To celebrate his number one album, Hozier has announced five Irish tour dates for December.

Hozier will play Dublin's Olympia Theatre on Demember 4, Killarney on December 5, Cork Opera House on December 6, Mayo's Royal Theatre on December 20 and Belfast on December 21.

Tickets go on sale Friday, October 10 at 9am – limited to 4 tickets per person.

Hozier’s debut album has smashed 2014’s Irish album sales records to become the fastest selling album of the year, and is currently at Number 1 for the second week.

Following its release today in the UK, Hozier is currently sitting at #1 on iTunes UK and is Top 5 in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and New Zealand.

His single, Take Me To Church, is currently sitting at over 12 million views on YouTube and Hozier has now become one of Spotify’s most viral artists in their history with over 21 million streams of the single, and with six songs in Spotify US’ Viral Chart.

Hozier is now back out on tour across America, where he will perform on Saturday Night Live this Saturday 11th October.