'American Idol' star Kelly Clarkson has confirmed that she will play her first ever Irish concert at the Point Theatre next March.

Clarkson, who won 'American Idol' in 2002, recently had hits with 'Behind These Hazel Eyes' and 'Since You've Been Gone'.

She is due to play the Point Theatre on 2 March 2006. Tickets, priced at €33, will go on sale from usual outlets nationwide on Saturday 12 November.