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Singing Praises Garth Brooks promises he will let fans know 'the second' Croke Park concerts secured

'I will tell you this – if I do get to play, if we all get to go back to Ireland and play music again, we would be the luckiest people on the planet'

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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

Garth Brooks has addressed the rumours that he will return to Ireland next year to play Croke Park.

According to Virgin Media News, negotiations are in an advanced stage and the country music star is set to play a series of gigs at Croke Park in September 2022.

No official comment has been made as of yet by Garth Brooks, Croke Park, or Dublin County Council.

If the rumours are true, it will be the first time since the singer has announced an Irish concert since 2014, when he cancelled five sold out gigs for Croke Park due to a licencing dispute which left 400,000 fans disappointed after they had purchased tickets.

Amid the rumours, the 59-year-old took part in a Facebook live stream where he answered a question from Irish fan Mary Ryan, who told him that her first country and western concert was seeing him at the Point Depot in 1994.

Dubbed Ireland’s Garth Brooks superfan, Mary then said: “Hope to get to see you in Ireland and would love to get the chance to actually say hello. We hope to see you sometime next year.”

Addressing the rumours, the Friends in Low Places singer replied: “I need to look into the camera and tell you this: I have heard these rumours since 2014. I don’t know where they sit at this point.

“I will tell you this – if I do get to play, if we all get to go back to Ireland and play music again, we would be the luckiest people on the planet.

“I promise you that the second I know whether it’s going to happen or not, I will let you know. Is that a fair deal to make?”

He added that Ireland is “the place to play” because the fans have “so much love” and “so much sincerity.”

“I’ll tell Ireland if you love me one billionth as much as I love you I’m the luckiest guy on the planet. I love Ireland,” he concluded.

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