Garth Brooks confirms that none of the five concerts will take place!


After days of speculation, the country singer has revealed that none of the five concerts will be taking place in Croke Park.

The country singer said he was broken hearted at the Dublin City Council’s decision.

The singer released a statement this evening:

"I have always been advised to NEVER send a message in “the moment.” 

"It is said it is best to take a walk, wait awhile, and think about it. 

"With that said, I just received the news the Irish council cannot change their earlier ruling to not allow the licenses for all five shows. 

"To say I am crushed is an understatement.  All I see is my mother’s face and I hear her voice. 

"She always said things happen for a reason and for the right reason. 

"As hard as I try, I cannot see the light on this one.  So it is with a broken heart, I announce the ticket refunds for the event will go as posted by TicketMaster."

Garth went on to thank authorities "for going the distance for all of us who wanted to share songs and dance together."

The 52-year-old said: " I really want to thank all the people around the world that continued to think good thoughts that this would actually happen. 

"Most of all, to Peter Aiken and those 400,000 people who believed enough to go through what they have been through to get to this point…I love you, always have, always will. 

"I encourage any and all of them that can come see the show, at some point around the world, to bring your Irish flags and waive them proudly at the concerts. I will be looking for you.…garth."