The guitar hero's broken thumb forced him to postpone the original dates...

PAUL WELLER has confirmed details of his rescheduled tours of IRELAND and GERMANY, originally postponed after he fractured his thumb.

As previously revealed on NME.COM, Weller was forced to pull the shows after an accident left him with a broken thumb and unable to play.

However, the shows have now been rescheduled, and Weller will now play: Dublin Olympia (March 19-21)

Belfast Limelight Club (22-23)

Limerick University Concert Hall (25)

Bochum Bahnhof Langendreer (April 1)

Cologne Gloria (2)

Darmstadt Centralstation (3)

Munich Muffathalle (5)

Berlin SFB Sendesaal (7)

Hamburg Fabrik (8)

Dusseldorf Savoy (9)

Karlsruhe Tollhaus (10)

Following the shows, Weller will tour Spain until the start of May.