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Madonna to charge less for Irish show

Published 08/02/2012 | 05:00

MADONNA'S Irish fans will pay less for tickets to see the Queen of Pop here this summer than their London counterparts, writes Allison Bray.

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Tickets for Madonna's upcoming concert at Lansdowne Road on July 24 -- announced yesterday -- are priced between €54.65 and €141, compared with €77 to €137.50 for the same show a week earlier at London's Hyde Park.

The gigs are among the 53-year-old pop singer's 50-date 2012 world tour that will take her across Europe, North and South America and Australia. Dublin is the only Irish venue on the 26-city European leg that kicks off on May 29 in Tel Aviv to support her new album, simply titled 'MDNA' which is 'text-speak' for Madonna.

The last time the star played here was in 2004 during her 'Re-Invention' show at Slane Castle.

Basic tickets for the Lansdowne show are priced in the middle range, compared with tickets for some of our European counterparts.

Prices start as low as €40 a seat in Gothenburg and up to €178.25 at Milan's San Siro and Florence's Artemio Franchi stadiums.

Tickets for the Dublin show go on sale on Friday, February 17, at 8am through Ticketmaster outlets.

Irish Independent

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