Westlife announce The Twenty Tour UK and Ireland area dates

Westlife are hitting the road together for the first time in seven years.

Westlife's comeback train is full steam ahead: the group have announced a string on UK and Ireland shows for 2019. 

The group will play 12 arena shows, kicking off in Belfast on May 25. The Twenty Tour includes a date at London's O2 Arena and concludes with a massive show at Dublin's Croke Park on July 5. 

Westlife recently announced details of their first new music together in eight years. The group have signed a new record deal with Virgin EMI, and their new single - written by Ed Sheeran - is coming very soon. 

They won't be short of hits to perform on the tour; Westlife have an incredible 14 Number 1 singles in the UK (13 in Ireland) and seven UK chart-topping albums (10 in Ireland).

Pre-sale tickets for the tour go on sale on Tuesday, October 23 at 9am, and general sale on October 25 at 9am. Fans that pre-order a copy of their forthcoming album from their official store before 12pm BST on October 22 will receive a pre-sale code for early access tickets .

Westlife's Twenty Tour dates are:

Sat 25 May: Belfast SSE Arena
Sun 26 May: Belfast SSE Arena
Thu 30 May: Manchester Arena
Fri 31 May: Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
Mon 03 June: Glasgow The SSE Hydro
Fri 07 June: Sheffield Fly DSA Arena
Mon 10 June: Leeds First Direct Arena
Thu 13 June: London The O2
Tue 18 June: Nottingham Motorpoint Arena
Fri 21 June: Birmingham Arena
Tue 25 June: Liverpool Echo Arena
Fri 5th July: Dublin Croke Park