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# garth-brooks - Friday 11 July, 2014

Sorry, Garth: No sign from government of a new deal to save gigs
# Enda The Line
# Enda The Line

Sorry, Garth: No sign from government of a new deal to save gigs

Jul 11th 2014, 7:42 PM 34,556 Views 125 Comments

Mr Brooks perviously said he would be willing to ‘crawl, swim, fly’ to meet with Enda Kenny on the issue.

# garth-brooks - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Jul 10th 2014, 11:13 PM 16,310 Views 19 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, Gaza, and fathers’ names on birth certs.

Council offers matinees for Garth Brooks gigs, but Aiken says it "will not be feasible"
# Breaking
# Breaking

Council offers matinees for Garth Brooks gigs, but Aiken says it "will not be feasible"

Jul 10th 2014, 9:04 PM 112,451 Views 371 Comments

Dublin City Council is now offering a licence for these shows, although the singer has said the option is ‘unfair’ on fans.

8 most important images and GIFs from the Garth Brooks press conference
# Blame Andy
From The Daily Edge
# Blame Andy

8 most important images and GIFs from the Garth Brooks press conference

Jul 10th 2014, 6:26 PM 36,791 Views 43 Comments

We just have a lot of feelings.

Brooks will 'crawl, swim, fly' to meet Taoiseach over Croke Park gigs
# Garth Speaks
# Garth Speaks

Brooks will 'crawl, swim, fly' to meet Taoiseach over Croke Park gigs

Jul 10th 2014, 6:03 PM 46,690 Views 128 Comments

“Anyone in Ireland, anyone on the planet who is sad about this, you’re not one-billionth as sad about this as I am.”

Croke Park residents willing to facilitate Garth Brooks gigs
# The Change
# The Change

Croke Park residents willing to facilitate Garth Brooks gigs

Jul 10th 2014, 3:13 PM 57,613 Views 190 Comments

It could be back on.

Opinion: The Garth Brooks situation requires no parody – it is the definition of parody itself
# Garth Brooks
# Garth Brooks

Opinion: The Garth Brooks situation requires no parody – it is the definition of parody itself

Jul 10th 2014, 2:12 PM 148 Views 118 Comments

The integrity of our planning process is a principle that our history demands we protect, whether Garth’s heart is breaking or not.

10 of the most inspired responses to the Garth Brooks shenanigans
# Friends In No Places
From The Daily Edge
# Friends In No Places

10 of the most inspired responses to the Garth Brooks shenanigans

Jul 10th 2014, 1:00 PM 38,982 Views 27 Comments

Because laughter is the best medicine. *bursts into tears*

#MoreShamefulThanBrooks hashtag puts Garth Brooks debacle into perspective
# Think About It
From The Daily Edge
# Think About It

#MoreShamefulThanBrooks hashtag puts Garth Brooks debacle into perspective

Jul 10th 2014, 9:41 AM 4,233 Views 1 Comment

Is the Brooks controversy really the biggest embarrassment in Ireland right now? These people don’t think so.

Poll: Was the Taoiseach right to get involved in the Garth Brooks debacle?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Was the Taoiseach right to get involved in the Garth Brooks debacle?

Jul 10th 2014, 9:18 AM 33,868 Views 238 Comments

Is the Taoiseach right to be working on a full house (for five sold-out gigs)?

There's talk of Barack Obama getting involved in the Garth Brooks debacle
# Ain't Goin Down
# Ain't Goin Down

There's talk of Barack Obama getting involved in the Garth Brooks debacle

Jul 10th 2014, 7:49 AM 37,998 Views 225 Comments

…and the Mexican ambassador, seriously.

# garth-brooks - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jul 9th 2014, 10:49 PM 22,793 Views 10 Comments

Everyone’s still talking about Garth Brooks as well as a derailed DART and the Cabinet reshuffle.

Now Enda is trying to get the Garth Brooks concerts back
# On Off On
# On Off On

Now Enda is trying to get the Garth Brooks concerts back

Jul 9th 2014, 10:24 PM 113,457 Views 365 Comments

The Taoiseach has asked for a meeting to be set up between the City Manager and the Lord Mayor to sort it out.

Explainer: Could Garth Brooks REALLY have brought €50 million into the Dublin economy?
# The Change
# The Change

Explainer: Could Garth Brooks REALLY have brought €50 million into the Dublin economy?

