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Quiz: How well do you know Croke Park's concert history?

Do you remember GarthGate?

90327352_90327352 Garth Brooks pictured at the launch of 'the Garth Brooks Comeback Special Event 2014 Source: Mark Stedman via rollingnews

IN LIGHT OF the recent announcement that the Spice Girls will play Croke Park next May, we wanted to test your knowledge of gigs gone by at the famous stadium.

Who was the first musical act to headline a concert at Croke Park?
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Simple Minds
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Elton John and Billy Joel

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U2
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Take That
Who was the first artist to headline after the stadium redevelopment was completed in 2005?
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U2
Neil Diamond

Bon Jovi
Robbie Williams
When Take That first played there in 2009 how many members were in the group?
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Five
Four

Three
Six
How many shows at Croke Park did Garth Brooks plan in 2014 before cancelling?
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Six
Five

Four
Three
Who offered to mediate in the Garth Brooks concert saga?
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Twink
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Mexican Ambassador to Ireland, Carlos Garcia de Alba

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Dáithí Ó Sé
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Former Justice Minister, Alan Shatter
Who was the first female artist to headline the stadium?
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Celine Dion
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Tina Turner

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Taylor Swift
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Beyoncé
Who has not performed in Croke Park?
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Andrea Bocelli
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Jedward

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Guns N' Roses
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Neil Diamond
Former Taoiseach Enda Kenny was spotted at a Croke Park gig giving it socks on his air guitar, but whose concert was he at?
U2
Westlife

Bruce Springsteen
Ed Sheeran
Who has played Croke Park the most?
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Westlife
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U2

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Take That
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One Direction
And finally, the Rolling Stones played the stadium back in May, but what was the veteran group's collective age?
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293
204

190
313
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Almost purrfect
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Flippin' good!
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