Tuesday 24 January 2017

Superstar Garth Brooks - Charlie in a cowboy hat

Full disclosure demands I admit buying tickets to Corporate Garth's gig in Croke Park

Published 13/07/2014 | 02:30

Garth Brooks
Garth Brooks

Every now and then we go a bit mad. Not in the Brian Cowen sense - where you bet the future of the country on the word of a shower of bankers. Nor in the Enda Kenny sense - where you defer to EU leaders, giggling and twitching for their amusement, and then rush home and tell everyone how you kicked ass.

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No, unlike those guys, we don't go completely gaga. We just, you know, now and then, we go a little bit mad.

What happens is an incident arises that's of some interest. A large section of the population becomes obsessed with it. And makes an emotional investment in it. And for a few days or weeks we go a bit doolally.

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