Jul 9th 2014, 8:30 PM 32,976 Views 124 Comments

Probably not, but it wouldn’t have been far away.

Could FG senator's 'free hotels for objectors' plan be solution to Garth Brooks saga?
# Garth Brooks
From The Daily Edge
# Garth Brooks

Could FG senator's 'free hotels for objectors' plan be solution to Garth Brooks saga?

Jul 9th 2014, 8:00 PM 20,313 Views 63 Comments

I could have missed the pain…

Brooks the talk of Leinster House: GAA, Aiken & Council to be grilled over concert fiasco
# Hat's All Folks
# Hat's All Folks

Brooks the talk of Leinster House: GAA, Aiken & Council to be grilled over concert fiasco

Jul 9th 2014, 1:53 PM 20,840 Views 162 Comments

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach says the Government would be criticised for overruling residents and the Council if it introduced emergency legislation…

This Garth Brooks web game lets you simulate being a Croke Park resident
# Party Off Garth
From The Daily Edge
# Party Off Garth

This Garth Brooks web game lets you simulate being a Croke Park resident

Jul 9th 2014, 1:42 PM 4,236 Views 2 Comments

And it’s a real productivity vaccuum. Watch out.

Here are the details of exactly how to get a refund on your Garth Brooks tickets
# Count Your Money
# Count Your Money

Here are the details of exactly how to get a refund on your Garth Brooks tickets

Jul 9th 2014, 12:29 PM 18,532 Views 29 Comments

If you bought them with a card you don’t have to do anything.

Fans and businesses aren't the only ones losing out...concert cancellation hits charities too
# Loss
# Loss

Fans and businesses aren't the only ones losing out...concert cancellation hits charities too

Jul 9th 2014, 11:46 AM 7,855 Views 35 Comments

One charity spokesperson said that it has left a hole in their budget.

Peter Aiken says he is "shellshocked" about Garth Brooks
# BURNING BRIDGES
# BURNING BRIDGES

Peter Aiken says he is "shellshocked" about Garth Brooks

Jul 9th 2014, 9:48 AM 17,942 Views 80 Comments

The promoter hit out at Dublin City Council for their handling of the affair.

Say What? Some of the mad things public figures are saying about Garth
# Tomorrow Never Comes
# Tomorrow Never Comes

Say What? Some of the mad things public figures are saying about Garth

Jul 9th 2014, 9:12 AM 30,717 Views 74 Comments

“Like a funeral without a corpse.”

RTÉ played out their World Cup coverage last night with a Garth Brooks song
# The Dance
From The Daily Edge
# The Dance

RTÉ played out their World Cup coverage last night with a Garth Brooks song

Jul 9th 2014, 8:51 AM 3,920 Views 4 Comments

A triumph for some. A devastating blow to others.

Here's how to block any mention of Garth Brooks on social media
# G'way Garth
From The Daily Edge
# G'way Garth

Here's how to block any mention of Garth Brooks on social media

Jul 9th 2014, 8:20 AM 3,038 Views 1 Comment

Sanitise your social media.

Timeline: Garth Brooks at Croke Park - from sold-out to cancelled
# Tomorrow Never Comes
# Tomorrow Never Comes

Timeline: Garth Brooks at Croke Park - from sold-out to cancelled

Jul 9th 2014, 8:15 AM 36,695 Views 109 Comments

From the sell-out gigs to a cancelled run.

# garth-brooks - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jul 8th 2014, 10:58 PM 16,110 Views 10 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, the cabinet reshuffle and Google smartphones for robots…

All FIVE Garth Brooks concerts have been cancelled
# AIKEN BREAKIN' HEARTS
# AIKEN BREAKIN' HEARTS

All FIVE Garth Brooks concerts have been cancelled

Jul 8th 2014, 10:55 PM 163,147 Views 688 Comments

It was also revealed today that Dublin City Council suggested that four gigs could go ahead under a license review.

What do you do now if you have a Garth Brooks ticket?
# In Pieces
# In Pieces

What do you do now if you have a Garth Brooks ticket?

Jul 8th 2014, 9:40 PM 59,572 Views 140 Comments

Ticketmaster said it is going to be “unprecedented” to sort out the ticket refunds, while Moran & Bewley’s Hotels plan to refund pre-paid rooms.

