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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ticket touting: New law to ban above-face value resales approved by Cabinet Concert Tickets

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish U2 fans left disappointed as all Dublin tour dates sell out in under five minutes Ticket Touting

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Australian man jailed in Singapore for selling forged Ed Sheeran concert passes Ticket Touting

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Brazil's supreme court grants injunction to suspend Kevin Mallon's ticket touting court date Rio 2016

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ed Sheeran praised for 'protecting his true fans' by recalling 10,000 tickets Ticket Touting

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ticketmaster considering looking at people's social media before allowing them to buy tickets Ticket Touting

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ticketmaster and Seatwave aren't happy with proposed new ticket touting law Maurice Quinlivan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie "This has been a life-changing experience" - Pat Hickey responds to ticketing charges Olympic Council Of Ireland

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Romario declares himself satisfied with action on what he terms the 'ticket mafia' Ticket Touting

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

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.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian police have confiscated passports, laptops and phones from OCI officials in Rio today Ticket Touting

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ticket touting for sports and music events could be coming to an end Tickets Get Your Tickets

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

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

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman arrested in Rio on suspicion of ticket touting Olympics

Irishman arrested in Rio on suspicion of ticket touting

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

From TheJournal.ie Police arrest 29 over alleged Olympics ticket touting London2012

Police arrest 29 over alleged Olympics ticket touting

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