Ed Sheeran Cork: Ticket buying confusion answered here

Published by Brian Ò'Sùilleabhàin on

Ed Sheeran tickets went on sale Saturday morning 8th July at 9AM for his Irish Tour and since then there has been a lot of confusion around the purchasing terms.

The most confusing question with many answers is what if I buy the ticket on my Ticket master account but use someone else credit card details?

What if I buy the ticket for my son or daughter, how do they gain entry?

Well I’m here to provide answers to these.

The 8 Rules laid out by ticket master for buying Ed Sheeran tickets online.

I have also highlighted the most important answer below in red which I hope will answer the question a lot of people are asking.


Q: Where can I buy tickets for Ed Sheeran’s Irish tour?

A: Tickets can be purchased from Saturday, 8th of July at 9am through www.ticketmaster.ie or from Ticketmaster outlets nationwide. Please see list of outlets below.


Q: Can you only buy tickets with a credit/debit card?

A: Tickets may be purchased without a credit/debit card by going to your local Ticketmaster outlet.


Q: How many tickets can I buy?

A: There is a limit of 4 per order/transaction

**please note: People are asked to purchase tickets for their own use and attendance to this event


Q: What are the age restrictions?

A: Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult of 18+. We advise parents with small children to purchase seated tickets where possible.


Q: What if we wish to attend as a group/family larger than 4 people?

A: A separate transaction will need to be made with another credit card.


Q: What do I do if my parent buys me a ticket on their card and they do not wish to attend the show?

A: Please purchase tickets in the cardholder’s name and on the day of the show please provide the attending party with the credit card, or a photocopy/photo of the card used at the time of booking. You will also need to bring along a valid ID to reflect family name.


Q: How can I purchase wheelchair/accessible seating tickets?

A: Wheelchair/accessible seating tickets will be available for all 4 venues, to purchase tickets for these areas please call Ticketmaster on:

0818 903 001 (Republic of Ireland)

03333219996 (From UK or Northern Ireland)

00353 818 903 001 (International)


Q: Will there be seating at all venues?

A: There will be seating available for Pearse Stadium, Galway, Phoenix Park, Dublin and Pairc Uí Chaoimh, Cork. There will be no seating available for Boucher Playing Fields, Belfast.


Q: What are the entry requirements?

A: For tickets purchased online: To gain access to the concert you are required to bring your tickets along with the purchasing credit card or a photo/photocopy of the credit card and a valid form of ID to reflect family name.

For tickets purchased in outlets: Whether you have paid by cash or credit card your name will be printed on your tickets and you will be required to bring valid ID, or a photocopy, to gain access to the show.