Garth Brooks: The Saga Continues…
And on, and on it goes. This is a bit of a bike shed issue, even An Taoiseach Enda Kenny is wading in.
TheJournal.ie has learned that Enda Kenny has asked the Chief Executive of the Labour Relations Commission, Kieran Mulvey to arrange a meeting between City Manager Owen Keegan and Lord Mayor Christy Burke.
This development follows the release of an email from Garth Brooks to Peter Aiken, in which the singer asks if there’s any chance the ‘powers that be’ in Ireland can work together, and that his five scheduled concerts in Croke Park can still go ahead as planned.
Will it happen? Who knows? Get the popcorn in. Meanwhile, the internet is a gift that keeps giving:
The 90’s reference:
I has a sad. But I still managed to giggle at this. pic.twitter.com/ZhnyrRBTmE
— Sue-Ellen Carroll (@SueellenCarroll) July 8, 2014
The obligatory Hitler reaction:
‘I’d already bought a Stetson!’ As predicted, Hitler is going bananas over the Garth Brooks debacle http://t.co/yNy8Eam4SM
— Mary McGill (@missmarymcgill) July 8, 2014
An observation on Garths ‘How can I choose which concert to cancel‘ statement:
Interesting to see that if Garth Brooks has to choose between his children, he’d sooner they all died. #sophieschoice #friendsinlowplaces
— Dara Ó Briain (@daraobriain) July 8, 2014
And bringing it back into some sort of perspective:
First they came for the Atheists & educators, next the carers & their charges, but when they came for the #GarthBrooks gigs Ireland rose up
— BuffaloCrisps (@Buffalocrisps) July 8, 2014
It is the summer, I suppose.