What it says in the papers: Tuesday 15 July
Not surprisingly, the Garth Brooks makes the front pages of the papers today.
Last night the country and western superstar revealed that he is not going to play any of the series of five proposed Croke Park concerts.
The story makes the front page of today’s Irish Independent and is the lead story in the Herald. Several of the other papers lead with the story which is guaranteed to take up many column inches over the coming days.
Enda Kenny is facing an angry revolt among rural TDs if he goes ahead with plans to promote several new junior ministers from the greater Dublin area.
The story makes the front page of today’s Irish Independent.
The Herald also covers Nadia Forde’s horror crash in the UK. The model survived a horror crash which saw her car flip over six times on a motorway in the UK. Thankfully she walked away from the smash unscathed.
The State’s record on abuse is slammed by the UN is the lead story in the Examiner. The Government’s failure to accept blame or fully probe cases has been criticised by a UN Human Rights Committee.
The Irish Times leads with the ongoing crisis in Israel. The Star covers the story of Roy Collins’ family returning to Ireland as they seek justice for the murder of their sun in April 2009.