PIC: Irish man shares brilliant story about his very good reason for selling his Coldplay tickets 5 years ago

PIC: Irish man shares brilliant story about his very good reason for selling his Coldplay tickets

He’ll be hearing about this one from the missus ‘til kingdom come.

Tickets for Coldplay’s gig at Croke Park went on sale on Friday morning and as you’d expect, there was the usual mix of delight from fans lucky enough to get some and frustration from those who weren’t so lucky.

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If you were one of the unlucky ones, by the way, you may be interested in this explanation from Ex-Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard on why it’s so hard to get tickets for the most in-demand concerts.

There’s a long way to go between now and next July, of course, and fans have already been taking to the Coldplay at Croke Park Facebook page looking to buy and sell tickets to what will be one of the biggest gigs of next summer.

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One Irishman had what he thought was a very good and very romantic motive for buying tickets for himself and his girlfriend, but he decided to put them up for sale again yesterday evening after his girlfriend reminded him that his memory isn’t as good as he thinks it is.

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His account of Friday’s events, which has garnered over 13,000 likes, 276 shares and 871 comments at the time of writing, is well worth a read.

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So many brownie points gone to waste.