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Taoiseach says he would like to see Garth Brooks perform in Cork next year
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Taoiseach says he would like to see Garth Brooks perform in Cork next year

Sep 23rd 2021, 5:37 PM 11,019 Views 29 Comments

In 2014, Micheál Martin called for legislation to allow Brooks to play five nights at Croke Park.

Garth Brooks saga: Three Croke Park concerts approved for 2022, applications in for two more
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Garth Brooks saga: Three Croke Park concerts approved for 2022, applications in for two more

Sep 23rd 2021, 11:56 AM 30,404 Views 46 Comments

“If I get to play and go to Ireland and play music again, we will be the luckiest people on the planet,” Garth Brooks said this week.

From full steam ahead to cancelled: How are other countries handling concerts and festivals?
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From full steam ahead to cancelled: How are other countries handling concerts and festivals?

Aug 25th 2021, 4:44 PM 16,822 Views 20 Comments

Pressure is mounting on the government to review the restrictions on live music events in Ireland.

Taoiseach and Tánaiste to meet live event reps next week as pressure mounts to reopen entertainment sector
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Taoiseach and Tánaiste to meet live event reps next week as pressure mounts to reopen entertainment sector

Aug 25th 2021, 6:00 AM 7,028 Views 5 Comments

Government has said it will follow through with its commitments to provide a comprehensive plan for the sector.

Poll: Would you go to a pilot live concert?
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Poll: Would you go to a pilot live concert?

Jun 11th 2021, 10:06 AM 22,102 Views 65 Comments

James Vincent McMorrow played a pilot live gig in Iveagh Gardens in Dublin last night.

Here is the full list of pilot music and sport events confirmed for June and July
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Here is the full list of pilot music and sport events confirmed for June and July

Updated May 28th 2021, 11:55 PM 19,703 Views 7 Comments

Some large pilot concerts and matches, plus smaller outdoor events, are lined up for next month.

Poll: Should drug testing facilities be available at music festivals?
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Poll: Should drug testing facilities be available at music festivals?

Dec 29th 2020, 10:50 AM 31,032 Views 51 Comments

Drug testing could be up and running for music festivals next summer (if they are able to take place).

Poll: Have you bought any concert tickets for next year?
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Poll: Have you bought any concert tickets for next year?

Dec 9th 2020, 9:34 AM 33,048 Views 44 Comments

Tickets for the festival Longitude scheduled to take place in July 2021 have already almost fully sold out.

Public will not be refunded if concerts in 2021 are rescheduled, Varadkar warns
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Public will not be refunded if concerts in 2021 are rescheduled, Varadkar warns

Dec 3rd 2020, 2:31 PM 42,927 Views 21 Comments

The Tánaiste said it may be “some time yet” before mass gatherings are allowed.

Talks ongoing about holding large sporting events and concerts under Level 1 and 2
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Talks ongoing about holding large sporting events and concerts under Level 1 and 2

Oct 14th 2020, 7:00 PM 20,019 Views 14 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin says she hopes some smaller live performances will take place before Christmas.

Support package worth millions for live gigs and music industry to form part of Budget
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Support package worth millions for live gigs and music industry to form part of Budget

Oct 10th 2020, 6:30 AM 17,175 Views 92 Comments

Live music venues, big and small, will be able to apply for a minimum of €10,000 under the scheme,

Ban on alcohol at gigs under consideration in a bid to allow music events resume
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Ban on alcohol at gigs under consideration in a bid to allow music events resume

Aug 31st 2020, 2:15 PM 18,784 Views 54 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly and Minister for Arts Catherine Martin are meeting artists today.

Series of concerts held in Germany to study whether large events can safely resume
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Series of concerts held in Germany to study whether large events can safely resume

Aug 22nd 2020, 4:50 PM 25,987 Views 14 Comments

Only young, healthy volunteers were allowed to attend in a bid to limit infection risks.

Music venues take cautiously optimistic approach as live gigs return with social distancing
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Music venues take cautiously optimistic approach as live gigs return with social distancing

Aug 15th 2020, 9:00 PM 43,993 Views 19 Comments

As music venues slowly begin to host live gigs again, they face a series of financial and logistical challenges.

Poll: Would you go to a socially-distanced concert?
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Poll: Would you go to a socially-distanced concert?

Aug 14th 2020, 9:29 AM 69,544 Views 93 Comments

Images of a socially-distanced concert in England were widely shared during the week.

Outdoor gatherings of up to 5,000 people could take place from September, says Taoiseach
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Outdoor gatherings of up to 5,000 people could take place from September, says Taoiseach

Jun 16th 2020, 3:39 PM 36,526 Views 27 Comments

Cinemas could reopen in August, said Taoiseach Leo Varadkar today.

Some fans weren't at all happy about the sound at last night's Stevie Wonder gig
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Some fans weren't at all happy about the sound at last night's Stevie Wonder gig

Jul 10th 2019, 7:48 AM 36,079 Views 72 Comments

The concert was his first show Irish show in over nine years.

Extra trains running this weekend for Bon Jovi and Noel Gallagher concerts
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Extra trains running this weekend for Bon Jovi and Noel Gallagher concerts

Jun 15th 2019, 6:30 AM 25,116 Views 20 Comments

Additional security and Garda resources will be in operation on Irish Rail trains over the weekend.