All these mammies have lost their birthday presents thanks to Garth Brooks
# If Tomorrow Never Mums
From The Daily Edge
# If Tomorrow Never Mums

All these mammies have lost their birthday presents thanks to Garth Brooks

Jul 8th 2014, 8:48 PM 4,643 Views 6 Comments

Won’t somebody think of the mammies?

We’ll Leave It There So: Brazil and Germany face off, GAA react to Garth and all today's sport
# Tuesday
From The42
# Tuesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Brazil and Germany face off, GAA react to Garth and all today's sport

Jul 8th 2014, 8:08 PM 9,489 Views 7 Comments

RVP’s header is getting its own coin, there’s a new Pro 12 sponsor on the way and a lot of cash was spent on Ross McCormack.

Taoiseach: Garth Brooks cancellation a shock to the economy and our reputation
# Damage
# Damage

Taoiseach: Garth Brooks cancellation a shock to the economy and our reputation

Jul 8th 2014, 7:47 PM 33,045 Views 242 Comments

Enda Kenny claimed that the gigs could have been worth “a quarter of billion” to Dublin’s economy.

Remember when Garth Brooks was happy to play on top of a minibus in Bray?
# Reeling In The Years
From The Daily Edge
# Reeling In The Years

Remember when Garth Brooks was happy to play on top of a minibus in Bray?

Jul 8th 2014, 7:15 PM 4,387 Views 1 Comment

Those were the days.

GAA and Croke Park had no indication that Garth Brooks concert licence would be refused
# GAARTH
From The42
# GAARTH

GAA and Croke Park had no indication that Garth Brooks concert licence would be refused

Jul 8th 2014, 5:29 PM 18,876 Views 77 Comments

The GAA and the Croke Park stadium also revealed they share ‘the intense disappointment’ felt by fans who had purchased tickets.

There's a LOT of leftover Garth Brooks merchandise still for sale
# Garthgate
From The Daily Edge
# Garthgate

There's a LOT of leftover Garth Brooks merchandise still for sale

Jul 8th 2014, 5:14 PM 6,174 Views 2 Comments

Oh dear, Dunnes…

11 of the best Twitter reactions to Garth Brooks pulling the plug
# Garthgate
From The Daily Edge
# Garthgate

11 of the best Twitter reactions to Garth Brooks pulling the plug

Jul 8th 2014, 4:37 PM 53,498 Views 78 Comments

We will never be the same.

Open thread: What do YOU think about the Garth Brooks concerts being cancelled?
# Mister Blue
# Mister Blue

Open thread: What do YOU think about the Garth Brooks concerts being cancelled?

Jul 8th 2014, 4:04 PM 26,969 Views 339 Comments

Have tickets for the cancelled concerts? Disappointed? Relieved? Let us know how you feel.

Fianna Fáil: Our 'Garth Brooks Bill' could be passed by tomorrow
# Fresh Horse-trading
# Fresh Horse-trading

Fianna Fáil: Our 'Garth Brooks Bill' could be passed by tomorrow

Jul 8th 2014, 1:28 PM 28,705 Views 106 Comments

The party’s mooted legislation change would essentially create an appeals process whereby the Council’s decision could be appealed on economic and tourism grounds.

Peter Aiken on way to US for Garth Brooks 'crisis talks'
# Garth Brooks
# Garth Brooks

Peter Aiken on way to US for Garth Brooks 'crisis talks'

Jul 8th 2014, 10:14 AM 16,946 Views 75 Comments

Meanwhile, legal proceedings are said to have begun against Aiken Promotions and Croke Park to stop all the concerts going ahead.

# garth-brooks - Monday 7 July, 2014

'The Garth Brooks ship leaves tonight', but city manager won't budge on licensing decision
# Unanswered Prayers
# Unanswered Prayers

'The Garth Brooks ship leaves tonight', but city manager won't budge on licensing decision

Jul 7th 2014, 10:45 PM 74,700 Views 260 Comments

However, councillors still voted in favour of all five concerts going ahead.

Aiken: 'The complete misrepresentation of Garth Brooks is scandalous'
# And The Thunder Rolls
# And The Thunder Rolls

Aiken: 'The complete misrepresentation of Garth Brooks is scandalous'

Jul 7th 2014, 10:26 PM 48,270 Views 0 Comments

Aiken Promotions welcomed the decision of the city council to support the motion to ask the city manager to reconsider.