HMV and Xtra-vision's parent company Hilco Capital has announced it will open a new HMV store in the old A Wear premises on Grafton Street.

The new store will create 35 jobs and bring the total number of people employed by HMV and Xtra-vision in Ireland to over 1,000.

An opening date will be announced in the coming weeks.

Larry Howard, CEO of Hilco Capital Ireland, said: "HMV returning to Grafton Street has been a priority for Hilco Capital, and we're delighted to have secured this [sic] premises. 

"We're looking forward to bringing this iconic brand back to its spiritual home in Ireland."