Ed Sheeran tickets on sale for twice face-value

There are still tickets available through official sources

Ed Sheeran tickets on sale for twice face-value

File photo, tickets for Ed Sheeran’s Irish dates are being sold online for twice their face value, 07-07-2017. Image: Isabel Infantes/PA Wire/PA Images

Tickets are already being re-sold for Ed Sheeran's Irish tour for twice their face value.

That is despite extra measures being put in place to combat ticket touting.

Tickets are still available from officials sources, after going on sale at 9am this morning.

Fans have been queuing outside ticket stalls since Thursday night to grab a ticket to one of the English singer's seven Irish dates in Cork, Galway, Dublin and Belfast.

Sheeran’s promotion company has warned against ticket touting, with Ticketmaster setting new rules so buyers' names are printed on tickets and matched with ID.

The company has limited the number of tickets each person can buy to four.

These people queued outside St Stephens Green throughout the night, and felt the ordeal was worth it: