It has been announced that Oasis will headline Slane Castle, Co Meath in 2009.

The band's show will take place on Saturday 20 June, subject to licence.

Watch Noel Gallagher at the press conference.

Tickets, limited to eight per person, will go on sale on Friday, 24 October, through outlets nationwide.

Oasis previously played as special guests to REM at Slane in 1995.

When asked at the press conference who he would like to see supporting his band at Slane, Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher said: "I'd like to see Bono, on his own, telling jokes."

The band have just released their new album, 'Dig Out Your Soul'.