Monday 23 April 2018

Irish rugby star Cian Healy enjoys date night with girlfriend Laura Smith at Niall Horan's exclusive Dublin gig

Cian Heal and Laura Smith at the Niall Horan Flicker Sessions 2017 world tour concert at The Olympia Theatre
Cian Heal and Laura Smith at the Niall Horan Flicker Sessions 2017 world tour concert at The Olympia Theatre
Eoghan McDermott at the Niall Horan Flicker Sessions 2017 world tour concert at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin
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It was one of the most anticipated gigs of the year and Niall Horan's exclusive performance in Dublin attracted an equally A-list audience.

The One Direction star (23) made his debut as a solo artist in Ireland at the Olympia Theatre on Tuesday night in front of a star-studded crowd. Irish rugby star Cian Healy made a rare public appearance with his long-term girlfriend Laura Smith for the exclusive Flicker Sessions set.

Eoghan McDermott at the Niall Horan Flicker Sessions 2017 world tour concert at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin
Eoghan McDermott at the Niall Horan Flicker Sessions 2017 world tour concert at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin

The couple, who dated for six years before splitting in 2012, reunited in 2015 and prefer to keep a low profile. Laura, who works in advertising, opted for a pair of black skinny jeans, biker jacket and bag of the moment - the Louis Vuitton Neverfull bag, while Cian kept it simple in all black.

Last night's showcase also saw Niall's best pal, 2fm presenter Eoghan McDermott and their friend Bressie, take a front row seat. It wasn't just about the famous faces though as the superstar singer's family were there to support him - including his mother Sandra and stepfather Chris Gallagher, sister-in-law Denise and four-year-old nephew Theo, who has become a social media star all his own.

Jedward were also happy to pose for pictures, showing off their tickets.

Horan was clearly thrilled to be back on home soil, thanking fans this morning on Twitter for their support at last night's gig. "Dublin. Thank you so much for tonight. Starting the flicker sessions in my homeland was incredible," he wrote.

Denise Horan and Theo Horan at the Niall Horan Flicker Sessions 2017 world tour concert at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin
Denise Horan and Theo Horan at the Niall Horan Flicker Sessions 2017 world tour concert at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin

"Also I really appreciate how respectful you guys were. Listening to every word and enjoying the music."

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