U2 Dublin concert a beautiful day with €12m boost to economy
Croke Park gig is band’s only concert in Ireland as part of ‘Joshua Tree’ world tour
U2: More than 80,000 people are expected to attend the band’s concert in Croke Park on Saturday. Photograph: Giorgio Onorati/EPA
More than 80,000 people will attend the concert on Saturday evening – the band’s only gig on the island of Ireland this summer as part of The Joshua Tree world tour.
“A U2 concert in Dublin is a truly international event with fans travelling from all over the world,” said Aebhric McGibney, director of public and international Affairs at Dublin Chamber.