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This year
MCD apologises after 'premature' announcement of Noel Gallagher gig in Dublin this summer
Tickets were due to go on sale this Friday at 9am.
Last year
Irish festivals sign up to campaign aimed at tackling sexual violence
Electric Picnic is among the festivals signed up to the charter.
All time
MCD told not to advertise tickets 'from' a certain price unless it can show there are a reasonable number available
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
The concert was his first show Irish show in over nine years.
New music festival in Dublin planned for this June Bank Holiday
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
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
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
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
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'
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'
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
Well, who is it going to be?
MCD will announce details of a Croke Park concert on Friday.
Man who sued MCD after breaking his ankle in Oxegen mud loses case
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
MCD have said transport is “a matter for individual ticket-holders”.
Oxegen music festival will not take place this year
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
That’s three major events at Marlay Park in one month.
MCD successfully trolled the entire country with this tweet
If all the Purple Rain drops were lemon drops and gum drops…
63 arrests at Eminem Slane gig
Gardaí say the number is in line with previous events this size.
Eminem fans given a safety checklist by concert organisers
The Dos and Don’ts of going to Slane Castle…
Benicàssim set to go ahead after promoter sells out to MCD boss
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
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
Kraftwerk will headline the new festival in Marlay Park.
Bryan Adams is playing WHERE at the end of the month?
He’s playing a pretty small gig in Dublin real soon…
Man due in court over Swedish House Mafia assault
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?
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
An Garda Síochána have tonight released a statement, just hours after MCD issued one of their own.
The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
MCD slams Garda over Phoenix Park gig
“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
The enhanced security and policing operations have been praised and welcomed.
Marlay Park concerts: 53 arrests over three nights of gigs
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
Apparently you shouldn’t try to climb any walls.
The Evening Fix: Monday
Things we learned, loved and shared today…
Swedish House Mafia: MCD chief links violence to cheap alcohol
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
Full refunds for disappointed ticket holders are now available from point of purchase.
Gardaí warn concert-goers of major crackdown at Marlay Park gigs
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’
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’
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
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.