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Taylor set for Croke Park gig as fans get ready to snap up tickets


Swift will play Dublin next June

Swift will play Dublin next June

Swift will play Dublin next June

Taylor Swift is set to headline Croke Park next summer, marking her first performance on Irish soil since her sold-out 3Arena gigs in June 2015.

She will play the gig on Friday, June 15 in support of her latest studio album Reputation, which became the biggest selling album in the US this year when it sold 1.23 million copies in its first week of release.

Tickets will go on sale next Friday.

Subscribers to TaylorSwift.com will have access to tickets in advance, beginning next Wednesday, while those who pre-ordered her new album will also be given preference.

An email sent to fans read: "Do you want to get advanced access to pre-sale tickets to the forthcoming soon to be announced Taylor Swift UK and Ireland 2018 concert dates?

"Pre-order Reputation from the Official Taylor Swift-UK and Ireland store and you will get a unique code that grants you exclusive access to the forthcoming pre-sales for the UK and Ireland 2018 concert dates."


The Dublin performance will be part of the UK and Ireland leg of Swift's tour, which includes dates in Manchester and London.

The star is known for writing about her personal life in many of her songs.

Fans have been speculating about the real-life references that might be included in some of the tracks on her new album.

In Call It What You Want, she sings that her "castle crumbled overnight", which fans believe is a reference to her busy 2016.

She had high-profile break-ups from former flames Calvin Harris and Tom Hiddleston and also reignited her feud with Kanye West.