After their appearance at this year's Electric Picnic, Scottish synth-poppers Chvrches are returning to play their first headline show in Ireland.

The Glasgow trio, featuring Lauren Mayberry, Iain Cook and Martin Doherty, will play Dublin’s Academy on March 5th 2014.

The band, who came fifth in the BBC Sound of 2013 shortlist, have just released their debut album, The Bones of What You Believe.

They appear on Later Live . . . With Jools Holland tonight on BBC2 in a line-up that also includes The Pixies, Janelle Monae and Tony Lee White.

Tickets for the Dublin show priced €19 inclusive of booking fee go on sale this Friday, September 27th from Ticketmaster outlets nationwide and