In advance of the release of their ninth studio album, 'Journal For Plague Lovers,'on May 18th, Manic Street Preachers have announced that they will play two Irish dates this June.

The Manics will play Dublin's Olympia Theatre on June 4th and Belfast's Ulster Hall on June 6th. Tickets for the Olympia €44.20 (Standing & Upper Circle Seated) / €49.20 (Circle Seated) while tickets for Ulster Hall are £27.50.

Tickets for both shows are on sale from 9:30am this Friday, 27th March.