The ginger one and his band have confirmed two Irish dates as part of their Greatest Hits World Tour.

Simply Red will play The O2, Dublin on Friday 21st August (€49.20 - €60.80) and Belfast's Odyssey Arena on Saturday 22nd August (£38.00 - £41.50).

Tickets go on sale from ticketmaster and usual outlets this Monday March 30th at 9am.