Garth Brooks’s five  concerts scheduled for  Croke Park never went ahead last year. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Croke Park stadium director Peter McKenna has accepted that the plan to host Garth Brooks five concerts on successive evenings last summer was excess(...)

GAA’s annual report for 2014 showed hurling championship income outstripping football championship income for the first time.

Not for the first time the GAA has found itself defending an apparent bias in funding towards Dublin. Figures released in the 2014 financial report s(...)

The GAA Finance Report Media Briefinghas shown that Hurling gate receipts in 2014 were higher than those of football. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Hurling championship gate receipts have opened a notable gap on football for the first time in GAA history, helping contribute to a €2m increase in to(...)

Final negotiations to close a deal on the sale of public land for major new development at Croke Park will be held tomorrow.

Final negotiations to close a deal on the sale of public land for major new development at Croke Park will be held tomorrow.The GAA wants land owned(...)

Glen Power, Danny O’Donoghue and Mark Sheehan from The Script pictured at their press conference to announce their Croke Park concert on Saturday 20th June 2015. Photograph:  Patrick O’Leary

After much speculation over who will play Croke Park next summer - some of it involving Garth Brooks - Irish rockers The Script have been be unveiled (...)

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 (...)