Tuesday 6 December 2016

Fans have been let down by the system but they've also been let down by Garth Brooks

Published 09/07/2014 | 02:30

Garth Brooks
Garth Brooks

SOMETIMES we can be such a nation of cowboys. So it's hardly surprising that Ireland's buck-eejit organisational skills have put the world's most famous buckaroo on the warpath.

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Garth Brooks is either steaming, sulking or sobbing his heart out about the Croke Park debacle. One way or another, the man in the black ten-gallon hat has decided it's no dice for any Irish concerts.

Those five back-to-backs gigs have become the most talked-about shows since the Elvis Comeback special in 1968. And no wonder, because Brooks's record sales are eclipsed only by Presley's.

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