Garth Brooks Statement Confirms Irish Shows Are Off

Garth Brooks has released a statement confirming that all five concerts at Croke Park have been cancelled and that tickets will be refunded.

The concerts have been the centre of attention for a number of weeks, following Dublin City Councils (DCC) decision to allow licences for three of the five planned events.

DCC said that it was acting as per an agreement in place since 2009 that no more than three events would be held at Croke Park per year.

Mr Brooks responded by stating that he would play all five, or none at all.

Aiken Promotions, who were behind the events say that they explored "all possible solutions" but confirmed that the concerts were off and that refunds for tickets would be released by TicketMaster.

It is understood that amongst the offers made by DCC and Aiken to try and save the concerts, Mr Brooks rejected the idea of playing three shows now and three more in October, playing four shows, and playing to matinee shows.


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