Charlie Bird has shared his bucket list as he hopes to see Bruce Springsteen next year 1 month ago

Charlie Bird has shared his bucket list as he hopes to see Bruce Springsteen next year

Fingers crossed he got tickets.

RTÉ legend Charlie Bird has revealed that he has one thing on his bucket list - to see Bruce Springsteen live in concert next year.


The broadcaster took to Twitter to tell his followers that he hopes to be in attendance at the highly anticipated concert which is set to take place on May 5 2023, in Dublin's RDS.

Thinking back to how singer Daniel O'Donnell sang one of Springsteen's songs at the top of Croagh Patrick during his Climb with Charlie event, it made him want to go more.

He added that he wants Land of Home and Dreams played at his funeral, saying: "On my bucket list. Yes I made it to the top of Croagh Patrick. Now hopefully I can survive to see Brucie next year. Remember Daniel O D sang one of his songs for me at the top of Croagh Patrick. And when the time comes I want 'Land of Home and Dreams' played at my farewell."

Naturally, followers flooded the comments with messages of support and well wishes, with many hoping he got his hands on some tickets.


One person wrote: "No doubt you will smash this goal too Charlie!!! Good luck getting a ticket!!!! I think there is huge demand even with the huge ticket price!!"

A second said: "Please God you will make it Charlie. Please God Bruce makes it! Please God I get tickets tomorrow!"


While a third added: "Enjoy Charlie. Hope you get a ticket".

Charlie's latest bucket list goal comes as he takes on another challenge for charity, a parachute jump with former Ireland football manager Mick McCarthy.

Sharing a video to Twitter, Charlie said the "mad idea" came about so they could raise even more for charity in July.

He said: "Yes, you have read correctly, Mick McCarthy, the former Irish soccer manager.


"There is an interesting story to this but that is for another time. I am just looking for one sponsor to make it happen."