Westlife star Shane Filan enjoys a fun day out with wife Gillian ahead of Cork gig

WESTLIFE star Shane Filan had a fun day with his wife Gillian.

The boy band are due to take the stage at the Páirc Uí Chaoimh Stadium in Cork tonight and tomorrow.


Shane Filan is in Cork for his gig with Westlife tonight and tomorrow nightCredit: Instagram
Shane Filan visited Fota Wildlife Park in Cork yesterday with his wife Gillian


Shane Filan visited Fota Wildlife Park in Cork yesterday with his wife GillianCredit: Instagram

The singer arrived in Cork yesterday to spend time with family before his big show.

The 43-year-old and his wife Gillian took a trip to Fota Island where Ireland’s only wildlife is found.

The happy couple looked like they had a great time at the zoo.

Shane posted a picture of him and Gillian laughing while feeding the giraffes together.

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He said: “We had a great day off today in sunny Cork @fotawildlife. Thanks for the visit Willie.”

The next snap shared was a stunning photo of a tiger.

Gillian took to Instagram and shared a video of Shane feeding the rhino.

The Sligo native’s fans all went wild for his snaps.

Sarah commented: “What a stunning photo!”

Fidelma wrote: “Fabulous photo, enjoy Cork.”

Caz said, “That looks amazing!!”

Emeli Sandé and the Irish group Wild Youth support the group for their next concerts.

The best-selling British and Irish band of the 21st century will gather nearly 100,000 fans over the two days for their 2022 Wild Dreams Tour.


Last month, the iconic four took to the stage two nights in a row at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

Thousands of enthusiastic fans finally got to see the pop sensations after their previously canceled 2020 shows, marking their first shows in the capital since their Croke Park gigs in 2019.

Event organizers MCD have released key information regarding tickets, how to get there and opening hours.


Spectators are asked to check their ticket prior to the event to ensure they arrive at the exact time.

wild youth: The Irish group will take the stage at 6:30 p.m.

Emeli Sande: The pop sensation at 7:30 p.m.

Western life: The main act is at 8:30 p.m.

Event organizers have warned that there will be no early queuing allowed on either night.

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For those who need to collect their tickets on the day, Ticketmaster ticket offices will be located at the Marquee Road car park on Link Road.

Each ticket will show a color – this is key information when deciding which door to enter.

Shane Filan shared some great snaps from his time at the zoo


Shane Filan shared some great snaps from his time at the zooCredit: Instagram
Shane Filan fans went wild for his snaps


Shane Filan fans went wild for his snapsCredit: Instagram