Madonna ticket mania grips Ireland
Ticketmaster Ireland is gearing up for the expected huge demand for tickets for Madonna’s first ever Irish concert at Slane Castle when tickets go on sale this Friday morning.
Ticketmaster will have an extra 250 staff on duty to take calls from fans when the lines open at 8.00 am on Friday.
Tickets priced € 88.50 (including booking fee) are limited to 6 per person and go on sale from Ticketmaster outlets nationwide
or 24hr hotlines: Tel: (ROI) 0818 719 300 (NI) 0870 243 4455
or Buy Online @ www.ticketmaster.ie
Already Ticketmaster has been inundated with thousands of calls from fans about Madonna’s long-awaited Irish debut at Slane Castle on August 29th when the Queen of Pop will perform all her greatest hits.
”We are expecting a massive demand for Madonna tickets”, explained Mr Eamonn O’Connor, Managing Director, Ticketmaster Ireland, ”This concert has been talked about for years and now Madonna is finally coming there is real excitement amongst fans.”
He added: ”We are bringing in extra staff to man the phones and oversee the internet site while Ticketmaster outlets around the country will also be open from 8am. We expect to be very very busy because everyone wants to see Madonna.”
Amongst the special preparations being made by Ticketmaster are:
1. Extra capacity on Internet lines
2. Extra capacity on telephone lines
3. Extra personnel
4. No queuing allowed at Ticketmaster outlets before 7am on Friday
5. Security arrangements at key Ticketmaster outlets
Promoter recommends that persons under 18 are accompanied by a parent or guardian over 21 years.
Thanks to Ste_Dub from the Madonna Nation forum for bringing this to our readers’ attention.