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Wednesday 29 March 2017

What’s Garth Brooks doing this weekend?

Does anyone actually care?

Louise Kelly

Louise Kelly

I woke up this morning to a text from my friend in low places (she’s from Clonmel, Tipperary in fairness so the pun is valid). “I can’t wait for Garth tonight,” she wrote. “Oh wait...”

Yep. Tonight was the night that the man himself was to launch his five-day country music offensive in Dublin’s Croke Park. 

The controversy around, and eventually the cancellation of, the ‘homecoming’ of the megalomaniac – sorry, megastar – was covered in the media more than anyone could handle. 

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