Garth Brooks

First Published September 2022 NEXT TIME, "I DON'T MIND COMIN' TO YOU!" It happened on Friday night, out of the blue. I was in Croke Park for the second-last show of his historic five-night run of concerts at GAA HQ, his first night back on stage after almost a week off. Only moments after taking … Continue reading Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks

First Published September 2022 A HERO'S HOMECOMING Garth Brooks finally made his return to Ireland on September 9th at Croke Park How do you describe what it feels like to finally experience something you've waited twenty-five years for? How do you put into words everything about THAT very moment, when the shadow of 2014 was also - at last - cast forever into … Continue reading Garth Brooks

Trudi Lalor

First Published July 2022 "I'M ALL ABOUT SHOWCASING COUNTRY" Part 2 TRUDI LALOR joins MARGO at the Tullamore Court Hotel for a stop on Margo's 70th Birthday Celebration Concert Tour on July 20th This coming Wednesday night, July 20th, sees possibly the most wonderful line-up of country music talent take to the stage in the … Continue reading Trudi Lalor

Garth Brooks

First Published July 2014 FOR BROOKS SAKE Firstly, as the last chance of any possible resolution to the GARTH BROOKS concert fiasco finally fades away into an epic failure of Craggy Island proportions (minus any funny side!), and the nightmare scenario of complete cancellation begins to unfold, let me be straight up about the fact … Continue reading Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks

First Published January 2014 MORE THAN A MEMORY...AGAIN The door of the walk-in closet in my old bedroom at home in Lusmagh is kind of like a scrapbook of my life up to a certain point. Little reminders of people, places and times in the shape of stickers, photos, pictures cut from magazines and newspapers, … Continue reading Garth Brooks