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IRELAND-BOUND: Ronan Keating and Storm Uechtritz

IRELAND-BOUND: Ronan Keating and Storm Uechtritz

IRELAND-BOUND: Ronan Keating and Storm Uechtritz

Storm alert. Storm alert. But hey, this is one Storm which won't necessitate battening down the shutters and turning up the storm lamps. The tempest due in Dublin is not quite the one the nation was expecting.

Storm Uechtritz and her pop-star boyfriend Ronan Keating are moving here in April. How do I know this? One of Storm's friends told me the good news.

The beautiful blonde Australian TV producer has many Irish friends in Dublin, My Deep Throat in their camp told me, adding that Ronan wants to have a full-time base in Dublin from April onwards to be near his three children - Jack, Missy and Ali.

I might have had a well-documented falling-out with Ronan over my interview in LIFE magazine with Yvonne, but that's all water under the bridge (of Sighs) now, and I welcome him back; he was always good craic (actually, I remember the crack of my ribs when we fell down the stairs together, the worse for drink, at Shanahan's on the Green a few years ago.)

The one-time Boyzone star, who recently played the lead in West End musical Once, and Storm currently live in London, where they will be spending the Yuletide.

Indeed Ronan's stunning ex-wife Yvonne Connolly will be flying over to London with the kids over the Christmas to the suitably swish Kensington Hotel so that Ronan and Storm can spend some extra-special festive time with the children.

It will also give Yvonne an opportunity to spend some quality time with her beau, hirsute hunk John Conroy, who is based in England. Who knows what next year will bring?

Yvonne moves to England just as her former hubby goes the other way. And before you know it - Ro marries Storm while Yvonne does the same with John. Maybe a joint wedding? Love is a roller-coaster and all that.

Sunday Independent