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Here's how to get tickets to Ed Sheeran's VH1 gig at Whelan's

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Ed Sheeran was honoured twice at the People's Choice awards, being voted Favourite Male Artist, with his album 'X' named Favourite Album (Ian West/PA Wire)

Ed Sheeran was honoured twice at the People's Choice awards, being voted Favourite Male Artist, with his album 'X' named Favourite Album (Ian West/PA Wire)

Ed Sheeran was honoured twice at the People's Choice awards, being voted Favourite Male Artist, with his album 'X' named Favourite Album (Ian West/PA Wire)

Fans have been chomping at the bit for news on how to secure tickets to Ed Sheeran's highly anticipated gig at Whelan's in Dublin on January 24.

The VHI Storytellers Live gig will be broadcast on the channel at midnight on that date.

Details have finally been released and fans - over 18s only - can register for just 400 tickets HERE.  Organisers have assured that selection will not be dependent on how quickly you register (when registering for an applause store account use either county or province for zip/post code).

Some eager fans have offered to work for free at the venue in the hopes of catching their idol live.

In a letter sent to the venue, a 19-year-old fan from Co. Laois attempted to pull at the heart strings of venue’s staff.

‘I’ve been following Ed’s music since his departure from his mother’s womb but honestly I would really just love to see him perform in your venue on January 24,” they wrote.

“I may not know his favourite colour or his middle name or how many pets he has but I know I love his music and I’d give an arm and a leg to see him perform.

“I am very small (5ft 7ins) I can easily fit in a tiny corner of a room or behind the bar. I’ll even stand on the roof if needs be. What I’m trying to say in the nicest possible way is I am oh so selfishly asking for a ticket.

“Even if I have to work, I’ll easily be a bouncer. I can serve alcohol (and promise not to drink it). I’ll even stay behind and help clear up the mess. If you can find it in your hearts to please, please, pretty please bring me and I will love you forever and drink in your pub every weekend,” the letter finished.

Whelan’s posted the letter on their Facebook page with the caption: “We do love this letter. Unfortunately we can’t help them.”

Ed has chosen the Dublin club to be included in the VH1 documentary focused on his music as it holds particular meaning for him as a performer.

"It's amazing to come back to perform at a place that means so much to me personally," he told the outlet. "I was only about 11 or 12 years old when I saw Damien play at Whelan’s, and that night literally changed my life.

“The time he spent talking with me after the show made all the difference. It inspired me in a way that I only hope to do for someone else."


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