Boyzone Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

14th April 2014

Fact: Boyzone star Ronan Keating's ex-wife has landed her own show about parenting on Irish Tv. Yvonne Keating, who has three children with the pop singer, will act as a celebrity mentor for struggling parents.

23rd October 2013

Tweet: "Stuck in bed with throat infection and head cold, Hope I'm not getting Man flu, I've loads to do and can't do anything!! Pain in the hole." Boyzone star Keith Duffy has fallen victim to a winter bug.

26th November 2012

Fact: Boyzone star Shane Lynch has formed a new dubstep/house band with Phats & Small dance singer Ben Ofoedu. Cruise Control also includes members Kiz and Paddy and their first single is called Raindrops.

6th July 2012

Quote: "As time goes on the gaps in between become easier to manage, but dates like the anniversary are obviously tough, very tough. But I think Steo's passing actually helped bring us closer together, in a way. It was such a tragic event and such a shock but we were there for each other and still are." Irish singer Keith Duffy on the death of his Boyzone bandmate Stephen Gately in 2009.

23rd September 2011

Fact: Boyzone star Mikey Graham is hosting a celebrity golf tournament in Scotland to raise money for a disabled children's charity. The Caudwell Children Celebrity Golf Classic will run from 29 September (11) until 1 October (11).

23rd March 2011

Tweet: "Been in bed since Saturday with serious viral infection and man flu, I feel s**t! Awake most the night again! Aches and pains..." Boyzone star Keith Duffy is nursing a nasty illness since the band wrapped its tour of the U.K. last week (ends18Mar11).

15th March 2011

Fact: Irish singer Ronan Keating has vowed he and fellow Boyzone bandmembers will streak across the stage naked on their current tour to raise funds for Britain's annual Comic Relief charity drive.

13th December 2010

Quote: "I'm desperate to get into acting. It'd be cool to play James Bond. I'd love it!" Boyzone star Ronan Keating dreams of becoming the next 007.

22nd March 2010

Quote: "He made a lot of guys feel good about themselves. (They thought) 'If he can do that, I can'." Sharon Osbourne applauds late Boyzone singer Stephen Gately for 'coming out' as gay in 1999 and encouraging other homosexuals to announce their sexual orientation.

8th March 2010

Fact: Boyzone singer MIKEY GRAHAM was kicked off U.K. figure skating competition Dancing On Ice on Sunday (07Mar10) after skating to his bandmate Ronan Keating's ballad WHEN YOU SAY NOTHING AT ALL. Graham dedicated his performance to his late bandmate, Stephen Gately.

21st December 2009

Fact: Sir Paul McCartney's ex-wife Heather Mills and Boyzone singer MIKEY GRAHAM are among the celebrities taking part in British reality show Dancing On Ice, which sees stars learn to skate and compete against each other. The new series begins on 15 January (10).

19th December 2009

Quote: "Time is a great healer. You surround yourself by your loved ones around Christmas, then we can try to find the good out of the bad. We all miss him terribly, but we've got to crack on (move on). Life doesn't stand still for nobody (sic)." Boyzone star Shane Lynch will use the holidays to help deal with his grief following the death of his bandmate Stephen Gately in October (09).

9th December 2009

Quote: "We don't talk about work, we go down the pub for a pint and talk about cars, microphones and studio gear. It's not very rock and roll, but we're good mates!" Boyzone star Ronan Keating insists there's no rivalry between him and Take That's Gary Barlow.

31st October 2009

Fact: Boyzone are to pay tribute to their late bandmate Stephen Gately's rise to stardom in new film. The Irish singer died from a build-up of fluid on his lungs at his home in Majorca, Spain on 10 October (09), aged 33.

15th October 2009

Fact: The four surviving members of Boyzone will act as pallbearers at Stephen Gately's funeral on Saturday (17Oct09). Ronan Keating, Shane Lynch, Keith Duffy and MIKEY GRAHAM will carry the late star's coffin along with two members of Gately's family.

17th June 2009

Fact: Boyzone star Ronan Keating has donated pictures of his children to be used on stamps to commemorate Father's Day in Britain on 21 June (09).

8th May 2009

Quote: "We were trashing hotel rooms. We went through a phase of sitting up all night drinking, then picking fights with people. I've no idea what we were thinking." Boyzone star Ronan Keating admits the band haven't always been clean-cut.

3rd January 2009

Quote: "I was meant to be the cute one. Nowadays there seems to be a new criteria - let's get a gay one." Boyzone star Stephen Gately is convinced modern boybands aren't complete without at least one gay star.

21st January 2008

Fact: Boyzone star Stephen Gately has hired Batman actor Christian Bale's personal trainer to help him get in shape for the Irish boy-band's forthcoming reunion tour.

14th November 2007

Fact: Irish pop stars Boyzone will kick off a reunion tour next year (08). The LOVE ME FOR A REASON hitmakers recently announced they are to reform for British charity Children In Need this month (Nov07). The tour, which will start in London on 30 May, will be their first in seven years.

19th February 2007

Quote: "I was watching the Brit Awards at home with my family and JACK went crazy when Take That came on. I don't think he realises that Daddy used to be in a band like Take That." Former Boyzone star Ronan Keating is irked his eight-year-old son doesn't appreciate his career success.


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