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#ticket touting

# ticket-touting - Friday 25 January, 2019

Fast-tracked: Ticket touting law to ban above-face-value resales to come before the Dáil next week

The proposed legislation would ban the above-face-value resale of tickets for sporting and entertainment events.

# ticket-touting - Thursday 17 January, 2019

A threat to 350 jobs and 'unconstitutional' – here's Viagogo's legal memo to the State about tout laws

The government is seeking legal advice on issues raised by the ticket resale website.

# ticket-touting - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

From The42 GAA warn that they'll automatically cancel touted tickets for All-Ireland finals Statement

GAA warn that they'll automatically cancel touted tickets for All-Ireland finals

The association released a statement regarding the resale of tickets this morning.

# ticket-touting - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

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.

# ticket-touting - Friday 11 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge Deadmau5 absolutely tore into one of Ticketmaster's companies on Twitter over the issue of touting Touts Out

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

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

# ticket-touting - Friday 2 February, 2018

Irish U2 fans left disappointed as all Dublin tour dates sell out in under five minutes

Tickets for U2′s European sold out dates quickly appeared on Seatwave for up to triple the original price.

# ticket-touting - Thursday 14 December, 2017

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.

# ticket-touting - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Brazil's supreme court grants injunction to suspend Kevin Mallon's ticket touting court date

Mallon’s legal team told the court: “We are shouting but no one is listening.”

# ticket-touting - Friday 11 August, 2017

'Gouging will not be tolerated': GAA fans told not to risk buying above-face value tickets

The GAA has moved to cancel tickets for the Dublin-Tyrone game that are being sold at above face value.

# ticket-touting - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Ed Sheeran praised for 'protecting his true fans' by recalling 10,000 tickets

The recall only affected UK tour dates, according to a statement from Sheeran’s team.

# ticket-touting - Monday 12 June, 2017

Ticketmaster considering looking at people's social media before allowing them to buy tickets

Ticketmaster currently sells tickets for around 8,000 events in Ireland every year.

# ticket-touting - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Ticketmaster and Seatwave aren't happy with proposed new ticket touting law

The proposed new law will make it illegal to resale tickets for a profit of more than 10%.

# ticket-touting - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Michael Healy-Rae on ticket touts: 'Do it the Al Capone way, they got him on taxes'

TDs urged action to prevent exorbitant ticket touting in a Dáil debate yesterday.

# ticket-touting - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Calls to fast-track anti-ticket touting law as U2 tickets sell for more than €1,000

Dublin North West TD Noel Rock said he would be raising the issue with Taoiseach Enda Kenny this afternoon.

# ticket-touting - Sunday 11 September, 2016

"This has been a life-changing experience" - Pat Hickey responds to ticketing charges

On Friday night Hickey, who has temporarily stepped aside as President of the Olympic Council of Ireland, was charged with criminal organisation, ticket touting, ambush marketing, larceny, money laundering, and tax evasion.

# ticket-touting - Monday 22 August, 2016

Romario declares himself satisfied with action on what he terms the 'ticket mafia'

Former OCI president Pat Hickey, who has been at the notorious Bangu prison in Rio since Thursday, may not now face a judge until later in the week.

OCI member calls Pat Hickey's arrest in front of TV cameras a "total and absolute disgrace"

The body’s executive committee met last night for the first time since the scandal broke.

# ticket-touting - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Brazilian police have confiscated passports, laptops and phones from OCI officials in Rio today

Detained former OCI chief Pat Hickey will appear before a Brazilian judge on Tuesday as part of an investigation into black market ticket sales.

# ticket-touting - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Ticket touting for sports and music events could be coming to an end

A new Bill aims to prevent people selling a ticket above the cost price.

Shane Ross is on his way to Rio to get answers over the Olympics ticket scandal

The controversy kicked off with an arrest of an Irishman last week. Tonight Sports Minister Shane Ross will want answers from the Olympic Council of Ireland.

# ticket-touting - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Irishman arrested in Rio on suspicion of ticket touting

The Department of Foreign Affairs says it is providing consular assistance.

# ticket-touting - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Police arrest 29 over alleged Olympics ticket touting

One man was found to have been selling tickets for £1,100 each.