Ash and Franz Ferdinand are the latest additions to the bill for this year's OXEGEN festival at Punchestown Racecourse.

They join David Bowie, The Darkness, NERD, Pink and Wu-Tang Clan on the bill for the festival, which takes place in Co Kildare on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 July, subject to licence.

Tickets for OXEGEN are on sale now with one-day tickets priced at €59.50, two-day tickets at €110.00 with a two-day ticket including camping €130.00.

Franz Ferdinand released their acclaimed debut album earlier this year, while Ash's fourth album, 'Clones', is due out in May.