Sunday 23 November 2014

Garth Brooks announces Irish dates

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Garth Brooks announces he will play Ireland for the first time in 17 years with two dates at Croke Park, July 25th & July 26th, for the Irish leg of his tour 'The Garth Brooks Comeback Special Event', Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland - 20.01.14. Pictures: G. McDonnell / Cathal Burke / VIPIRELAND.COM *** Local Caption *** Garth Brooks
Garth Brooks announces he will play Ireland for the first time in 17 years with two dates at Croke Park, July 25th & July 26th.
Garth Brooks announces he will play Ireland for the first time in 17 years with two dates at Croke Park, July 25th & July 26th, for the Irish leg of his tour 'The Garth Brooks Comeback Special Event', Croke Park, Dublin.
Garth Brooks is eager to return to the scene of one of his "best shows ever" when he plays Croke Park this summer.
The event ended up being a best-selling DVD for the country superstar, who is now 51.
Brooks, who flew into Dublin to announce the double header concerts, believes his Croker gig was "one of the best shows I ever did".
Fans from across the globe are expected to snap up tickets when they go on sale next week, with many fondly recalling his last Irish performance 17 years ago.
"In 1997, we were lucky enough to play Croke Park," he said, although the stadium was then being redeveloped.
Fans of the 'Friends in Low Places' singer had caught wind of his imminent arrival, some even tracking his plane and gathering outside Croke Park yesterday ahead of the announcement.
"I was quoted then as saying 'When this stadium is finished, I would love to come back and try to fill it again. . . this time to the brink'.
Glenda Gilson was at croke Park to interview the super star for Xpose.
Gerry Kelly had got wind of the announcement and turned up at Croke Park.
Larry Gogan from RTE attended the annoucement of the two concerts at the Dublin stadium.

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