All five of Garth Brooks' Irish comeback shows canceled

July 8, 2014 4:15 PM

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All five of Garth Brooks' Irish comeback shows canceled

DUBLIN (Reuters) - American country singer Garth Brooks' five comeback concerts in Dublin this month were canceled on Tuesday after two of the sold-out shows were denied permission to go ahead, the event's promoters said.

A council decision last week to uphold objections raised by local residents against the holding of five successive shows at the 82,000-seat Croke Park stadium has dominated the airwaves, newspaper front pages and been raised in parliament.

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