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# mcd - This year 2022

Irish festivals sign up to campaign aimed at tackling sexual violence
# Festival Season
# Festival Season

Irish festivals sign up to campaign aimed at tackling sexual violence

May 20th 2022, 6:15 AM 8,881 Views 10 Comments

Electric Picnic is among the festivals signed up to the charter.

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MCD told not to advertise tickets 'from' a certain price unless it can show there are a reasonable number available
# Ad Watchdog
# Ad Watchdog

MCD told not to advertise tickets 'from' a certain price unless it can show there are a reasonable number available

Dec 17th 2019, 6:10 AM 13,334 Views 11 Comments

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
# Stevie Wonder
# Stevie Wonder

Some fans weren't at all happy about the sound at last night's Stevie Wonder gig

Jul 10th 2019, 7:48 AM 36,160 Views 72 Comments

The concert was his first show Irish show in over nine years.

New music festival in Dublin planned for this June Bank Holiday
# Dun Laoghaire Pier
# Dun Laoghaire Pier

New music festival in Dublin planned for this June Bank Holiday

Mar 23rd 2019, 9:30 AM 53,323 Views 22 Comments

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
# Tax Defaulters
# Tax Defaulters

Companies linked to Denis Desmond and Mario Rosenstock fined over incorrect tax declarations

Sep 11th 2018, 4:41 PM 23,179 Views 25 Comments

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
# Hearing Was A Friend Of Mine
# Hearing Was A Friend Of Mine

The Killers played Dublin last night - and basically everyone in the city could hear them

Jun 27th 2018, 8:10 AM 81,681 Views 48 Comments

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
# Marley Park
# Marley Park

Reports of festival goers 'getting crushed' in massive queues on the way in to Longitude

Jul 14th 2017, 6:51 PM 47,484 Views 69 Comments

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
# Tragic
# Tragic

"Shocked and devastated" - Kodaline pay tribute to girl who died at Dublin gig

Jul 11th 2016, 8:09 AM 42,289 Views 3 Comments

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'
# Festival Season
# Festival Season

South Dublin residents complain about concert-goers 'urinating at will all over the place'

Jun 2nd 2016, 9:49 AM 24,593 Views 42 Comments

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'
# Gunther Von Hagens
# Gunther Von Hagens

Display of Inside-Out animals 'will show people they're flesh and bone, just like us'

Jan 13th 2015, 7:15 AM 11,398 Views 15 Comments

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 From The Daily Edge

Here's who everybody is predicting for tomorrow's Croke Park announcement

Oct 30th 2014, 10:23 AM 7,369 Views 10 Comments

Just TELL US.

Well, who is it going to be?
# Croker
From The Daily Edge
# Croker

Well, who is it going to be?

Oct 29th 2014, 4:25 PM 24,314 Views 84 Comments

MCD will announce details of a Croke Park concert on Friday.

Man who sued MCD after breaking his ankle in Oxegen mud loses case
# Slippery Slope
# Slippery Slope

Man who sued MCD after breaking his ankle in Oxegen mud loses case

Oct 16th 2014, 3:55 PM 32,829 Views 61 Comments

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
# Marlay Park
From The Daily Edge
# Marlay Park

Kanye West promoters warn concertgoers to 'book travel in advance' after Arcade Fire chaos

Jul 2nd 2014, 11:25 AM 17,349 Views 37 Comments

MCD have said transport is “a matter for individual ticket-holders”.

Oxegen music festival will not take place this year
# MCD
From The Daily Edge
# MCD

Oxegen music festival will not take place this year

Apr 20th 2014, 8:44 AM 39,671 Views 57 Comments

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
# Pop Some Tags
From The Daily Edge
# Pop Some Tags

Macklemore and Ellie Goulding for Marley Park two days before Arctic Monkeys

Jan 28th 2014, 10:08 AM 3,765 Views 2 Comments

That’s three major events at Marlay Park in one month.

MCD successfully trolled the entire country with this tweet
# The Purple One
From The Daily Edge
# The Purple One

MCD successfully trolled the entire country with this tweet

Nov 26th 2013, 1:45 PM 6,108 Views 3 Comments

If all the Purple Rain drops were lemon drops and gum drops…

63 arrests at Eminem Slane gig
# Public Order
# Public Order

63 arrests at Eminem Slane gig

Aug 18th 2013, 8:05 PM 159,309 Views 164 Comments

Gardaí say the number is in line with previous events this size.

