Cavan r `n' b terriers The Strypes will join Maverick Sabre and local girl Delores O'Riordan of The Cranberries to bring 2013 to a rocking close as part of Limerick's City of Culture NYE line-up.

The band will ring in the New Year on stage under the spire of St. Mary’s Cathedral in Limerick City to mark the beginning of the city's National City of Culture tenure in 2014.

The Strypes have just completed a European tour with Arctic Monkeys and are set to hit the US and Canada for a short four-date tour which will include an appearance on Late Night with Conan O’Brien.

The Limerick concert will be televised live on RTÉ and is one of three events to marking Limerick's National City of Culture 2014. There will also be a NYE Pageant, a free family pageant, and NYE Sky, a fireworks display.

Tickets for City of Culture NYE Concert are priced at €22.65 plus booking fees. Tickets are on sale now and are available from Ticketmaster outlets nationwide and http://www.ticketmaster.ie