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#garth brooks

# garth-brooks - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Opinion: The Garth Brooks situation requires no parody – it is the definition of parody itself

The integrity of our planning process is a principle that our history demands we protect, whether Garth’s heart is breaking or not.

From The Daily Edge 10 of the most inspired responses to the Garth Brooks shenanigans Friends In No Places

10 of the most inspired responses to the Garth Brooks shenanigans

Because laughter is the best medicine. *bursts into tears*

From The Daily Edge #MoreShamefulThanBrooks hashtag puts Garth Brooks debacle into perspective Think About It

#MoreShamefulThanBrooks hashtag puts Garth Brooks debacle into perspective

Is the Brooks controversy really the biggest embarrassment in Ireland right now? These people don’t think so.

Poll: Was the Taoiseach right to get involved in the Garth Brooks debacle? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Was the Taoiseach right to get involved in the Garth Brooks debacle?

Is the Taoiseach right to be working on a full house (for five sold-out gigs)?

There's talk of Barack Obama getting involved in the Garth Brooks debacle

…and the Mexican ambassador, seriously.

# garth-brooks - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s still talking about Garth Brooks as well as a derailed DART and the Cabinet reshuffle.

Now Enda is trying to get the Garth Brooks concerts back

The Taoiseach has asked for a meeting to be set up between the City Manager and the Lord Mayor to sort it out.

Explainer: Could Garth Brooks REALLY have brought €50 million into the Dublin economy?

Probably not, but it wouldn’t have been far away.

From The Daily Edge Could FG senator's 'free hotels for objectors' plan be solution to Garth Brooks saga? Garth Brooks

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Brooks the talk of Leinster House: GAA, Aiken & Council to be grilled over concert fiasco

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach says the Government would be criticised for overruling residents and the Council if it introduced emergency legislation…

From The Daily Edge This Garth Brooks web game lets you simulate being a Croke Park resident Party Off Garth

This Garth Brooks web game lets you simulate being a Croke Park resident

And it’s a real productivity vaccuum. Watch out.

Here are the details of exactly how to get a refund on your Garth Brooks tickets

If you bought them with a card you don’t have to do anything.

Fans and businesses aren't the only ones losing out...concert cancellation hits charities too

One charity spokesperson said that it has left a hole in their budget.

Peter Aiken says he is "shellshocked" about Garth Brooks

The promoter hit out at Dublin City Council for their handling of the affair.

Say What? Some of the mad things public figures are saying about Garth

“Like a funeral without a corpse.”

From The Daily Edge RTÉ played out their World Cup coverage last night with a Garth Brooks song The Dance

RTÉ played out their World Cup coverage last night with a Garth Brooks song

A triumph for some. A devastating blow to others.

From The Daily Edge Here's how to block any mention of Garth Brooks on social media G'way Garth

Here's how to block any mention of Garth Brooks on social media

Sanitise your social media.

Timeline: Garth Brooks at Croke Park - from sold-out to cancelled

From the sell-out gigs to a cancelled run.

# garth-brooks - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix This post contains videos

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, the cabinet reshuffle and Google smartphones for robots…

All FIVE Garth Brooks concerts have been cancelled

It was also revealed today that Dublin City Council suggested that four gigs could go ahead under a license review.

What do you do now if you have a Garth Brooks ticket?

Ticketmaster said it is going to be “unprecedented” to sort out the ticket refunds, while Moran & Bewley’s Hotels plan to refund pre-paid rooms.

From The Daily Edge All these mammies have lost their birthday presents thanks to Garth Brooks If Tomorrow Never Mums

All these mammies have lost their birthday presents thanks to Garth Brooks

Won’t somebody think of the mammies?

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Brazil and Germany face off, GAA react to Garth and all today's sport Tuesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Brazil and Germany face off, GAA react to Garth and all today's sport

RVP’s header is getting its own coin, there’s a new Pro 12 sponsor on the way and a lot of cash was spent on Ross McCormack.

Taoiseach: Garth Brooks cancellation a shock to the economy and our reputation

Enda Kenny claimed that the gigs could have been worth “a quarter of billion” to Dublin’s economy.

From The Daily Edge Remember when Garth Brooks was happy to play on top of a minibus in Bray? Reeling In The Years
From The42 GAA and Croke Park had no indication that Garth Brooks concert licence would be refused GAARTH

GAA and Croke Park had no indication that Garth Brooks concert licence would be refused

The GAA and the Croke Park stadium also revealed they share ‘the intense disappointment’ felt by fans who had purchased tickets.

From The Daily Edge There's a LOT of leftover Garth Brooks merchandise still for sale Garthgate
From The Daily Edge 11 of the best Twitter reactions to Garth Brooks pulling the plug Garthgate

Open thread: What do YOU think about the Garth Brooks concerts being cancelled?

Have tickets for the cancelled concerts? Disappointed? Relieved? Let us know how you feel.

Fianna Fáil: Our 'Garth Brooks Bill' could be passed by tomorrow

The party’s mooted legislation change would essentially create an appeals process whereby the Council’s decision could be appealed on economic and tourism grounds.

Peter Aiken on way to US for Garth Brooks 'crisis talks'

Meanwhile, legal proceedings are said to have begun against Aiken Promotions and Croke Park to stop all the concerts going ahead.

# garth-brooks - Monday 7 July, 2014

'The Garth Brooks ship leaves tonight', but city manager won't budge on licensing decision

However, councillors still voted in favour of all five concerts going ahead.

Aiken: 'The complete misrepresentation of Garth Brooks is scandalous'

Aiken Promotions welcomed the decision of the city council to support the motion to ask the city manager to reconsider.

From The Daily Edge Coláiste Lurgan do Garth Brooks as Gaeilge Callin Colaiste Lurgan

Coláiste Lurgan do Garth Brooks as Gaeilge

Well, they kind of had to, didn’t they?

From The Daily Edge Garth Brooks has announced a press conference on Thursday Thunder Rolls

Garth Brooks has announced a press conference on Thursday

It’s not known whether it will include a resolution to the Irish concerts.

'Put your country first, let Garth Brooks play'

The gigs are worth €50 million to the Dublin economy, it has been claimed.

Garth Brooks concert debacle has "major impact on Ireland's reputation"

The chief executive of Dublin Chamber of Commerce said that it was “not acceptable” for the concerts to be cancelled at this stage.

# garth-brooks - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Publicans and residents call for five concerts to go ahead - but Labour say they have a solution

The political party has suggested that three concerts should go ahead this year and the final two next year.