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# country music

Last year
2022
# RIP
Tributes paid to country music pioneer Loretta Lynn, who has died aged 90
A family statement shared online said the songwriter died peacefully in her sleep this morning.
All time
# party on garth
Dust off your Stetson hat, Garth Brooks is back in Ireland today
After seven long years, he’s back on Irish shores.
# Stephen Paddock
Police say they can't find a motive or evidence of a second shooter for Las Vegas massacre
Fifty-eight people died in the mass shooting.
# Kacey Musgraves
A country singer touring with Harry Styles has delivered the unexpected hit of the summer
If you don’t trust me, trust Pitchfork and Rolling Stone.
# Monaghan
'An amazing presence', 'a humble man': Hundreds attend funeral of music icon Big Tom
One mourner took a taxi from Galway to pay his respects to the Irish music legend.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you watch the Late Late Show Country Special tonight?
It will feature a tribute to popular musician Big Tom, whose funeral is taking place today.
# lamb season
A leg of lamb was the big prize on the Late Late last night, and this guy was DELIGHTED
And it Good Friday and all! Shocking.
# Deaf Ears
Daniel O'Donnell tells us why Irish people love country music
And why it’s hard for it to get coverage.
# RIP
Country music legend Merle Haggard dies aged 79
Haggard had been battling pneumonia.
# friends in low places
Garth Brooks sang Friends In Low Places with Justin Timberlake, and it was great
We must begrudgingly admit it.
# in the nip
This odd country song about not looking good naked is going viral
Your new jam.
# achey-breaky bank
US country singer Robert Mizzell listed among tax defaulters
Revenue took in €31.85 million in settlements since April.
# garth as gaeilge
Wondering what to wear to the Garth Brooks gig? Look no further
…Slip on down to the OOOAASSSIS!
# answered prayers
Garth Brooks will play a FOURTH date in Croke Park on July 28th
Country fans rejoice! You shall go to the ball!
# garth fever
People are ALREADY queueing for Garth Brooks tickets
All across the land, people are struggling with tents for this man.
# morto for colin
Never forget: the time Colin Farrell was into line dancing
We’ve all got to start somewhere in fairness.
# country music
US country singer Mindy McCready dies of apparent suicide
The 37-year-old was found dead on the porch of a house in Heber Springs, Arkansas yesterday afternoon.
# Property Porn
In pictures: Fancy living it up like... Kenny Rogers?
Take a peek at the property designed by the country music star which is being auctioned later this month.