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U2 perform at Croke Park in July 2017. Tickets for the sold-out gig appeared within minutes on Ticketmaster-owned secondary site Seatwave. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The scourge of ticket-touting has been a regular trigger for fan despair in recent years, with the above-average level of resales for U2 and Coldplay’(...)

Deirdre Garvey, CEO of The Wheel, and environmental campaigner Duncan Stewart at the charity summit. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

Charities are struggling to meet the growing demands of State regulators, which is adding to the “administrative burden” they face, a conference held (...)

Mick  is flailing his arms, waggling his bum and generally Jaggering (it’s a verb). Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

At 8.30 in Croke Park a man starts playing the bongos and suddenly his Satanic Majesty himself, Mick Jagger, is there in a long silver coat, twirling (...)

Dublin’s Brian Fenton celebrates in front of Hill 16 last year. Even the suggestion of flogging the naming rights to historic Croke Park is sacrilege for many. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The pleasure of slapping their brand on the venue still fondly known as “the Point” by a certain generation hasn’t come cheap for Three Ireland, but m(...)

Cavan players celebrate clinching promotion back  to the top flight after the last-gasp win over Tipperary at  Kingspan Breffni Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

To Croke Park, then, for the handing down of the first bits of tin of 2018. The Allianz League finals across all four divisions are down for decision(...)

 GAA commercial director Peter McKenna speaking at the launch of the association’s annual financial report at Croke Park on Wednesday. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Croke Park stadium director Peter McKenna has criticised the “opportunism” of Dublin hotels and its impact on conference business in the city. He was(...)

Tom Ryan:  welcomed the figures as “arresting the drop of recent years” and said that the average attendance at an All-Ireland championship fixture had grown to 21,723. Photograph:  Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

The GAA’s top finance officer believes that the new championship formats being introduced this year will not have a major impact on income. Tom Ryan (...)

U2 on stage at  Croke Park in July 2017. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/ The Irish Times

U2 have announced they will play Dublin and Belfast as part of the European leg of their eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE 2018 tour. The announcement was made o(...)

Dublin’s Noelle Healy and Lydsey Davey celebrate at the final whistle after the victory over Mayo in the  All-Ireland final  at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There’s a terrific moment in the early minutes of Cormac Hargaden’s film on the Dublin ladies football team, Blues Sisters. It’s half-time in their L(...)

  Australians  voted for  laws to be changed to allow same-sex marriage. Photograph: James Alcock/Getty Images

The outcome of the plebiscite on same-sex marriage was almost identical in Ireland and Australia, the yes side winning by 62 per cent to 38 per cent. (...)

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