Blur have announced a date at Dublin's Irish Museum of Modern Art in August.

Announced this morning, the British four piece will play the venue at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham on August 1st.

Tickets cost €62.50 and go on sale Thursday March 7th at 9am from usual outlets.

Last year the band took home the Q Award for Best Live Act, as well as being honoured at The Brits for Outstanding Contribution. Topping off a successful year, the band headlined a gig in London's Hyde Park to celebrate the closing ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games.

Their IMMA show will be their first in Ireland in four years.