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Here come the Girls as Nadine and Co set date for Paddy's Day party

CHERYL Cole must have brought back good reports about her recent night out in Dublin because the rest of Girls Aloud are on their way.

The newly reformed band is set to play a pre-St Patrick's Day gig next year.

Derry girl Nadine Coyle (27) says she cannot wait to perform on home turf.

"Ireland is definitely my favourite place to go on tour," the beauty said.

The show will be packed full of classic GA hits, including Biology, Jump and The Promise.

And if the girls' previous concerts are anything to go by, there will be plenty of poptastic dance routines, sequinned costumes, false eyelashes and glitter.

"London is a very difficult crowd, they get all the best shows so they have really high expectations. But here in Ireland we're not so demanding," Nadine said.

"Ireland is always the best for me. The atmosphere is always amazing."

Fellow bandmate and former X Factor judge Cheryl Cole agreed that performing in your home city was a unique experience.

"I think everyone likes going back to their home town," the Geordie lass said. "Touring is the best part of the job."

The girls will perform in the Odyssey arena in Belfast on March 13, 2013, before coming to the O2 in Dublin on March 16.

Cheryl performed solo gigs at the same venues earlier this month and partied with boyfriend Tre Holloway into the early hours of the morning at The Grafton Lounge after her Dublin date.

It's been a busy few weeks for the girls after they announced their comeback, showcased their brand new single Something New and listed their tour dates.

They also filmed the video for their new single.

"We haven't made a video in a while," Nadine said. "And it took us so long just to walk in unison, never mind dancing. We couldn't get it right. We couldn't find our stride."

The reunion marks the 10th year since the girls met on TV show Popstars: The Rivals.

The girls will launch their album Ten, a collection of their greatest hits and four new tracks on November 23.

The band split three years ago and launched solo pop careers with various levels of success.

While Cheryl's career sky-rocketed, Nadine wasn't quite so successful.

Her 2010 solo single Insatiable only made it to 26 in the UK charts and 20 in the Irish charts.

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