Ahead of the release of her new album, Lisa Hannigan has lined up an enormous nationwide tour, taking in seventeen shows around the country.

The new record follows Hannigan's Mercury and Choice Music Prize nominated debut 'Sea Sew' and is set for release in the Autumn. The singer said of her new material, "I found a wonderful converted farmhouse studio in the middle of Snowdonia national park in Wales and we all headed over for a week ... Gavin Glass played piano and banjo, Ross Turner was on drums, Shane Fitzsimons, double and electric bass, Donagh Molloy, harmonium and trumpet and an eight and a half months pregnant Lucy Wilkins played violin and arranged a couple of songs for cello and violin. John Smith joined for some guitar and general tomfoolery. I can’t wait to get out and play the songs from it!"

Pre-sale tickets are available now from www.lisahannigan.ie for the following Irish dates:
May 6th - Triskel Church, Cork
May 12th - Debarras, Clonakilty
May 13th - The Spaniard, Kinsale
May 15th - Spirit Store, Dundalk
May 19th - Kenny's Bar, Lahinch
May 21st - Roisin Dubh, Galway
May 22nd - Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar
May 25th - Empire Music Hall, Belfast
May 27th - O'Keeffes, Clonmel
May 28th - The Forum, Waterford, IE
June 9th - Set Theatre, Kilkenny
June 10th - The Dock, Carrick on Shannon,
July 6th - The Model, Sligo
July 20th - The Balor, Ballybofey
July 24th - Glebe Garden Amphitheatre, Baltimore
July 28th - Séamus Ennis Cultural Centre, Naul
July 30th - Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge