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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Touting

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# resale
Ticket sales companies raise concern over timing of ticket touting bill due to effect of pandemic on events sector
The bill proposes to ban the above price resale of tickets for live events.
# Touting
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.
# 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.”
# toutlawed
Ticket reselling firm says that a ban on touts would just lead to more black market trade
Ticket resellers have claimed that introducing a new law won’t do anything.
# rio ticketing scandal
Pat Hickey's trial date in Brazil set for November
Prosecutors said that if Hickey doesn’t attend the trial, he would forfeit the €400,000 bond he paid.
# Touting
The consumer watchdog will probe 'suspected anti-competitive conduct' in the ticket industry
The CCPC has launched a full investigation into the sector.
# Minsk
European Olympic Council expresses its "strong support" and "warmest wishes" for Pat Hickey
The expressions of support came at a meeting of European Olympic committees in Minsk, Belarus.
# Touting
Dublin councillor bemoans fair-weather GAA fans as All-Ireland tickets go on sale for €600
Mark Ward’s criticism comes as backbench Fine Gael TD Noel Rock prepares to publish bill to ban ticket touting in the coming weeks.
# Olympic Council of Ireland
Rio police publish emails between Pat Hickey and THG discussing sale of Ireland's Olympics tickets
The “weekly” emails date back to 2010. Rio police also told that they want to establish if FAI chief John Delaney was involved in the OCI’s sale of Rio tickets.
# Pat Hickey
Olympic Council of Ireland will defend itself "to the hilt" - acting president
Former president Pat Hickey remains in a Rio hospital following his arrest by Brazilian police on touting charges yesterday.
# Rio 2016
OCI refuses to answer questions from Minister Shane Ross over ticket controversy
Minister Shane Ross said that he was “absolutely stunned” by the decision.
# Your Say
Poll: Have you ever bought a ticket from a tout?
Would you be willing to pay over the odds to get to the events you want to go to?
# Touting
Irishman arrested in connection with touting at Olympics was selling tickets for €7,200 say police
Irish national Kevin James Mallon was described as a director at British firm THG.
# Touting
Anti-touting laws would just send business online - minister
Enterprise minister Richard Bruton says it’s up to ticket sellers to enforce anti-touting rules – and that legislation wouldn’t help.