Ireland

Arts, Culture & Media

Country music fans in Ireland are reeling as Garth Brooks' comeback tour concerts are cancelled

Country music star Garth Brooks was supposed to kick-off his much anticipated worldwide comeback tour in Croke Park, Dublin. But then the Dublin City Council said no to five consecutive days of concerts. It only approved three. Brooks and his entourage responded by pulling the plug on all the Dublin gigs. Now the Irish government and Dublin City Council are scrambling to reach a compromise.

Politics

The Irish and their native tongue

Every child in Ireland learns the Gaelic language, but most adults there don't speak the language. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with writer and filmmaker Manchan Magan, who's been exploring Ireland's relationship to its native language.

Politics

Coping with Ireland's financial crisis

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Kevin Sheridan, owner of Sheridan's Cheesemongers in Ireland, about how the economic downturn has affected his business. Also, Rita Richardson, a retiree in Galway, Ireland, tells Lisa how she's coping with the news.