Niall Horan will play his first solo Irish stadium gig at the 3Arena early next year as part of his Flicker World Tour.

The 24-year-old Mullingar man took to social media to break the news, revealing that he will be kicking off his 2018 gigs in Dublin on March 12. Tickets from €48.90 go on sale next Friday, October 13 at 9.00am.

The European leg of the tour includes shows at London’s O2 Academy Brixton (March 22), Brussels Forest National (April 30), Milan’s Mediolanum Forum (May 7) and concludes in Lisbon’s Coliseu (May 12).

Horan, who is gearing up to release his debut solo album, Flicker, on October 20, recently unveiled the album's cover and latest single, Too Much to Ask.

The One Direction star is currently in the middle of his Flicker Sessions 2017 Tour, which he brought to Dublin's Olympia in August.

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It was recently reported that Horan is dating Neighbours star Olympia Valance with the pair posting some cute snaps on Instagram.