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Thursday 12th December 2019

Westlife star Mark Feehily reveals he's having a baby girl

Mark is expecting his first child with partner Cailean O'Neill

Westlife star Mark Feehily delighted his fans back in May when he announced that he's set to be a first time dad.

And now he's just announced the gender of his unborn child.

38-year-old Mark addressed the crowd at a packed Westlife concert on Saturday, and revealed that he's expecting a baby girl.

Mark announced the news on stage with the band (Credit:

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Making the big announcement from Croke Park in Dublin, he joked that the news was "an exclusive."

And he added that he couldn't wait to raise his little girl "in this wonderful country."

Fans shared the big news across Twitter, absolutely delighted at the star's joyous announcement.

She's going to be one lucky girl!

One wrote, "She's going to be one lucky girl!"

And a second congratulated Mark with, "Huge congratulations to @MarkusFeehily on announcing that he is expecting a baby girl! ❤ I'm sure she will be as beautiful as you and your voice are!"

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While many others simply relayed the good news.

Mark announced he was expecting his first child with his fiancé Cailean O'Neill in May with an Instagram mirror selfie that showed both the baby's sonogram and a babygro.

He paired the touching photo with the caption, "Thanks for all the Birthday wishes everyone!! 🎂 🎂 🎂

"It really makes this my most special birthday EVER to let everyone know that later this year we will become Dads for the first time.

"This is the proudest moment of our lives and we are beyond excited to say it out loud! 🌈👶🏻❤️ M&Cx."

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