Sunday February 23, 2020

New law will take on Euro 2020 ticket touts

State has assured Uefa changes will be made in time for Aviva Stadium to co-host tournament

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
19th June, 2016
4
Irish fans enjoy the atmosphere in Bordeaux Picture: Inpho

New legislation to clamp down on ticket touts will be brought in for the Euro 2020 in Dublin.

As the Irish team continues its quest to qualify from Group E at Euro 2016 in France, it has emerged that the government has given Uefa a guarantee to make the changes when Dublin’s Aviva Stadium hosts the Euro 2020 group games. It is going to draw up legislation to ensure that touts can be penalised. At the...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

The narrative of the Sinn Féin surge suggests that politics in Ireland is becoming more polarised like in the US and Britain, but the reality is far more complex

Colin Murphy | 1 week ago

Bank chief McDonagh says move would create better work environment for young parents and people with caring responsibilities

Killian Woods | 1 week ago

Despite a belated show of independence, the US attorney general has been a willing pawn in Trump’s interference in criminal investigations being carried out by the Department of Justice

Marion McKeone | 1 week ago