Garth Brooks: believed to have watched a live webstream of Dublin City Council’s Monday meeting. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Mixed reactions from local residents as hospitality industry left ‘reeling’ at loss

William Spense, Nial Ring, a councillor, and Peter Branigan, who opposed the shows, and Sandra Reid and Susan Mangan, in favour, exchange views outside Croke Park yesterday. Photograph: Alan Betson

Enda Kenny says singer’s cancellation could lead to loss of €250m for Dublin

The details of the hotel to be taken over by Dublin City Council have not been released. Photograph: Getty

Central facility will house 70 families who are staying in 21 hotels across the capital

Lord Mayor of Dublin Christy Burke said he had reached agreement with the Aviva Stadium to stage the two Garth Brooks concerts but this was “ruled completely out” by Aiken Promotions and Croke Park management.

Council chief hopes singer will go ahead with three permitted concerts at Croke Park

Marie Gorman (left), of Ballybough, Dublin, along with other local residents protesting against the cancellation of any of the Garth Brooks Croke Park concerts.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Chief executive says move ‘not legally possible’ and hopes singer plays three dates

Plans for a directly elected mayor of Dublin are to be resuscitated following talks between Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan and mayors of the four Dublin local authorities. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Proposals for new office unlikely to be put to a public vote for at least two years

Marie Gorman (left), Ballybough, with local residents protesting against the cancellation of any of the Garth Brooks Croke Park concerts, at Ballybough, Dublin, on Sunday. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

City council chief executive to come under pressure over licence refusals tonight

Dublin City Council has not been able to raise capital funding to build houses since 2008, the year the public private partnership housing regeneration deals with developer Bernard McNamara (above) collapsed.

Expressions of interest to be sought for over 30 hectares of council land

Alex Harris (3) from  Ballybough, with local residents protesting against the cancellation of any of the Garth Brooks Croke Park concerts at Ballybough in Dublin today. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Vintners Association claims loss of Croke Park concerts could cost Dublin pubs €15 million

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