Monday 19 March 2018

WATCH: Families left fuming as hundreds turned away from 'overbooked' Gamercon Dublin

There were heated scenes at a major gaming convention in Dublin this afternoon as hundreds of people with tickets were turned away.

GamerCon billed itself as "Ireland's largest gaming event with over 30,000 square feet of gaming and a 2,000 seater main stage show".


However hundreds of families were left queuing in the rain for hours outside the Convention Centre in Dublin with many then turned away.


Reports say 25,000 tickets were sold for the two-day event but the venue can only take 7,000 people at a time.

Some people reported queues of up to five hours getting into the event.


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