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Ticket sales companies raise concern over timing of ticket touting bill due to effect of pandemic on events sector
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Ticket sales companies raise concern over timing of ticket touting bill due to effect of pandemic on events sector

Dec 9th 2020, 6:30 AM 12,945 Views 30 Comments

The bill proposes to ban the above price resale of tickets for live events.

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 17,836 Views 32 Comments

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

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

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

May 11th 2018, 5:54 PM 10,718 Views 7 Comments

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

Ticket reselling firm says that a ban on touts would just lead to more black market trade
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Ticket reselling firm says that a ban on touts would just lead to more black market trade

Mar 14th 2018, 6:01 AM 10,072 Views 40 Comments

Ticket resellers have claimed that introducing a new law won’t do anything.

Pat Hickey's trial date in Brazil set for November
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Pat Hickey's trial date in Brazil set for November

Sep 5th 2017, 4:42 PM 8,695 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors said that if Hickey doesn’t attend the trial, he would forfeit the €400,000 bond he paid.

The consumer watchdog will probe 'suspected anti-competitive conduct' in the ticket industry
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The consumer watchdog will probe 'suspected anti-competitive conduct' in the ticket industry

Jan 26th 2017, 2:11 PM 10,063 Views 22 Comments

The CCPC has launched a full investigation into the sector.

European Olympic Council expresses its "strong support" and "warmest wishes" for Pat Hickey
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European Olympic Council expresses its "strong support" and "warmest wishes" for Pat Hickey

Oct 21st 2016, 5:36 PM 18,113 Views 0 Comments

The expressions of support came at a meeting of European Olympic committees in Minsk, Belarus.

Dublin councillor bemoans fair-weather GAA fans as All-Ireland tickets go on sale for €600
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Dublin councillor bemoans fair-weather GAA fans as All-Ireland tickets go on sale for €600

Sep 13th 2016, 3:48 PM 37,587 Views 76 Comments

Mark Ward’s criticism comes as backbench Fine Gael TD Noel Rock prepares to publish bill to ban ticket touting in the coming weeks.

Rio police publish emails between Pat Hickey and THG discussing sale of Ireland's Olympics tickets
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Rio police publish emails between Pat Hickey and THG discussing sale of Ireland's Olympics tickets

Aug 23rd 2016, 10:20 PM 131,631 Views 0 Comments

The “weekly” emails date back to 2010. Rio police also told TheJournal.ie that they want to establish if FAI chief John Delaney was involved in the OCI’s sale of Rio tickets.

Olympic Council of Ireland will defend itself "to the hilt" - acting president
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Olympic Council of Ireland will defend itself "to the hilt" - acting president

Aug 18th 2016, 7:10 AM 23,959 Views 0 Comments

Former president Pat Hickey remains in a Rio hospital following his arrest by Brazilian police on touting charges yesterday.

OCI refuses to answer questions from Minister Shane Ross over ticket controversy
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OCI refuses to answer questions from Minister Shane Ross over ticket controversy

Aug 15th 2016, 7:58 AM 20,003 Views 0 Comments

Minister Shane Ross said that he was “absolutely stunned” by the decision.

Poll: Have you ever bought a ticket from a tout?
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Poll: Have you ever bought a ticket from a tout?

Aug 11th 2016, 9:47 AM 20,565 Views 50 Comments

Would you be willing to pay over the odds to get to the events you want to go to?

Irishman arrested in connection with touting at Olympics was selling tickets for €7,200 say police
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Irishman arrested in connection with touting at Olympics was selling tickets for €7,200 say police

Aug 8th 2016, 9:43 PM 33,518 Views 0 Comments

Irish national Kevin James Mallon was described as a director at British firm THG.

Anti-touting laws would just send business online - minister
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Anti-touting laws would just send business online - minister

Dec 1st 2011, 11:13 AM 2,920 Views 14 Comments

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