Duke Special has announced an Irish tour this winter, to warm up for the release of his new album.

'I Never Thought This Day Would Come'
is the Belfast man's second studio album (fourth overall) and will be released in early 2009.

Before then, the man known as Peter Wilson to his mammy will play the following dates this November and December:

November 20th/21st:
Electric Avenue, Waterford
November 22nd: Dinn Ri, Carlow
November 23rd: An Tain, Dundalk
November 24th: An Grianan, Letterkenny
November 25th: Olympia Theatre, Dublin
November 26th: Dolan's, Limerick
November 28th: Cork Opera House
November 29th: Clarence Hotel, Sligo
November 30th: Royal Theatre, Castlebar
December 1st: Black Box, Galway
December 2nd: St. George's Market, Belfast
December 3rd: Nerve Centre, Derry