Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg meets Westlife star Nicky Byrne and praises Adare Manor during his visit to Ireland

HOLLYWOOD star Mark Wahlberg met Westlife star Nicky Byrne and spoke highly of Adare Manor during his visit to Ireland.

The Ted star had a blast on the Emerald Isle and even said he wanted to join Westlife.


Mark Wahlberg played golf at Adare Manor
Mark Wahlberg met Westlife's Nicky Byrne


Mark Wahlberg met Westlife’s Nicky ByrneCredit: Instagram

Singer Nicky shared some snaps hugging Mark and was thrilled to see him.

Nicky wrote, “Sorry @donniewahlberg he said he wanted to join Westlife! Great to see this guy last night @markwahlberg @nkotb @westlife @weirandsons @patekphilippe @chapteronebymickaelviljanen.”

Fans and friends flocked to her comments section adoring the cute photos.

One person wrote: “Legends Unite.”

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Lisa added, “Westlife again a 5 piece.”

Another fan commented, “Wow, starring Mark Wahlberg. It’s so fabulous. You’re both gorgeous.”

Mark then shared a fun clip trying an Irish accent and praising Adare Manor in Limerick.

The actor went to the golf course on the grounds of the magnificent mansion.

Mark said: “I’m back in my homeland of Ireland. Adare Manor, by far the greatest golf course in Europe, possibly the world.

“If you want a real golf experience, look, they’re playing golf with their dad, two little guys and their dad.

“People are getting so angry because I keep doing the Irish accent but I love it.”

He captioned the clip: “@theadaremanor the greatest!!!”


Fans and friends flocked to Mark’s comments section mocking his Irish accent.

One person said, “You have to hang around Luimneach a bit more to get the sharp on the kiiiiid accent.”

Steve added: “Your accent needs work.”

Susan wrote: “Welcome to Ireland but Jesus stops with the accent.”

Ireland has recently been a magnet for major Hollywood stars with Channing Tatum visiting in April.


And after being locked down in the country, Matt Damon told how Ireland is “one of the [his] favorite places in the world”.

He said, “You are in one of my favorite places in the world.

“You gave me better containment, believe me, we felt so lucky to be there.

“My kids had the best time, even with everything closed they had an amazing time.

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“My daughter, out of the blue, just blurted out the other day, ‘Dad, I could live there, I could live in Ireland’.”

Grey’s Anatomy star Patrick Dempsey also spent time here while filming the sequel to Disney’s Enchanted.

Mark and Nicky


Mark and NickyCredit: Instagram
The pair shared a hug


The pair shared a hugCredit: Instagram