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# Ticketmaster

This year
Ticketmaster website crashes for some Coldplay fans, with two more Croke Park dates announced
Tickets for all four shows are on pre-sale now.
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.
Fancy heading to the Eurovision in Liverpool? The scramble for tickets begins today
You must have a Ticketmaster UK account to purchase tickets and fans are encouraged to create their account in advance.
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.
All time
Ticketmaster to remove exclusivity clauses from contracts with venues after agreement with regulator
Ticketmaster denied breaching competition law arising from the CCPC’s investigation but has agreed to a number of measures.
Ticketmaster commits to addressing regulator concerns but denies breaching competition law as part of lengthy probe
In 2017, the CCPC began an investigation in relation to the ticket sales and the operation of ticketing services for live events.
Ticketmaster is no longer refunding fees on returns for rescheduled gig tickets
The terms and conditions have been updated since earlier this month.
US Ticketmaster changes refund policy for rescheduled events - but Ireland hasn't followed suit
Refunds are no longer allowed for rescheduled gigs in the USA.
The Explainer: Why was there such controversy over Lizzo’s ticket sales?
Why did Lizzo tickets sell out so fast – and what’s happening with ticket reselling legislation?
Fans criticise Ticketmaster over 'platinum' €140 tickets for Lizzo Dublin gig
Fans also questioned the service charges they had been asked to pay.
Tickets for Spice Girls in Croke Park have SOLD OUT as fans vent anger online
The tickets went on sale at 9am this morning.
Westlife fans are raging after losing out on tickets due to 'network error' this morning
‘My nerves are shot.’
Ticketmaster shuts down Seatwave as pressure mounts from new anti-tout law
The move comes after the much-anticipated ticket touting law was approved by Cabinet in July.
Ticketmaster has no plans at present to introduce 'dynamic pricing' in Ireland
The company has started to roll out this system in the United States in a bid to tackle touting.
Ticketmaster warns Irish customers may have been affected by data breach
People who purchased, or attempted to purchase, tickets between February and 23 June 2018 could be at risk.
Fans warned about websites selling fake Rolling Stones tickets
You can’t always get what you want.
Google is cracking down on 'untrustworthy' ticket resellers
The tech company will require vendors to meet certain criteria to advertise on its platform.
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.
Minutes after Kendrick Lamar's Dublin gig sold out, tickets went on sale for twice the price
“It’s very clear that [ticket touting is] getting worse,” Dublin TD Noel Rock said.
Six of Ed Sheeran's concerts sell out in under 8 hours
The English singer has seven Irish dates in Cork, Galway, Dublin and Belfast.
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.
Over '10,000 unscrupulous applications' made for free tickets to Manchester benefit gig
Ticketmaster said it was aiming to ensure that “opportunists and touts” do not get their hands on tickets for the gig.
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%.
Live entertainment industry 'generates €1.7 billion and creates 11,000 jobs annually'
The report was based on sales by Ticketmaster Ireland over a 12-month period.
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.
A girl just accidentally spent €130 on 'Red Hot Chilli Pipers' tickets
An easy mistake to make.
An American woman paid €1,800 for tickets for U2 in Dublin - and they never arrived
She also revealed she was getting over a heartbreak.
U2 tickets aren't on sale yet but they're ALREADY going for €1,000 online
The tickets are being sold on Ticketmaster-owned Seatwave for all four Dublin shows.
Keep your wits about you - there are a LOT of counterfeit tickets to big events doing the rounds
Ticketmaster have warned music and sporting fans to be on the lookout.
Here's what the panic for One Direction tickets was like around Ireland
A lot of mams and dads were heroes this morning.
Tickets for Hozier in Dublin are already selling for €400 online
There was an epic struggle for tickets this morning.
Ticketmaster reminds those attending Electric Picnic to bring their 'willies'
Ah here.
People are getting email reminders about the Garth Brooks concerts...
Seems no one at Ticketmaster thought to disable them. Oh dear.
It's nearly over: almost half of Garth Brooks tickets refunded in a day
The end of the Croke Park concerts fiasco is nigh, folks…
Here's what people are planning to do with their Garth Brooks money
It’s like free money!
Ticketmaster delaying refunds process as Garth Brooks situation 'still ongoing'
However the Environment Minister said he’s not going down the road of emergency legislation.
What do you do now if you have a Garth Brooks ticket?
Ticketmaster said it is going to be “unprecedented” to sort out the ticket refunds, while Moran & Bewley’s Hotels plan to refund pre-paid rooms.
Ticketmaster replaces Captcha for online sales
New security check system uses colour contrasts to make those ‘squiggly lines’ more easy to identify.