Eminem fans given a safety checklist by concert organisers
# Appropriate Dress
# Appropriate Dress

Eminem fans given a safety checklist by concert organisers

Aug 14th 2013, 10:29 AM 22,497 Views 86 Comments

The Dos and Don’ts of going to Slane Castle…

Benicàssim set to go ahead after promoter sells out to MCD boss
# Festivals
# Festivals

Benicàssim set to go ahead after promoter sells out to MCD boss

Jul 4th 2013, 10:54 AM 9,825 Views 4 Comments

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
# MCD
# MCD

Phoenix Park concerts given go-ahead, subject to strict new conditions

Jul 2nd 2013, 8:40 AM 11,921 Views 32 Comments

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
# Music Fest
From The Daily Edge
# Music Fest

Longitude: New summer music festival unveiled for Dublin

Feb 28th 2013, 8:50 AM 13,452 Views 63 Comments

Kraftwerk will headline the new festival in Marlay Park.

Bryan Adams is playing WHERE at the end of the month?
# All For Love
From The Daily Edge
# All For Love

Bryan Adams is playing WHERE at the end of the month?

Oct 12th 2012, 11:27 AM 10,353 Views 25 Comments

He’s playing a pretty small gig in Dublin real soon…

Man due in court over Swedish House Mafia assault
# Courts
# Courts

Man due in court over Swedish House Mafia assault

Oct 3rd 2012, 10:11 AM 4,254 Views 0 Comments

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?
# Chris Brown
From The Daily Edge
# Chris Brown

Just who is promoting Chris Brown's Dublin gig?

Sep 21st 2012, 1:08 PM 13,193 Views 42 Comments

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
# Concert Review
# Concert Review

Gardaí respond to MCD criticism - say they stand by their report

Sep 6th 2012, 8:18 PM 7,246 Views 33 Comments

An Garda Síochána have tonight released a statement, just hours after MCD issued one of their own.

The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes

Sep 6th 2012, 8:00 PM 6,528 Views 1 Comment

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

MCD slams Garda over Phoenix Park gig
# Concert Review
# Concert Review

MCD slams Garda over Phoenix Park gig

Sep 6th 2012, 6:12 PM 9,291 Views 60 Comments

“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
# Concerts
# Concerts

Swedish House Mafia fallout: Gardaí and MCD praise successful Marlay Park operations

Aug 31st 2012, 2:21 PM 4,726 Views 2 Comments

The enhanced security and policing operations have been praised and welcomed.

Marlay Park concerts: 53 arrests over three nights of gigs
# Marlay Park
# Marlay Park

Marlay Park concerts: 53 arrests over three nights of gigs

Aug 26th 2012, 9:46 AM 13,079 Views 56 Comments

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
# Electric Music
From The Daily Edge
# Electric Music

'Full body search': How Twitter saw the new security at Marlay Park

Aug 24th 2012, 10:23 AM 15,295 Views 36 Comments

Apparently you shouldn’t try to climb any walls.

The Evening Fix: Monday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Monday

Aug 20th 2012, 7:51 PM 7,456 Views 3 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

Swedish House Mafia: MCD chief links violence to cheap alcohol
# Swedish House Mafia
# Swedish House Mafia

Swedish House Mafia: MCD chief links violence to cheap alcohol

Aug 20th 2012, 3:30 PM 7,124 Views 49 Comments

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
# Illness
From The Daily Edge
# Illness

Nicki Minaj cancels Dublin gig over vocal issues

Aug 20th 2012, 1:13 PM 7,850 Views 43 Comments

Full refunds for disappointed ticket holders are now available from point of purchase.

Gardaí warn concert-goers of major crackdown at Marlay Park gigs
# Concerts
# Concerts

Gardaí warn concert-goers of major crackdown at Marlay Park gigs

Aug 16th 2012, 12:30 PM 12,854 Views 53 Comments

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’
# MCD
# MCD

MCD ‘should face ban on similar music events until it answers SHM Garda report’

Aug 3rd 2012, 9:57 AM 3,615 Views 33 Comments

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’
# Swedish House Mafia
# Swedish House Mafia

Swedish House Mafia fallout: MCD control centre ‘not fit for purpose’

Aug 2nd 2012, 7:49 PM 13,557 Views 73 Comments

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
# Phoenix Park
# Phoenix Park

Phoenix Park: Call for 'airport-style' security checks at some concerts

Jul 12th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,080 Views 27 Comments

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.

The Evening Fix: Wednesday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Wednesday

Jul 11th 2012, 8:06 PM 9,504 Views 3 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

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