Some fans weren't happy about the sound quality at last night's Spice Girls gig
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Some fans weren't happy about the sound quality at last night's Spice Girls gig

May 25th 2019, 12:25 PM 41,175 Views 77 Comments

Spice Girls’ Mel B said she hopes the sound quality will be “much, much better” at future gigs.

Man pleads guilty to defrauding 8 people out of €1,952 worth of concert tickets that didn’t exist
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Man pleads guilty to defrauding 8 people out of €1,952 worth of concert tickets that didn’t exist

Feb 20th 2019, 4:29 PM 25,439 Views 0 Comments

No compensation has been paid to the would be concert goers from the new charges.

How John Reynolds changed the club and festival scenes - and Ireland along the way
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How John Reynolds changed the club and festival scenes - and Ireland along the way

Oct 27th 2018, 7:30 AM 28,155 Views 8 Comments

The death of the promoter has sent a wave of shock through the Irish music and festival scenes.

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

Jul 24th 2018, 2:57 PM 19,242 Views 70 Comments

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

Ticketmaster has no plans at present to introduce 'dynamic pricing' in Ireland
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Ticketmaster has no plans at present to introduce 'dynamic pricing' in Ireland

Jul 15th 2018, 7:45 AM 17,851 Views 32 Comments

The company has started to roll out this system in the United States in a bid to tackle touting.

Poll: Is it okay to chat through a gig?
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Poll: Is it okay to chat through a gig?

Apr 9th 2018, 2:09 PM 20,621 Views 49 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Dublin City Council gives the go-ahead for Rolling Stones Croke Park gig
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Dublin City Council gives the go-ahead for Rolling Stones Croke Park gig

Mar 20th 2018, 3:21 PM 22,062 Views 34 Comments

Tickets will go on sale this Friday.

Lady Gaga cancels remainder of European tour citing 'severe pain'
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Lady Gaga cancels remainder of European tour citing 'severe pain'

Feb 3rd 2018, 8:39 AM 23,419 Views 28 Comments

The singer suffers from fibromyalgia, a condition which can cause severe pain all over the body.

Aiken Promotions will apply for Croke Park gig to take place on 17 May
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Aiken Promotions will apply for Croke Park gig to take place on 17 May

Feb 1st 2018, 11:12 AM 35,354 Views 62 Comments

It would join two Taylor Swift gigs on 15 and 16 June and Michael Bublé on 7 July.

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

Dec 14th 2017, 10:14 AM 8,941 Views 25 Comments

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

Undercover FBI agent helped foil bomb plot in Times Square
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Undercover FBI agent helped foil bomb plot in Times Square

Oct 7th 2017, 2:24 PM 21,263 Views 0 Comments

The men in question also allegedly planned to target concerts in New York.

People have been queuing up since yesterday to get tickets to one of Ed Sheeran's Irish shows
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People have been queuing up since yesterday to get tickets to one of Ed Sheeran's Irish shows

Jul 7th 2017, 8:29 PM 18,538 Views 32 Comments

Tickets for these shows officially go on sale online and from Ticketmaster outlets nationwide tomorrow morning at 9am.

Poll: Are you less likely to go to a concert/sporting event following the Manchester attack?
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Poll: Are you less likely to go to a concert/sporting event following the Manchester attack?

May 24th 2017, 9:02 AM 25,432 Views 43 Comments

Up to 5,000 soldiers will be deployed on British streets following the attack.

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

Jun 2nd 2016, 9:49 AM 24,436 Views 42 Comments

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

How well do you know your big, big summer concerts?
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How well do you know your big, big summer concerts?

May 28th 2016, 9:30 PM 24,885 Views 23 Comments

The Boss is in town. What better time to check your knowledge of the biggest summer gigs?

6 moments you missed from Adele's Dublin gig last night
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# Hello

6 moments you missed from Adele's Dublin gig last night

Mar 5th 2016, 9:28 AM 13,008 Views 3 Comments

We could have had it aaaaaall.

U2 are being really sound to young Irish musicians
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U2 are being really sound to young Irish musicians

Sep 9th 2015, 8:10 PM 21,318 Views 69 Comments

They’re not pocketing all the cash from their Irish shows – some will go towards supporting the ‘next U2′.

Here's how we're going to avoid another Garth Brooks 'fiasco'
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Here's how we're going to avoid another Garth Brooks 'fiasco'

Jun 23rd 2015, 2:09 PM 13,619 Views 24 Comments

New rules are going to take effect from October.

Dublin hotel lashes out at Ed Sheeran fans in scathing Facebook post
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# Watch Your Ed

Dublin hotel lashes out at Ed Sheeran fans in scathing Facebook post

Feb 26th 2015, 5:41 PM 11,040 Views 11 Comments

Charleville Lodge Hotel is at it again.

A college newspaper published Jack White's ridiculous rider and Jack White isn't happy
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# Rock And Roll

A college newspaper published Jack White's ridiculous rider and Jack White isn't happy

Feb 7th 2015, 11:53 AM 6,726 Views 8 Comments

“This is a no banana tour.”

Gardaí received close to €5million for policing private events this year
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Gardaí received close to €5million for policing private events this year

Dec 30th 2014, 4:37 PM 9,154 Views 39 Comments

The figure has increased since 2012.

Christy Moore cancels another gig due to severe lung infection
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Christy Moore cancels another gig due to severe lung infection

Dec 30th 2014, 3:36 PM 13,159 Views 26 Comments

The musician has postponed his Castlebar concert.

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