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# garth brooks

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# news wrap
Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know
Catch up as you refuel.
# cashback
Here's what people are planning to do with their Garth Brooks money
It’s like free money!
# Party Off Garth
It's finally over: Garth Brooks refunds to begin today
Fans will definitely be missing the dance.
# That Summer
No court intervention yet over Garth Brooks gigs after Aiken seeks legal advice
The concerts may be off, but the Oireachtas wanted answers. Here’s what Aiken and the GAA told them.
# good sports
Paschal Donohoe very awkwardly wore a cowboy hat in Dublin today - but why?
Just keep smiling, Minister…
# Croke Park
The Dublin city council chief talked about the Garth Brooks debacle
Here’s what he said.
# Shameless
Hotel apologises for saying Garth Brooks gigs were on, tells angry fans to "get a life"
The Charleville Lodge Hotel says that it was contacted by Aiken Promotions over the Facebook statuses.
# subtext
We decode the emotional Garth Brooks statement so you don't have to
So many feelings. And dollars.
It's over: Garth Brooks confirms all five concerts are cancelled
Garth Brooks has said Ticketmaster will go ahead with refunds.
# garthgate
Well, it looks like Irish people are finally angry with Garth Brooks
The Twitter reaction has changed dramatically since this saga began.
# a little bit country
Here's all you need to know if you have just emerged from your World Cup pit
“Ah well, at least I have those Garth Brooks concerts to look forward t…. oh.”
# garthgate
Dublin pub declares itself a 'Garth Brooks free zone'
Well, for one night only at least.
# Big Money
Ticketmaster delaying refunds process as Garth Brooks situation 'still ongoing'
However the Environment Minister said he’s not going down the road of emergency legislation.
# by the brooks
Thanks, Garth? Events licensing system to be re-examined in the autumn
New Tánaiste Joan Burton said today that she thinks the system needs to be updated.
# Your Say
Poll: How are you feeling about the Garth Brooks concerts?
Sick of it? Don’t care? Looking forward to a resolution?
# party on garth
'Let Garth play': GPO protest over Brooks concert fiasco
Hope is fading that a resolution to the debacle can be found, with the parties at an apparent impasse after a compromise deal was rejected on Thursday.
# Prime Numbers
Poolbeg chimneys, Game of Thrones, and spicy burgers: The week in numbers
Plus: Just how sad is Garth Brooks about the whole concert debacle?
# love/hat
Should we believe Garth's 'aw shucks' schtick? We asked the PR experts...
Brooks says he never saw the problems coming… But there’s been opposition to the gigs for months.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
Everyone’s talking about who got what job in the Cabinet, the 12th of July parades and the future of the Poolbeg chimneys…
# garthgate
The world is truly baffled by Ireland's obsession with Garth Brooks
Scarlet for us.
# enda the line
Sorry, Garth: No sign from government of a new deal to save gigs
Mr Brooks perviously said he would be willing to ‘crawl, swim, fly’ to meet with Enda Kenny on the issue.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, Gaza, and fathers’ names on birth certs.
# Breaking
Council offers matinees for Garth Brooks gigs, but Aiken says it "will not be feasible"
Dublin City Council is now offering a licence for these shows, although the singer has said the option is ‘unfair’ on fans.
# blame andy
8 most important images and GIFs from the Garth Brooks press conference
We just have a lot of feelings.
# Garth Speaks
Brooks will 'crawl, swim, fly' to meet Taoiseach over Croke Park gigs
“Anyone in Ireland, anyone on the planet who is sad about this, you’re not one-billionth as sad about this as I am.”
# The Change
Croke Park residents willing to facilitate Garth Brooks gigs
It could be back on.
Opinion: The Garth Brooks situation requires no parody – it is the definition of parody itself
The integrity of our planning process is a principle that our history demands we protect, whether Garth’s heart is breaking or not.
# friends in no places
10 of the most inspired responses to the Garth Brooks shenanigans
Because laughter is the best medicine. *bursts into tears*
# think about it
#MoreShamefulThanBrooks hashtag puts Garth Brooks debacle into perspective
Is the Brooks controversy really the biggest embarrassment in Ireland right now? These people don’t think so.
# Your Say
Poll: Was the Taoiseach right to get involved in the Garth Brooks debacle?
Is the Taoiseach right to be working on a full house (for five sold-out gigs)?
# ain't goin down
There's talk of Barack Obama getting involved in the Garth Brooks debacle
…and the Mexican ambassador, seriously.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
Everyone’s still talking about Garth Brooks as well as a derailed DART and the Cabinet reshuffle.
# on off on
Now Enda is trying to get the Garth Brooks concerts back
The Taoiseach has asked for a meeting to be set up between the City Manager and the Lord Mayor to sort it out.
# The Change
Explainer: Could Garth Brooks REALLY have brought €50 million into the Dublin economy?
Probably not, but it wouldn’t have been far away.
# garth brooks
Could FG senator's 'free hotels for objectors' plan be solution to Garth Brooks saga?
I could have missed the pain…
# hat's all folks
Brooks the talk of Leinster House: GAA, Aiken & Council to be grilled over concert fiasco
Meanwhile, the Taoiseach says the Government would be criticised for overruling residents and the Council if it introduced emergency legislation…
# Party Off Garth
This Garth Brooks web game lets you simulate being a Croke Park resident
And it’s a real productivity vaccuum. Watch out.
# count your money
Here are the details of exactly how to get a refund on your Garth Brooks tickets
If you bought them with a card you don’t have to do anything.