Promoter Peter Aiken leaving Leinster House today following a meeting with the Oireachtas Transport committee to discuss the Garth Brooks concerts. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times 1:45

Dublin city manager Owen Keegan tonight rejected claims from the GAA that he was fully in support of five Garth Brooks concerts before controversially(...)

An “Unmissable Croke Park” poster on Cuffe Street in Dublin, “the True Irish Experience”, which takes on a new meaning in light of the Garth Brooks saga.   Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Country singer Garth Brooks has said he remains keen to play all five concerts originally planned for Croke Park if they could be “salvaged” by the e(...)

Country and western crooner Garth Brooks no longer feels welcome in Ireland, says mediator Kieran Mulvey. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

Country and western singer Garth Brooks no longer feels welcome in Ireland, says mediator Kieran Mulvey. Labour Relations Commission chief exec(...)

Garth  Brooks, in Croke Park, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

So familiar is the term “subject to licence” it gives few music fans pause for thought before shelling out ever increasing sums for concert tickets.It(...)

Garth Brooks in Croke Park in Dublin last January to announce details of a number of concerts this month. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Singer Garth Brooks tonight told the 400,000 people who have bought tickets for his Irish concerts that he will play five shows in Dublin or none at (...)

A file image of Garth Brooks in Croke Park in January when he announced the first of his concerts at the stadium in July this year.  Photograph: Irish Times

Several hundred objections against a licence for five sell-out Garth Brooks concerts at Croke Park this summer have been submitted to Dublin City Coun(...)

For what is likely to be the first time, the All-Ireland hurling championship has taken in more gate receipts than its football equivalent.Yesterday’(...)

An aerial view of  Croke Park on  All-Ireland hurling final day in 2000, when Kilkenny met Offaly, yet another occasion  when the attendance was less than the football equaivalent that year, when Kerry beat Galway, after a replay. Photograph:   David Maher/Sportsfile

The attendance at Sunday’s hurling final was 81,651 and given it fell short of the official 82,300 capacity, the figure is likely to be smaller than (...)

 Joe Rock, who has worked in Croke Park for 81 years. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

With his eyes rolling up the walls of the triple tier Cusack Stand, Joe Rock shakes his head. “My God, this is a changed place since we started. Who’d(...)

Jim Kelly and his son James

Ten years ago today, father and son Jim and James Kelly marched into Croke Park stadium with Team Ireland for the opening ceremony of the Special Olym(...)