New Zealand superstar Lorde will perform in Ireland for the first time when she takes to the stage at the Forbidden Fruit festival next summer.

The Royals singer is among the acts to have been confirmed for next year's event which will mark the 10th anniversary of the Dublin city centre festival which takes place in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham

The festival, returning after a three-year break, also features acts such as Belfast-born electronic duo Bicep (Matt McBriar and Andy Ferguson), synthpop band Hot Chip, South Korean DJ and producer Peggy Gou and multi-instrumentalist Tom Misch.

Also set to perform will be Australian singer/songwriter Nick Murphy aka Chet Faker, Dublin artist Kojaque, American rapper Princess Nokia, Australian mixing maestros The Avalanches and Irish rapper Malaki.

More acts are set to be announced for the two-day event.

The Forbidden Fruit Festival takes place on the June bank holiday weekend, Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5, 2022.

Tickets go on general sale on Thursday, December 2 at 8am via usual Ticketmaster outlets nationwide priced from €129.50 including booking fee.

Pre-sale is available from Tuesday, November 30 at 9am, sign up via

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