Damien Dempsey fans will be having a Very Damo Christmas this year as the Dubliner has just announced two hometown gigs in the run-up to the big day.

Having recently triumphed at the Iveagh Gardens, Dempsey will play Vicar Street on Friday, December 22nd and Saturday, December 23rd.

Tickets are €32.50 and on sale next Thursday 24th August at 9am from usual outlets.