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Longford Westmeath TD says FAI not covered by ticket touting legislation

Oct 27, 2021 08:10 By Shannonside News
Longford Westmeath TD says FAI not covered by ticket touting legislation Longford Westmeath TD says FAI not covered by ticket touting legislation
24 March 2021; Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Mark Travers watches as the shot of Aleksandar Mitrović of Serbia hits the net to concede his side's second goal during the FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifying group A match between Serbia and Republic of Ireland at Stadion Rajko Mitić in Belgrade, Serbia. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile
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It's been illegal to re-sell tickets above face-value since July 31st.

International football matches are not covered by ticket-touting legislation yet, according to the Minister for Trade Promotion.

It's been illegal to re-sell tickets above face-value since July 31st.

But Minister of State, Robert Troy, says the FAI hasn't applied to be covered by the legislation.

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The Longford Westmeath TD says they should do so - as tickets are being offered at inflated prices online for next month's World Cup qualifier against Portugal.

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