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06th Oct 2021

Garth Brooks might have to move some of his Dublin shows to the Aviva

It’s anyone’s guess now.

Garth Brooks will only make his Dublin come back if he gets to play five shows, but all of them being in Croke Park is looking unlikely.

It has been claimed that the country singer might need to move some of his five anticipated Croke Park concerts to the Aviva or other Irish stadiums if planning is refused for the venue.

Hoping to book five concerts in September of next year, the 9th, 10th and 11th are all set in stone, Garth has applied for two extra gigs to be played on the GAA field.

Hundreds of residents in the Croke Park area met beside the venue last week with stadium management and Aiken Promotions with concerns over the amount of concerts being planned.

According to The Sun, insiders are saying that Garth will only return if he gets to play the five dates he didn’t manage to do in 2014.

A source said: “It becomes a big story for Garth if he gets the five nights at Croke Park he was denied before. Three nights won’t be enough.

“He wants his full five shows at least if he is ever to return to Ireland.

“But Garth could do three nights in Croke Park then another three concerts in the Aviva Stadium.”

Adding that he could do what Ed Sheeran did in 2018 and add more dates in different parts of the country, as only three concerts are allowed to be held in Croke Park each year.

This is causing issues as Ed Sheeran has booked two concerts in April of 2022.

Residents are outraged that there could be seven potential concerts held next year and it could go to the High Court, but Dublin City Council could still refuse as they did back in 2014.