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Meet and Greet Dublin locals urged to register for public meetings ahead of Garth Brooks concerts

Croke Park officials say the meeting will be an opportunity for local residents to meet in person with senior management from the stadium and Aiken Promotions to specifically learn more from them about stadium concert planning for next year.

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Country star Garth Brooks

Country star Garth Brooks

Country star Garth Brooks

Croke Park officials are urging anyone who still wants to attend a meeting with them, Dublin City Council and music promoters over the planned Garth Brooks concerts next September to register with them in order to be allowed entry.

The meeting is due to take place on Thursday at 7pm in the new handball and community centre on Sackville Avenue, will be chaired by independent chairperson Noeline Blackwell and is open to all who live within the stadium’s 1.5km community radius.

Croke Park officials say the meeting will be an opportunity for local residents to meet in person with senior management from the stadium and Aiken Promotions to specifically learn more from them about stadium concert planning for next year.

Hundreds of residents have already registered with Croke Park to receive updates from the stadium and an invitation to attend.

Three concert dates have been confirmed for September 9, 10 and 11 while a two-day outdoor concert application has been made to Dublin City Council for September next year indicating that music megastar is pushing for five gigs in total.

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Country music star Garth Brooks is playing Croke Park

Country music star Garth Brooks is playing Croke Park

Country music star Garth Brooks is playing Croke Park

The application was received on Wednesday last week by the council from Aiken Promotions.

The licence application comprises of two outdoor concerts to be held in Croke Park on Friday September 16 and Saturday September 17, next year.

Under Planning and Development Regulations any person can make a submission or observation in writing to the local authority in respect of an application within three weeks of the receipt of the application by the local authority.

The application can be viewed and inspected at Dublin City Council’s planning by the public daily by appointment from 9am to 4.30pm. The deadline for observations is October 12 at 4.30pm.

Under planning law, three concerts per year (planning law year) can be held at Croke Park.

Bruce Springsteen is expected to play at the same venue on April 23 and 24 while Ed Sheeran has added an extra date, which will take place on 23 April also at the northside venue as part of a larger tour of Ireland.

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Tickets for Sheeran’s gigs went on sale last Saturday.

In 2014 Brooks axed five sell out gigs which left 400,000 fans disappointed after they had purchased tickets.

The planning year to allow for outdoor concerts being held begins after the month of April annually.

To register to attend, log onto crokepark.ie.

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