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25th Nov 2021

Garth Brooks confirmed for five nights at Croke Park

Sarah McKenna Barry

A third, fourth and fifth date have since been added.

This morning saw tickets for Garth Brooks’ highly anticipated return to Ireland go on sale, but with long queues, it hasn’t been easy for fans of the country singer.

Three additional dates have now been added – Sunday 11 September, Friday 16 September and Saturday 17 September. The singer had previously been confirmed to play two gigs on 9 and 10 September

The Irish dates are the only European gigs Garth will play next year.

It is therefore unsurprising that punters are struggling to get their hands on tickets, with reports of over 140,000 people in the online queue on Ticketmaster.

One social media user wrote: “Just had a look @Ticketmaster. Over 140,000 in the queue for tickets to #GarthBrooks. 5 nights incoming.”

Another fan shared her despair writing: “Had my #GarthBrooks tickets in my @Ticketmaster basket but it took @Visa that long to text me a verification code that I’ve lost them. I feel sick.”

She wasn’t alone, however. Others struggled at the final hurdle with a second Twitter user writing: “Had tickets in the bag for Garth Brooks only for Ticketmaster to f**k around accepting my card details.”

Someone else shared a screenshot of their place in the queue and wrote: “Preparing for the inevitable disappointment of getting to the end of this and finding out there are no tickets left.”

The main man himself popped by Ireland earlier this week, and spoke about his excitement to perform here after the infamous 2014 debacle.

He said: “I’d love to do five but I’d also like to be six foot five and have abs.

“What happened in 2014 was a fricking miracle – there’s no way we’re going to do that number again. I can’t see us doing five – would I love it to happen? Yes. But I think it’s impossible.”