Hozier spends his fifth week at Number One in the Irish charts with his debut album this week, holding back the combined might of U2 and Ed Sheeran with total sales of 30,000. 

Hozier is now the longest-running consecutive album at Number One for 2014 so far overtaking the four-week reigns of Coldplay's Ghost Stories and The Ultimate Hits from Garth Brooks.

New entries on the album chart this week come from Ben Howard, Neil Diamond, and a best of from Paddy Casey.

Ireland’s Top 10 Albums

1 (this week) 1 (last week) Hozier - Hozier (Island)

3 2 X - Ed Sheeran (Asylum)

2 3 Songs of Innocence - U2 (Island)

4 5 The Gray Chapter - Slipknot  (Roadrunner)

   5 I Forget Where We Were - Ben Howard (Island)

6 6 In The Lonely Hour - Sam Smith (Capitol)

4 7 Chapter One - Ella Henderson (Syco Music)

   8 Melody Road - Neil Diamond (Capitol)

   9 Songbook - Paddy Casey (Sony Music)

7 10 Popular Problems - Leonard Cohen                (Columbia)

Ireland’s Top 10 Singles

1 (last week) 1 (this week) All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor (Epic)

2 2 Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran (Asylum)

4 3 Shake It Off - Taylor Swift (Big Machine)

5 4 Bang Bang - Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj (Lava/Republic)

6 5 Prayer In C - Lilly Wood & Robin Schulz (Warner Bros)

7 6 Ugly Heart - G.R.L. (RCA)

8 7 Blame - Calvin Harris Feat. John Newman (Columbia)

9 8 I'm Not The Only One - Sam Smith (Capitol)

10 9 Take Me To Church - Hozier (Island)

Chart Courtesy of IRMA.