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# garth-brooks - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

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 6,281 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 53,519 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 26,976 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 28,707 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 16,948 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 74,721 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 48,275 Views 0 Comments

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

Coláiste Lurgan do Garth Brooks as Gaeilge
# Callin Colaiste Lurgan
From The Daily Edge
# Callin Colaiste Lurgan

Coláiste Lurgan do Garth Brooks as Gaeilge

Jul 7th 2014, 4:55 PM 6,397 Views 2 Comments

Well, they kind of had to, didn’t they?

Garth Brooks has announced a press conference on Thursday
# Thunder Rolls
From The Daily Edge
# Thunder Rolls

Garth Brooks has announced a press conference on Thursday

Jul 7th 2014, 2:48 PM 28,336 Views 61 Comments

It’s not known whether it will include a resolution to the Irish concerts.

'Put your country first, let Garth Brooks play'
# Workin On A Full House
# Workin On A Full House

'Put your country first, let Garth Brooks play'

Jul 7th 2014, 12:07 PM 24,006 Views 181 Comments

The gigs are worth €50 million to the Dublin economy, it has been claimed.

Garth Brooks concert debacle has "major impact on Ireland's reputation"
# In Pieces
# In Pieces

Garth Brooks concert debacle has "major impact on Ireland's reputation"

Jul 7th 2014, 8:48 AM 17,674 Views 104 Comments

The chief executive of Dublin Chamber of Commerce said that it was “not acceptable” for the concerts to be cancelled at this stage.

# garth-brooks - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Publicans and residents call for five concerts to go ahead - but Labour say they have a solution
# Compromise
# Compromise

Publicans and residents call for five concerts to go ahead - but Labour say they have a solution

Jul 6th 2014, 4:21 PM 50,289 Views 130 Comments

The political party has suggested that three concerts should go ahead this year and the final two next year.

Work ongoing to find "amicable solution" to Garth Brooks drama
# Standing Outside The Fire
# Standing Outside The Fire

Work ongoing to find "amicable solution" to Garth Brooks drama

Jul 6th 2014, 11:53 AM 19,760 Views 109 Comments

It is hoped that a solution will be found within the next 24 hours.

# garth-brooks - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Dublin City Council to be asked to reconsider Garth Brooks licence conditions
# If Tomorrow Never Comes
# If Tomorrow Never Comes

Dublin City Council to be asked to reconsider Garth Brooks licence conditions

Jul 5th 2014, 8:20 PM 37,432 Views 130 Comments

An emergency motion is being tabled at Monday’s meeting of Dublin City Council.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jul 5th 2014, 7:55 PM 10,169 Views 2 Comments

Everyone’s talking about a fatal house fire in Cork, the upcoming Cabinet reshuffle and Garth Brooks (still).

Facebook friends, prostitutes, and Garth Brooks: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Facebook friends, prostitutes, and Garth Brooks: The week in numbers

Jul 5th 2014, 7:30 PM 15,001 Views 6 Comments

Plus: How many Irish students say they’re not having sex?

Step aside Garth Brooks, here's Gerry Adams singing If Tomorrow Never Comes
# Gerry Adams
From The Daily Edge
# Gerry Adams

Step aside Garth Brooks, here's Gerry Adams singing If Tomorrow Never Comes

Jul 5th 2014, 2:44 PM 17,198 Views 62 Comments

Sometimes late at night…

Final decision by Tuesday: Everything we know so far about the Garth Brooks concerts
# Thunder Rolls
# Thunder Rolls

Final decision by Tuesday: Everything we know so far about the Garth Brooks concerts

Jul 5th 2014, 12:24 PM 29,130 Views 152 Comments

Peter Aiken of Aiken Promotions said that Brooks will be out by millions if all the concerts don’t go ahead.

Aaron McKenna: The good times must be back if we’ll turn away 400,000 concert goers
# Column
# Column

Aaron McKenna: The good times must be back if we’ll turn away 400,000 concert goers

Jul 5th 2014, 8:05 AM 25 Views 116 Comments

We’re clearly feeling more bullish about the economy if we’re cancelling sold-out shows. But should we be so confident?

# garth-brooks - Friday 4 July, 2014

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Jul 4th 2014, 10:55 PM 19,405 Views 15 Comments

Everyone’s talking about whether the Garth Brooks gigs will go ahead, the new Labour leader and the jail sentence for Rolf Harris…

Council says Garth Brooks decision 'cannot be amended or appealed'
# Brinkmanship
# Brinkmanship

Council says Garth Brooks decision 'cannot be amended or appealed'

Jul 4th 2014, 10:50 PM 56,844 Views 232 Comments

The singer said last night that it’s five shows or nothing. The tourism minister says there’s no reason why the three scheduled gigs shouldn’t take place.

Fianna Fáil writes new piece of legislation for Garth Brooks
# Unanswered Prayers
# Unanswered Prayers

Fianna Fáil writes new piece of legislation for Garth Brooks

Jul 4th 2014, 4:28 PM 28,617 Views 82 Comments

The legislation would create an appeals process where local authorities have refused an event licence.

Peace process should not be put at risk over parades - Adams
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Peace process should not be put at risk over parades - Adams

Jul 4th 2014, 1:29 PM 6,030 Views 84 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking in the wake of yesterday’s negotiation walk-out by Unionist parties.

