Association Football in the Republic of Ireland

Boy band devotees take note: Westlife's last concert is coming to a Hong Kong screen

If you missed their final concert, you still have a chance to reminisce about those years you dreamt about the boy band.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 11:03pm

Greatest Hits (CD) Westlife

Having sold more than 44 million records worldwide, and scored 14 number one singles and seven number one albums, Irish super-group Westlife celebrates 14 years of success with the release of their Greatest Hits.

16 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Westlife's brand new life

Winning music formulas have helped the Irish band Westlife rack up chart success for 12 years, but it also hemmed them in creatively. On their latest album, Gravity, the quartet want to step up and set their true voices free again.

27 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Relax with some silky ballads

Take home the smooth and silky voices of Irish quartet Westlife in the form of their new album Back Home.

2 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

From boys to men

Boy bands may be a dime a dozen, but Westlife prove some can last longer than a season. The band, together for their eighth year, are set to take centre stage at the AsiaWorld-Arena next month.

Discovered by Boyzone's manager Louis Walsh, the vocal-harmony group was founded by Kian Egan, Mark Feehily, Shane Filan, Nicky Byrne and former member Bryan McFadden in 1998.

27 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Double blow for Ireland

BLACKBURN defender Jeff Kenna and Liverpool's Mark Kennedy have been ruled out of the Republic of Ireland's crucial European Championship Qualifying Group Six soccer clash with Austria in Vienna on September 6.

Kenna is expected to miss another five league games after sustaining a fractured ankle in the Charity Shield against Everton at Wembley.

23 Aug 1995 - 12:00am