Niall Horan to play next year's Electric Picnic

Niall Horan is playing next year's Electric Picnic.

The Mullingar performer was among the first ten acts announced for next year's festival, which once again takes place in Stradbally, Laois.

The festival will be held from September 1-3, and also appearing next year will be Horan's good friend, Lewis Capaldi, who is headlining the Saturday night.

Billie Eilish and 80s idol Rick Astley are some of the other performers announced thus far.

The last remaining tickets for next year's Electric Picnic will go on sale this Friday at 10am, while the rest of the line-up will be announced in the new year.