Scot-rockers Franz Ferdinand have announced two Irish dates for 2009.

The quartet release their third album 'Tonight: Franz Ferdinand' in February, and will play the following dates in support of it:

February 28th: Dolan's, Limerick
March 1st: Olympia, Dublin

Ticket prices to follow, and they're on sale this Friday, December 12th from usual outlets.

[UPDATE: Tickets are €32.50 for Dublin, and €35 for Limerick.]