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# Tickets

This year
# Home Advantage
23,000 tickets sold for Leinster clash in reduced-capacity Aviva Stadium
Leicester have taken 500 tickets for the clash on Good Friday.
# Land down under
Multi-talented Rowe eyes World Cup dream as Ireland's Quinn hits out at 'unfair' ticket allocation
The Girls In Green’s first-ever major tournament is moving into full view.
Last year
# Snap Them Up
GAA announce details for 2023 season tickets with prices unchanged
The scheme returned this year after being impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
All time
# nightlife
Revised nightclub regulations: Isolation rooms and one-metre social distance in bar queues
Late-night venues will need to have the ticketing system ready for customers tomorrow.
# Ticket Hunt
Croke Park capacity set at 41,150 for All-Ireland senior football final
Mayo face Tyrone in the decider on 11 September.
# Your Say
Poll: Have you ever paid above the odds for a ticket?
The President has signed into law a Bill to ban ticket touting for large events.
# resale
Ticket sales companies raise concern over timing of ticket touting bill due to effect of pandemic on events sector
The bill proposes to ban the above price resale of tickets for live events.
# Criticism
Dublin City Council defends decision to make GAA homecoming event ticketed
The ticketing of the event has been criticised by some Dublin GAA fans.
# all ireland semi final
Dublin and Mayo fans frustrated by long delays as first allocation of tickets sells out
More tickets are expected to go on general sale in the coming days ahead of the eagerly awaited clash.
# 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?
# Baku calling
Arsenal and Chelsea return over half of 12,000 ticket allocation for Europa League final
The Premier League rivals meet in Baku on Wednesday night in this year’s Europa League final.
# like hot cakes
Ticket details for Champions League final between Liverpool and Spurs revealed
Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano will host the all-English clash on Saturday, 1 June.
# any tickets?
Ticket details announced for Leinster's Champions Cup semi-final date with Toulouse
Prices for this month’s clash in the Aviva Stadium start at €25.
# any tickets?
Ticket details announced for Munster's Champions Cup semi-final against Sarries
The Munster Rugby Supporters Club have just opened a lottery.
# Deception
Man pleads guilty to defrauding 8 people out of €1,952 worth of concert tickets that didn’t exist
No compensation has been paid to the would be concert goers from the new charges.
# gig guide
7 gigs on throughout January that you can still get tickets for
Looking to escape the January blues?
# RWC19
'The demand from Japanese fans for Irish tickets is astronomical as well'
A very different adventure awaits rugby supporters at the World Cup in Japan later this year.
# 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.
# be in the audience live: Join us as we interview Matt Cooper about all things Michael O'Leary and Ryanair
Here’s how to get your tickets.
# resale
Irish arm of global ticket reselling firm Viagogo increases profits by 101%
Viagogo operates a customer call centre in Limerick for customers.
# Going for nothing
Free tickets offered for FAI Cup finals in the hopes of boosting attendance figures
All U16s clubs and below as well as schools around the country will be given free admittance.
# limited numbers
Over 10,000 people apply for tickets for Late Late Show London special
There are just 1,000 tickets available.
# Stradbally calling
Early bird tickets for next year's Electric Picnic sell out
More tickets will go on sale in 2019.
# Stradbally
Public warned about fake print-at-home Electric Picnic tickets
The festival begins next weekend – Gardaí are advising people not to fall for ‘print-at-home’ ticket scams.
# 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.
# Papal mass
Extra trains to be put on for Pope's visit to Phoenix Park
Irish Rail has also laid on special services from Westport, Ballina and Athlone to/from Claremorris for the Knock shrine event on Sunday 26 August.
# 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.
# 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.
# Nope to the pope
People who are binning tickets to see the Pope are 'wrong, petty and mean-spirited' says Taoiseach
Varadkar added the move was “not legitimate protest”.
# papal attraction
Tickets for the Pope's visit to Knock booked out in just four hours
Francis will visit Ireland for two days in August.
# ticket masster
Tickets for the Pope's Knock and Phoenix Park events available on Monday
500,000 tickets have been issued for the Phoenix Park Mass while there will be a capacity of 45,000 people at Knock.
# good odds
Frenchman wins €1 million twice in eighteen months
It was a feat mathematicians said carried odds of around 16 trillion to one.
# Price Hikes
Real Madrid fans return 1,000 Champions League final tickets as price hikes spell misery
Spiralling accommodation and travel costs have deterred supporters from travelling to Kiev.
# Derby Day
Munster return 1,000 tickets ahead of Leinster semi-final at the RDS
The eastern province yesterday confirmed the returns from the away allocation.
# Tickets
Be part of the audience for The42 Rugby Show Champions Cup preview night
Murray Kinsella, Gavan Casey and special guest Eddie O’Sullivan will be breaking down two huge semi-finals.
# it's only rock n roll
Fans warned about websites selling fake Rolling Stones tickets
You can’t always get what you want.
# 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.
# 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.
# don't be duped
'There'll be war': Ireland fans urged not to buy fake tickets from Welsh touts
The Boys in Green take on Wales in Cardiff next month.
# ticket ads
Ennis man who stole €460 from Ed Sheeran fans jailed for 9 months
The court heard about the man’s efforts to address his drink and drug use.