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MCD told not to advertise tickets 'from' a certain price unless it can show there are a reasonable number available
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MCD told not to advertise tickets 'from' a certain price unless it can show there are a reasonable number available

Dec 17th 2019, 6:10 AM 13,261 Views 11 Comments

A complaint had been made about a 3Arena event with a ticket price listed as “from €51 incl booking fee”.

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 36,015 Views 72 Comments

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

New music festival in Dublin planned for this June Bank Holiday
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New music festival in Dublin planned for this June Bank Holiday

Mar 23rd 2019, 9:30 AM 53,239 Views 22 Comments

Promoters MCD hope to make Dun Laoghaire Pier the home for gigs over three days this June bank holiday.

Companies linked to Denis Desmond and Mario Rosenstock fined over incorrect tax declarations
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Companies linked to Denis Desmond and Mario Rosenstock fined over incorrect tax declarations

Sep 11th 2018, 4:41 PM 23,100 Views 25 Comments

A medical consultant, a fisherman and a locksmith also featured on the quarterly list of tax defaulters.

The Killers played Dublin last night - and basically everyone in the city could hear them
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The Killers played Dublin last night - and basically everyone in the city could hear them

Jun 27th 2018, 8:10 AM 81,301 Views 48 Comments

The Las Vegas rockers played a bit of a noisy one in the RDS.

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

Jul 14th 2017, 6:51 PM 47,377 Views 69 Comments

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

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

Jul 11th 2016, 8:09 AM 42,139 Views 3 Comments

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

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 24,399 Views 42 Comments

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

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

Jan 13th 2015, 7:15 AM 11,333 Views 15 Comments

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

Here's who everybody is predicting for tomorrow's Croke Park announcement

Here's who everybody is predicting for tomorrow's Croke Park announcement

Oct 30th 2014, 10:23 AM 7,343 Views 10 Comments

Just TELL US.

Well, who is it going to be?
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# Croker

Well, who is it going to be?

Oct 29th 2014, 4:25 PM 24,302 Views 86 Comments

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

The 5 at 5: Thursday
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The 5 at 5: Thursday

Oct 16th 2014, 4:58 PM 6,822 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

Oct 16th 2014, 3:55 PM 32,748 Views 63 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 2nd 2014, 11:25 AM 17,328 Views 37 Comments

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

Oxegen music festival will not take place this year
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# MCD

Oxegen music festival will not take place this year

Apr 20th 2014, 8:44 AM 39,609 Views 57 Comments

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

Macklemore and Ellie Goulding for Marley Park two days before Arctic Monkeys
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# Pop Some Tags

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

Jan 28th 2014, 10:08 AM 3,713 Views 2 Comments

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

MCD successfully trolled the entire country with this tweet
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# The Purple One

MCD successfully trolled the entire country with this tweet

Nov 26th 2013, 1:45 PM 6,032 Views 3 Comments

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

63 arrests at Eminem Slane gig
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63 arrests at Eminem Slane gig

Aug 18th 2013, 8:05 PM 159,124 Views 164 Comments

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

Eminem fans given a safety checklist by concert organisers
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Eminem fans given a safety checklist by concert organisers

Aug 14th 2013, 10:29 AM 22,463 Views 86 Comments

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

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

Jul 4th 2013, 10:54 AM 9,802 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Jul 2nd 2013, 8:40 AM 11,874 Views 32 Comments

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

Longitude: New summer music festival unveiled for Dublin
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# Music Fest

Longitude: New summer music festival unveiled for Dublin

Feb 28th 2013, 8:50 AM 13,416 Views 63 Comments

Kraftwerk will headline the new festival in Marlay Park.

Bryan Adams is playing WHERE at the end of the month?
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# All For Love

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

Oct 12th 2012, 11:27 AM 10,340 Views 25 Comments

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

Man due in court over Swedish House Mafia assault
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Man due in court over Swedish House Mafia assault

Oct 3rd 2012, 10:11 AM 4,237 Views 0 Comments

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

Just who is promoting Chris Brown's Dublin gig?
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# Chris Brown

Just who is promoting Chris Brown's Dublin gig?

Sep 21st 2012, 1:08 PM 13,134 Views 42 Comments

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.

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

Sep 6th 2012, 8:18 PM 7,226 Views 33 Comments

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

The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes
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The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes

Sep 6th 2012, 8:00 PM 6,504 Views 1 Comment

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

MCD slams Garda over Phoenix Park gig
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MCD slams Garda over Phoenix Park gig

Sep 6th 2012, 6:12 PM 9,270 Views 60 Comments

“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.

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

Aug 31st 2012, 2:21 PM 4,654 Views 2 Comments

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

Marlay Park concerts: 53 arrests over three nights of gigs
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Marlay Park concerts: 53 arrests over three nights of gigs

Aug 26th 2012, 9:46 AM 13,017 Views 56 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 24th 2012, 10:23 AM 15,252 Views 36 Comments

Apparently you shouldn’t try to climb any walls.

The Evening Fix: Monday
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The Evening Fix: Monday

Aug 20th 2012, 7:51 PM 7,428 Views 3 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

Swedish House Mafia: MCD chief links violence to cheap alcohol
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Swedish House Mafia: MCD chief links violence to cheap alcohol

Aug 20th 2012, 3:30 PM 6,967 Views 49 Comments

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

Nicki Minaj cancels Dublin gig over vocal issues
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# Illness

Nicki Minaj cancels Dublin gig over vocal issues

Aug 20th 2012, 1:13 PM 7,825 Views 43 Comments

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

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

Aug 16th 2012, 12:30 PM 12,637 Views 53 Comments

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

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

Aug 3rd 2012, 9:57 AM 3,562 Views 33 Comments

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.

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

Aug 2nd 2012, 7:49 PM 13,419 Views 73 Comments

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”.

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

Jul 12th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,058 Views 28 Comments

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.

The Evening Fix: Wednesday
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The Evening Fix: Wednesday

Jul 11th 2012, 8:06 PM 9,478 Views 3 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

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

Jul 11th 2012, 4:30 PM 6,868 Views 67 Comments

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.

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