Garth Brooks debacle: The international coverage
# The Dance
From The Daily Edge
# The Dance

Garth Brooks debacle: The international coverage

Jul 4th 2014, 9:31 AM 39,259 Views 99 Comments

Obligatory ‘friends in low/high places’ gag here.

The Garth Brooks headline in today's Metro Herald is pretty excellent
# Garthgate
From The Daily Edge
# Garthgate

The Garth Brooks headline in today's Metro Herald is pretty excellent

Jul 4th 2014, 9:28 AM 4,051 Views 1 Comment

*applause*

Some Croke Park residents are signing a petition to reinstate all five concerts
# Hope
# Hope

Some Croke Park residents are signing a petition to reinstate all five concerts

Jul 4th 2014, 8:09 AM 51,385 Views 248 Comments

The organiser said that ‘most residents are fuming that a minority are speaking on behalf of the whole area’.

Leo and Phil to the rescue? Government told to get involved in Garth Brooks debacle
# Unanswered Prayers
# Unanswered Prayers

Leo and Phil to the rescue? Government told to get involved in Garth Brooks debacle

Jul 4th 2014, 7:53 AM 10,615 Views 69 Comments

Fianna Fáil say Ireland’s tourism reputation is at stake.

Have a ticket to a cancelled Garth Brooks gig? Here's how you can get a refund
# Big Money
# Big Money

Have a ticket to a cancelled Garth Brooks gig? Here's how you can get a refund

Jul 4th 2014, 7:05 AM 21,610 Views 40 Comments

You might also be able to get that hotel booking refunded.

Garth Brooks: 'For us, it is five shows or none at all'
# And The Thunder Rolls
# And The Thunder Rolls

Garth Brooks: 'For us, it is five shows or none at all'

Jul 4th 2014, 6:34 AM 89,546 Views 429 Comments

Earlier today, Dublin City Council gave permission for just three of the five scheduled Garth Brooks concerts in Croke Park.

# garth-brooks - Thursday 3 July, 2014

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Jul 3rd 2014, 11:15 PM 18,109 Views 32 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the cancelled Garth Brooks gigs, Enda in Germany and the price of cigarettes….

Opinion: Fiends in high places - Garth Brooks and the national malaise
# Column
# Column

Opinion: Fiends in high places - Garth Brooks and the national malaise

Jul 3rd 2014, 7:45 PM 32 Views 74 Comments

“Unless you’re holding tickets for Brooks I, II, or III, you are Children of a Lesser God,” writes Joe O’Shea.

Promoters "don't know" if remaining Garth Brooks concerts will go ahead
# AIKEN BREAKIN' HEARTS
# AIKEN BREAKIN' HEARTS

Promoters "don't know" if remaining Garth Brooks concerts will go ahead

Jul 3rd 2014, 6:56 PM 21,370 Views 107 Comments

Peter Aiken has told RTÉ that he is “trying to come with answers” for the situation.

Could the Garth gigs be saved? Here are the options...
# Unanswered Prayers
# Unanswered Prayers

Could the Garth gigs be saved? Here are the options...

Jul 3rd 2014, 5:30 PM 33,991 Views 116 Comments

Meanwhile, solicitor for Croke Park residents claims disgruntled fans considering legal action against promoters.

Cavan GAA club writes excellent open letter offering up grounds for cancelled Garth Brooks gigs
# Garth Brooks
From The Daily Edge
# Garth Brooks

Cavan GAA club writes excellent open letter offering up grounds for cancelled Garth Brooks gigs

Jul 3rd 2014, 4:00 PM 10,767 Views 2 Comments

They’ve recently installed a toilet.

Can Slane Castle hold the two cancelled Garth Brooks gigs?
# No Friends In Royal Places
# No Friends In Royal Places

Can Slane Castle hold the two cancelled Garth Brooks gigs?

Jul 3rd 2014, 1:22 PM 32,189 Views 80 Comments

Unequivocally, no.

Poll: Is Dublin City Council right to refuse permission for two Garth Brooks gigs?
# Over To You
# Over To You

Poll: Is Dublin City Council right to refuse permission for two Garth Brooks gigs?

Jul 3rd 2014, 12:54 PM 28,539 Views 133 Comments

The council says the five shows would be too disruptive – but are they right?

The documents: Here's exactly why the Garth Brooks gigs were refused permission
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

The documents: Here's exactly why the Garth Brooks gigs were refused permission

Jul 3rd 2014, 12:28 PM 26,139 Views 68 Comments

Dublin City Council says two of the gigs have been refused ‘to minimise disruption to the neighbourhood’ around Croke Park.

'Guaranteed' Garth Brooks tickets are ALREADY selling at inflated prices
# If Tomorrow Never Comes
From The Daily Edge
# If Tomorrow Never Comes

'Guaranteed' Garth Brooks tickets are ALREADY selling at inflated prices

Jul 3rd 2014, 12:16 PM 20,145 Views 21 Comments

The ads appeared within minutes of the announcement.

Permission granted for just THREE of the scheduled five Garth Brooks concerts
# No Show
# No Show

Permission granted for just THREE of the scheduled five Garth Brooks concerts

Jul 3rd 2014, 12:01 PM 69,056 Views 358 Comments

400,000 tickets have already been sold.