 Views 0 Comments

The ticket touts come out in force.