Talk about friends in high places.
The engaged couple on live TV, courtesy of Garth Brooks, are heading to Croke Park to see the superstar in action this weekend.
Gerard and Sinead Cromwell from Co Meath made headlines 24 years ago this November after appearing on UTV’s Gerry Kelly Show in Belfast.
Both huge fans of the Oklahoma singer, Gerard baffled Sinead by getting on his knees and asking questions before asking Brooks to help him seal the deal.
Segmentation from the 1998 clip shows him telling host Gerry how much she loves Garth and that “apart from me, he’s probably the most famous person in her life.”
“I know today is Friday the 13th, not so lucky but this will make me the luckiest man in the world. Will you marry me?’ when Sinead burst into tears.
As the entire audience applauded, Gerard then asked the singer to “just give her a kiss” and then explained how the first song they ever danced to “If Tomorrow Never Comes”.
Garth then came over to congratulate an emotional Sinead and give her a hug and a kiss, before performing their favorite song on the show, before saying, “Thanks for giving I’m part of that.”
Now, after more than two decades of marriage and three children, the couple are returning to see Brooks perform again in a very different setting.
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And Gerard said it would “mean the world” for Sinead if Garth made them scream from the stage as they released some happy memories, having never had a picture with him while on the set. Gerry program.
The pair went to his first gig last Friday, having previously seen him play Croker in 1998 and again in Las Vegas, where they were lucky to get tickets to the show. his very intimate.
“When he canceled shows in Dublin in 2014, he was playing in Las Vegas for our anniversary so we saved up and went there instead and it was amazing. He’s playing at the Wynne Hotel and it’s like he’s in your living room because it’s a smaller venue.
“There were only about 300 people there. It was unbelievable and he went through his musical history, he sang so many different songs,” he said.
“He is a real performer. Even if you don’t like country music, he’s on a show because it’s available to all ages. He appeals to all walks of life.”
He thinks this Saturday’s final performance will be “a real spectacle” and fans are enjoying a real treat as Brooks lowers the curtain on his world stadium tour. .
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/garth-brooks-helped-them-get-engaged-now-24-years-of-happy-marriage-later-a-couple-is-heading-to-croke-park-to-see-their-hero-41992597.html Garth Brooks got them engaged – now 24 happy years later, a couple are heading to Croke Park to see their hero