Coldplay tickets going for €700 each
Tickets to see Coldplay's Croke Park gig are being sold for nearly €700 on a sister site of Ticketmaster Ireland.
Numerous Irish fans of the band were left disappointed after failing to get for the July 8 concert.
Complaints have been made about ticket website Seatwave, which is owned by Ticketmaster, facilitating the tickets being sold by touts at a huge mark-up within an hour of the concert going on sale.
Tickets sold on the site range in price from €350 for a standing ticket up to €695 for a ticket on the Hogan Stand's lower tier.
booking There is also an additional booking fee and Vat of approximately €102, bringing the total cost for one ticket up to nearly €800.
But a spokesman for Ticketmaster said that Seatwave does not sell the tickets directly to customers - they come from a third party and ticket-holders themselves set the price.
The site said it provided a "safe and secure method of resale of tickets for the sold-out event".
"With artists of this stature, demand often outstrips the supply of tickets," he said.