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From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: Why was there such controversy over Lizzo’s ticket sales? The Explainer

The Explainer: Why was there such controversy over Lizzo’s ticket sales?

Why did Lizzo tickets sell out so fast – and what’s happening with ticket reselling legislation?

From TheJournal.ie Fans criticise Ticketmaster over 'platinum' €140 tickets for Lizzo Dublin gig Injuicestice

Fans criticise Ticketmaster over 'platinum' €140 tickets for Lizzo Dublin gig

Fans also questioned the service charges they had been asked to pay.

From TheJournal.ie Tickets for Spice Girls in Croke Park have SOLD OUT as fans vent anger online Feeling Sad And Low

Tickets for Spice Girls in Croke Park have SOLD OUT as fans vent anger online

The tickets went on sale at 9am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Ticketmaster shuts down Seatwave as pressure mounts from new anti-tout law Seatwave

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ticketmaster has no plans at present to introduce 'dynamic pricing' in Ireland Touting

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ticketmaster warns Irish customers may have been affected by data breach Security

Ticketmaster warns Irish customers may have been affected by data breach

People who purchased, or attempted to purchase, tickets between February and 23 June 2018 could be at risk.

From TheJournal.ie Fans warned about websites selling fake Rolling Stones tickets It's Only Rock N Roll

Fans warned about websites selling fake Rolling Stones tickets

You can’t always get what you want.

From TheJournal.ie Google is cracking down on 'untrustworthy' ticket resellers Consumer Protection

Google is cracking down on 'untrustworthy' ticket resellers

The tech company will require vendors to meet certain criteria to advertise on its platform.

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 Minutes after Kendrick Lamar's Dublin gig sold out, tickets went on sale for twice the price Damn

Minutes after Kendrick Lamar's Dublin gig sold out, tickets went on sale for twice the price

“It’s very clear that [ticket touting is] getting worse,” Dublin TD Noel Rock said.

From TheJournal.ie Six of Ed Sheeran's concerts sell out in under 8 hours Irish Tour 2018

Six of Ed Sheeran's concerts sell out in under 8 hours

The English singer has seven Irish dates in Cork, Galway, Dublin and Belfast.

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

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

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

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 Live entertainment industry 'generates €1.7 billion and creates 11,000 jobs annually' Live Aid

Live entertainment industry 'generates €1.7 billion and creates 11,000 jobs annually'

The report was based on sales by Ticketmaster Ireland over a 12-month period.

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 An American woman paid €1,800 for tickets for U2 in Dublin - and they never arrived Still Haven't Found

An American woman paid €1,800 for tickets for U2 in Dublin - and they never arrived

She also revealed she was getting over a heartbreak.

From TheJournal.ie U2 tickets aren't on sale yet but they're ALREADY going for €1,000 online Booty-ful Day

U2 tickets aren't on sale yet but they're ALREADY going for €1,000 online

The tickets are being sold on Ticketmaster-owned Seatwave for all four Dublin shows.

From TheJournal.ie Keep your wits about you - there are a LOT of counterfeit tickets to big events doing the rounds Worthless

Keep your wits about you - there are a LOT of counterfeit tickets to big events doing the rounds

Ticketmaster have warned music and sporting fans to be on the lookout.

Here's what the panic for One Direction tickets was like around Ireland

A lot of mams and dads were heroes this morning.

Tickets for Hozier in Dublin are already selling for €400 online

There was an epic struggle for tickets this morning.

People are getting email reminders about the Garth Brooks concerts...

Seems no one at Ticketmaster thought to disable them. Oh dear.

From TheJournal.ie It's nearly over: almost half of Garth Brooks tickets refunded in a day Almost There

It's nearly over: almost half of Garth Brooks tickets refunded in a day

The end of the Croke Park concerts fiasco is nigh, folks…

From TheJournal.ie Ticketmaster delaying refunds process as Garth Brooks situation 'still ongoing' Big Money

Ticketmaster delaying refunds process as Garth Brooks situation 'still ongoing'

However the Environment Minister said he’s not going down the road of emergency legislation.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie What do you do now if you have a Garth Brooks ticket? In Pieces

What do you do now if you have a Garth Brooks ticket?

Ticketmaster said it is going to be “unprecedented” to sort out the ticket refunds, while Moran & Bewley’s Hotels plan to refund pre-paid rooms.

From TheJournal.ie Ticketmaster replaces Captcha for online sales Squiggly Lines

Ticketmaster replaces Captcha for online sales

New security check system uses colour contrasts to make those ‘squiggly lines’ more easy to identify.

The heartbreaking reality of trying to buy Garth Brooks tickets online

As told through Ticketmaster GIFs…

Explainer: How do you prove you've been to Electric Picnic before?

Organisers are offering discounted tickets to loyal fans, but how do you show you’ve been to the festival before?

From The42 Confirmed: Lions rugby tickets to go on general sale this Sunday Lions 2013 This post contains videos

Confirmed: Lions rugby tickets to go on general sale this Sunday

Get online this weekend and you could be joining Jonny, Jamie, Brian and Cian in Australia.

Ticketmaster apologises for Robbie Williams tickets mixup

Ticketmaster accidentally told some who applied for tickets to Williams’ oversubscribed Glasgow and Dublin gigs that they were successful due to a “database error”.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-touting laws would just send business online - minister Touting

Anti-touting laws would just send business online - minister

Enterprise minister Richard Bruton says it’s up to ticket sellers to enforce anti-touting rules – and that legislation wouldn’t help.