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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Taylor Swift

Last month
November 2023
Taylor Swift postpones Rio show due to 'extreme temperatures' after death of fan
The Rio Health Secretariat reported that Ana Benevides died on Friday evening after suffering cardiorespiratory arrest during Swift’s concert.
Taylor Swift’s Argentina concert turns political as presidential election nears
Fans waiting to watch the singer’s concert read posters encouraging them not to vote for one of the candidates.
The Explainer: How has Taylor Swift become (arguably) the world’s biggest music star?
Arts and culture journalist Louise Bruton explores how Taylor Swift became the powerful force in the music industry that she is today. We look at why the billionaire pop star is re-recording her albums, her many feuds, and the history of how she rose from a country music singer to the most streamed artist in the world.
July 2023
Coldplay fans face fees of over €2,440 for Dublin accommodation for Croke Park gigs
Most hotels are booked out and one-night stays in apartments can set you back over €2,400.
Tourism Minister seeks research into 'price spikes' at Irish hotels during big events
Minister Catherine Martin warned that the spikes have the potential to damage the sector’s reputation.
Gardaí warn Taylor Swift fans to be aware of unregulated vendors selling Eras tour tickets
Tickets for the American singer’s Dublin shows are going on sale on 20 July.
Taylor Swift adds third Aviva Stadium show in June 2024
The Shake it Off singer announced the new dates on her long-awaited tour on Twitter earlier today.
Taylor Swift fans left frustrated after bookings at Dublin hotel are cancelled
A number of people were informed yesterday that their booking could no longer be honoured.
June 2023
‘Rampant price gouging’ by hotels on dates of Taylor Swift's Dublin shows, Dáil hears
Swift is bringing her Eras tour to the Aviva Stadium next June.
Quiz: How well do you know the music of Taylor Swift?
The pop star will be performing at the Aviva Stadium on 28 and 29 June next year.
Poll: Will you try to get tickets for Taylor Swift?
Have your say.
Hotels must do the 'right thing’ with accommodation prices for Taylor Swift gigs, says minister
Paschal Donohoe says he has not held back in the past when concerns have been raised about prices.
Taylor Swift to bring her Eras tour to Dublin's Aviva stadium next June
She will play on 28 and 29 June 2024.
Last year
US Senate to hold committee hearing following Taylor Swift Ticketmaster chaos
Failures and delays on the Ticketmaster website that left fans unable to purchase tickets for the pop megastar’s tour.
Taylor Swift hits out at Ticketmaster over 'excruciating' US tour ticket sale chaos
Thousands of her fans were left unable to get tickets during presale earlier this week.
Taylor Swift triumphs at 2022 MTV Europe Music Awards as she claims top awards
From six nominations, Swift took home four awards.
Poll: Taylor Swift has released a new album; do you like her music?
‘Midnights’ is described as the tale of 13 sleepless nights in Swift’s life.
Quiz: How much do you know about Taylor Swift?
August slipped away into a moment in time…
All time
Taylor Swift attacks 'manipulative bully' who's bought her master tapes but Justin Bieber comes out to defend him
Swift and Scooter Braun have history but the latter now owns her back catalogue.
Taylor Swift fans are flat out speculating after she bought a raffle ticket for a GAA club in Limerick
Surely there’s a hidden message?
Here's where Taylor Swift and her boyf Joe Alwyn hung out in Limerick over Christmas
Her cats came along too.
Thank you, next: Why the Ariana Grande/Taylor Swift comparision is reductive AF
Women’s feelings aren’t one dimensional.
Pink might have predicted Kanye West would act the gowl nine years ago
It’s a pity nobody listened.
Lena Dunham thinks Calvin Harris was 'petty in public' following his break-up with Taylor Swift
Yeah, she’s not a fan.
Here's everything worth knowing about last night's American Music Awards
Don’t bother watching.
All the evidence that Donald Trump is actually a Taylor Swift stan
He must be slowly dying inside.
Taylor Swift breaks political silence to endorse Democrats
The US midterm elections are taking place next month.
'I feel differently': Taylor Swift has finally broken her silence on her political leanings
Taylor has been notoriously quiet up until this point.
Taylor Swift gigs had highest garda bill for event policing this year
The organisation has collected almost €1 million from organisers to cover policing at concerts, sports matches and other events.
1 year on: Taylor Swift's fans clutch dollar bills in support of victims of sexual assault
‘I just want to say that I’m sorry to everyone who ever wasn’t believed.’
Ireland's answer to Taylor Swift just released her first album, and Elton John is a huge fan
Meet Down’s newest musical export.
Taylor Swift and the Trumps could be invited to Karlie Kloss' wedding at the rate it's going
That’s a guestlist we wouldn’t mind having a peek at.
Why did Taylor Swift make Selena Gomez a cake she couldn't even eat?
These are the questions.
A couple got engaged during a Taylor Swift meet and greet, and her face was perfect
Surprised shock face made a comeback.
Taylor Swift brought Niall Horan out during her London gig to sing 'Slow Hands'
Eh, what about Dublin, Niall?
Dave Grohl shared how Taylor Swift saved him from embarrassment at Paul McCartney's gaff party
It turns out Taylor is a fairly big Foo Fighters fan.
From Taylor Swift to James Joyce: Here's what's happening this weekend
Here’s a round-up of the events taking place across Ireland over the weekend.
U2 sent Taylor Swift a gift to welcome her to Dublin ahead of tonight's Croke Park gig
Just a few hours to go…
Taylor Swift's dancers had themselves a full pamper sesh at a spa on South William Street
It’s all kicking off tomorrow night.
Taylor Swift kicked off her Reputation Tour with a tribute to victims of last year's Manchester Arena bombing
“You’ve shown that you have such incredible resilience to keep dancing.”