Brooks row 'very badly handled'
Irish premier Enda Kenny has described country superstar Garth Brooks' decision to pull out of a comeback special expected to pump millions into the country's recovering economy this month as a shock to the system.
Garth Brooks: All five concerts at Croke Park cancelled, Aiken Promotions confirm
All five Garth Brooks concerts due to take place at Croke Park in Dublin have been cancelled, it was confirmed.
Plans to target TV licence evaders
Television licence inspectors will be given access to personal Sky and UPC cable subscription records to catch evaders by the end of the year, under plans rubber stamped by Government.
Garth Brooks: Police investigating whether some complaints that led to Croke Park concerts...
Detectives are investigating the possibility that some of the complaints that led to the Garth Brooks concerts being cancelled were forgeries.
Former Quinn executives seek deal
A consortium including some executives from Sean Quinn's defunct business empire expect to secure a deal to buy two divisions of the old business over the next two months.
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Concert promoter Peter Aiken has flown to the US in a last ditch attempt to persuade Garth Brooks to go ahead with the three...
Would-be whale saviours urged to let nature take its course
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Gingers face extinction due to sunshine, say scientists
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Garth Brooks concerts: Fresh legal challenge to stop ALL FIVE Croke Park gigs
Legal proceedings over the Garth Brooks concerts in Croke Park were formally lodged in the High Court today.
Lord Mayor seeking Brooks solution
Country superstar Garth Brooks is preparing to divert a ship containing equipment for his long-awaited comeback because of a furore in Ireland over the gigs, it has been claimed.
Hopes fade for stranded whales
Whales from a pod which became stranded twice on a beach in Donegal have little chance of survival, experts have said.
Kenny to hold talks on new Cabinet
Taoiseach Enda Kenny and newly appointed Tanaiste and Labour leader Joan Burton are holding their first one-to-one meeting on the make-up of the new cabinet.
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Linda Nolan has said she was a victim of convicted paedophile Rolf Harris when she was just 15.
Garth Brooks gigs ruling condemned
The cancellation of all five of Garth Brooks's controversial concerts in Dublin would cost the city economy as much as 15 million euro (£11.8 million), publicans have warned.
Joan Burton is Irish Labour Party's new boss in South
The Irish Labour Party elected its first woman leader yesterday after the resignation of Foreign Affairs Minister Eamon Gilmore.
Burton takes over as Labour leader
The new leader of the Labour Party Joan Burton has said her priorities in Government are matching social recovery with economic revival.
Garth Brooks being 'stupid' over 'all or nothing' ultimatum, says head of Croke Park residents...
Garth Brooks was accused today of being “stupid” with his ‘all or nothing’ stance on five scheduled concerts at Croke Park.
Trinity aims to triple NI students
Trinity College in Dublin has launched an initiative to triple its intake of students from Northern Ireland.
Council cancels Garth Brooks dates
A furore has erupted in Ireland over the refusal of city chiefs to allow two concerts by country music superstar Garth Brooks go ahead as planned this month.
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