He played in a reserve game for Scarborough and in a trial game with Cambridge United, before returning to join Dublin club Shelbourne. My thoughts and sympathy are with yvonne, nicky, gillian adam, rocco,jay, zack and all the extended family.  He played for Leeds for two years, leaving when his contract expired in June 1997. Former Westlife star Nicky Byrne and his wife Georgina have welcome their child together, a little girl named Gia. “It’s been a crazy, crazy time for everybody. Married dad-of-3 wears skirts and heels to work 'because he can', Tony Holohan says aim of Level 5 lockdown is get to 'below 100 cases a day', Charlotte Crosby goes make-up free as she checks on her mansion renovations, Taoiseach says R number needs to be 'consistently below' one to exit Level 5, Ireland will face fresh February lockdown as cases 'rise again', prof warns, ©News Group Newspapers Limited in England No. Nicky captioned this cute snap saying: "Another evening.". His wife Georgina is the daughter of former Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, and they have twin sons called Rocco Bertie Byrne and Jay Nicky Byrne and a daughter called Gia. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. In 2010, Byrne and his family organised the 'Nikki Byrne Twilight Ball', a fundraising event, in memory of their father who died in November 2009. You can unsubscribe at any time. Nicky Byrne' Personal Life. Moving towards Nicky Byrne' personal life, Nicky is a married man. It is certified that Westlife have sold 20.2 million records and videos in the UK across their 14-year career – 6.8 million singles, 11.9 million albums and 1.5 million videos. And despite having had to cancel his summer tour with Westlife due to the pandemic, Nicky said the cancelled gigs should be the least of people’s worries. He represented the Republic of Ireland at U15, U16 and U18 levels. The Dancing With The Stars host wished his other half a happy anniversary on Instagram. Byrne has narrated stage shows such as The Snowman Christmas Special and the Picture of You documentary dedicated to former Boyzone member Stephen Gately who died on 10 October 2009. 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In the later snap, Nicky and Georgina are posing outside their hotel and Nicky is wearing a handsome blue suit while Georgina is wearing a cute pink polka dot dress. “Bigger things, bigger worries in the world than a Westlife tour - we’ll do it sometime.”. On 4 February 2014, Byrne signed a contract with RTÉ 2fm to host a new weekday show from 11 am to 2 pm. Byrne revealed in Westlife: Our Story that he had wanted to change the name of the band to West High; but the others preferred Westlife. To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map. In 2019, the group will be headlining "The 20 Tour", named in honour of Westlife's 20th anniversary since its formation and the release of its first single, "Swear It Again", in 1999. And giving his favourite song of the moment, he dedicated his choice ‘A Sky Full Of Stars’ to the retiring host. Sometimes called Mr. Untouchable, Leroy 'Nicky' Barnes became one of the biggest drug dealers in New York City during the 1970s. Twin sons Rocco and Jay were born on 20 April 2007. The event raised over €200,000 and completely funded a television and radio heart attack awareness campaign in connection with 'The Irish Heart Foundation'. View our online Press Pack. Byrne also supports UNICEF and has taken part in several UNICEF Campaigns, such as the UNICEF 'Euro for Zero' campaign where the goal was to raise as much money as possible in November 2010 for Child Survival Programmes.