Chris Wasser: A true icon who gave it her all, Tina Turner’s final concert in Ireland ranks among the finest I’ve ever seen

Tina Turner on her final tour in 2009. Photo: AP Photo/Hermann J. Knippertz, file

Chris Wasser

The farewell tour is a myth. Nobody who’s anybody means it when they tell you they’ve had enough. Tina Turner, the undisputed Queen of Rock ’n’ Roll, was too darn good for a proper farewell jaunt – but that didn’t stop her from trying to fool us.