Govt Urged To Act On Anti-Touting Legislation

The government has been urged again to commit to a date for the introduction of anti-touting legislation as Spice Girls tickets sell hundreds of euro above face value.

Author of the legislation, Fine Gael TD Noel Rock, said: "The exploitation of fans needs to Stop right now. Legislation is sorely needed here which is why I am lobbying Government to enact my touting proposals as soon as possible.

"If we Wannabe good legislators, we've got to buck this trend.

"Tickets for the gig are already selling for €450 on Viagogo, the main facilitator of touting.

"This is far Too Much. You'd need to be Posh Spice to afford this Scary price.

"Real fans are sick of paying through the nose for tickets to concerts in Ireland.

"It will be great when this legislation finally passes, but action needs to be taken now," the Dublin North-West TD said.


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