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“No atmosphere” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of INEC

INEC
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Owner description: Ireland's largest multi-purpose national events centre. Located within an easy distance of three major airports, the INEC is an incredible venue spanning 3,000 square metres. The INEC regularly hosts national and international acts as well as various large-scale theatre and musical productions. With a flexible seating capacity capable of accommodating between 200 and 3,000 people. Past acts include Riverdance which completed two successfull seasons , Buena Vista Social Club, Trisha Yearwood, UB40, Sterophonics and Van Morrison to name but a few.
Kinsale, Ireland
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34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“No atmosphere”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2012

I felt there was too much emphasis on getting punters to Drink. tokens for Free pints after the concert were handed out.
The concert was 40 mins late, support act first ,then a break after only 30 mins , then the main act at 9.30 ish. By this time lots of drinks consumed ,also drink(not glass) allowed in the venue......subsequently, there was a stream of people going to the toilet the whole time the act(comedian) was on . i found this very irritating, and the comedian was constantly losing his "flow". Maybe this wasn't the fault of the INEC , but i have never experienced this before at a concert. Our seats were very good(Green D 7&8).But overall it gave the impression of "grubby".
Staff were pleasant and helpful.But , I'll stick to the O2 Dublin

Visited December 2012
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Thank joy c
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INECGuestRelations, Manager at INEC, responded to this review, December 12, 2012
Thanks for taking the time to review one of our events, we will certainly look into the points you raised. We value comments from visitors to the INEC as they help us ensure that we provide the best entertainment experience possible.
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Waterford, Ireland
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Show”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2012

Call as late as you can to,get good seats. We called on the afternoon of gift grub and got great seats.

Visited November 2012
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Horslips Live!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

Had the pleasure to see Horslips live there recently sound was fantastic, nice area for drinks and bathrooms and seating in balcony.

Visited October 2012
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Thank Mick O
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Tralee, Kerry, Ireland
1 review
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“Celtic Steps show Killarney”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2012

We had visitors on Wednesday night 17th October and decided to treat them to a night at Celtic Steps the show that has been running all summer in the INEC Killarney. We were all over the moon from start to finish as we all (4 of us) agreed this is one of the best shows we had ever seen. It has everything with music, singing and dancing. It features 3 times world champion step dancer David Geaney from Dingle and a host of other prize winning dancers, musicians and singers. You don't have to be into the traditional Irish dance or music to enjoy this show as could be seen on the night by the hundreds of people in attendance from all over Ireland, Europe and the USA. Top marks for a great show in a super venue. 5 stars is not enough.

Visited October 2012
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INECGuestRelations, Manager at INEC, responded to this review, October 24, 2012
Thanks very much for your comments regarding Celtic Steps, we will make sure to pass them on to the cast and crew which has worked hard to entertain several thousand people throughout the summer. Celtic steps will be returning again to INEC next Spring.
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Fishguard
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“concert”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2012

we had a wonderful concert here the seating was great and the sound system was brilliant,you were taken to your seat and there was a break for you have a glass of water or anything really.

Visited September 2012
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