News Brothers Jim Reid and William Reid of the Jesus and Mary Chain, London, 1985. (Photo by Michael Putland/Getty Images)

Published on December 9th, 2016 | by Brian Coney

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The Jesus and Mary Chain Set For Irish Shows

Brothers Jim Reid and William Reid of the Jesus and Mary Chain, London, 1985. (Photo by Michael Putland/Getty Images)

Having just confirmed their first album in 18 years, Damage and Joy, The Jesus and Mary Chain have announced they play Dublin’s The Academy on Friday, April 7 and Belfast’s Limelight on Saturday, April 8.

The Scottish indie legends last Dublin back in July 2014 at Vicar Street as part of a warm-up tour ahead of shows celebrating their seminal 1985 debut album PsychocandySlightly further back in time, the band last stopped off in Belfast in September 1987 for a show at the Ulster Hall.

Tickets go on sale on Tuesday, December 13 at 10am.

Photo by Michael Putland/Getty Images

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