Cavan band The Strypes have announced that they are to play on Later... with Jools Holland on BBC Two next month.

On their Facebook page, The Strypes said: "Ok folks, the word is out. The rumours are true. We have been confirmed to appear on the first episode of the new series of LATER WITH JOOLS HOLLAND on April 9."

The Strypes' debut album is due out on Mercury Records later this year.