Musician James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem performs at   Coachella in 2010. He’s coming back to Stradbally and this time he’s bringing the band with him. Photograph: Michael Buckner/Getty Images

LCD Soundsystem, Lana Del Rey, The Chemical Brothers and New Order are among the first acts announced for this year’s Electric Picnic festival. They(...)

New Year’s Eve fireworks go off in Sydney Harbour, December 31st, 2015. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/EPA

Still deciding how to ring in 2016? There are plenty of celebrations taking place around Ireland on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day for all ages, fr(...)

U2 tickets were going for a premium on Seatwave. Photograph: Jordi Vidal/Redferns

Fergal Clancy is a U2 fan and he is not happy. “How can Ticketmaster stand over and promote ticket sales on Seatwave at more than double the face v(...)

U2 will perform in Belfast on November 18th and 19th, and in Dublin on November 23rd, 24th, 27th and 28th.

There will be no physical ticket sales for the forthcoming U2 concerts. Ticketmaster has announced that its six Irish dates announced for November wi(...)

Ryanair ‘not liable for the passenger’s care and assistance’. Photograph: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images

John O’Brennan was caught up in the recent air-traffic controllers dispute in France. “I was due to fly with Ryanair on April 8th from Dublin to Fa(...)

The scene outside St Stephens’s Green shopping centre where One Direction fans queued overnight for tickets. Photograph: Ciarán D’Arcy/The Irish Times

Tickets for One Direction’s much-anticipated return to Dublin next October sold out within 15 minutes today, as concert promoters MCD announced an ext(...)

Standing tickets for The Script’s hotly anticipated Croke Park gig next June sold out in under an hour this morning.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Tickets for Irish rock group The Script’s Croke Park gig next June have sold out, MCD Productions has announced. Tickets for the hotly anticipated Jun(...)

If I bought my tickets over the phone, online or through the Ticketmaster app, what do I have to do to secure my refund? You can relax. On July 15th a(...)

Tickets for the now cancelled Garth Brooks concerts in Dublin.  Photograph: Collins Photos.

Ticketmaster has announced refunds for people who bought Garth Brooks tickets will be available from Tuesday, July 15th. The company said the service (...) following a purchase on the website, a reader was sent to a partner page,

“When my quarterly bank statements came in December for my personal bank account, I noticed that €12 had been transferred from my account to Co(...)