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Controversial Facebook Page About The Pope Coming To Ireland Has Only One Goal

By Darragh Berry

June 25, 2018 at 4:24pm

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It was announced this morning that tickets for the Pope in Knock have been sold out while the tickets for the Phoenix Park gig are going quickly.

In the midst of all the talk about the Pope coming to Ireland, one Facebook event has been set up and it had one clear goal.

The 'Say Nope To The Pope' Facebook event already has over 4,000 interested participants and their aim is simple.

The info on the event reads:

"This is a ticketed event only. Tickets are free.

"Apply for your tickets online from June 25th 2018. Use the link provided below.

"[This is a] peaceful protest".

Furthermore, Niall Boylan found out on his show on Monday that the motive behind the event is for people to get tickets and then not turn up to the event.

Therefore, if people involved in the event got their hands on half the tickets that are on sale, it is hoped that the venue would be then half empty as they would not turn up.

Comments on the event are saying that people have booked bucket loads of tickets with some buying in bulks of 12 and 36.

Jonathan Keane said in the comments that he has "been on two radio talk shows promoting this page.

"I just spent a hour on the Niall Boylan show. Massive support from people but also the few calling me a plonker etc

"This idea of peaceful protest is the greatest.

"Keep getting the tickets people."

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