Which one of your career achievements are you most proud of?

Lizzie1703

IT’S REALLY TO HARD TO PICK OUT ONE THING. I’VE BEEN SO LUCKY OVER THE YEARS TO HAVE DONE SOME AMAZING THINGS AND WORKED WITH SOME INCREDIBLE PEOPLE. I GUESS THE THING I’M MOST PROUD OF IS THAT I’M STILL HERE MAKING MUSIC!

I have listened to your DJ slots and on Magic and you seem like a natural on both radio and TV, have any plans to do more TV or radio work in the future?

kate4ro, London

I’M A SINGER FIRST AND FOREMOST BUT IT IS GOOD TO GET THE CHANCE TO DO A BIT OF RADIO AND TV EVERY NOW AND AGAIN. WHO KNOWS WHAT WILL HAPPEN IN THE FUTURE.

Are there any new bands or artists you really like just now?

Sarah

THERE’S LOTS OF GOOD NEW MUSIC AROUND JUST NOW. I LIKE SOME OF THE KILLERS STUFF AND THE FEELING AND KATE NASH.

Have you plans to return to France again soon?

Lazreq

I’D LOVE TO GET BACK TO FRANCE AGAIN SOON. PARIS IS ONE OF MY FAVOURITE CITIES. WE’VE HAD LOTS OF GREAT TIMES THERE OVER THE YEARS.

Do you ever wish you weren't Ronan Keating and who else would you like to be just for one day?

amanda30

I’M PRETTY HAPPY BEING ME TO BE HONEST. MAYBE JAMES BOND FOR THE DAY WOULD BE GOOD!

You have been lucky enough to travel the world, what's the most beautiful place you have visited?

amanda30

THERE’S SO MANY PLACES THAT COME TO MIND. I GOT MARRIED IN THE CARRIBEAN ON THE ISLAND OF NEVIS SO THAT WILL ALWAYS BE A VERY SPECIAL PLACE FOR ME. I LOVE THE ENERGY OF NEW YORK AND THE COASTLINE AROUND CAPETOWN IS INCREDIBLE. I ALSO LOVE THE WEST COAST OF IRELAND WHICH IS JUST STUNNING.

What type of venues do you prefer and why? Is it the small intimate ones, the outdoor summer gigs or the indoor arenas/concert halls? Do you have any particular favourites?

Serendipity

I HAVE TO SAY I LOVE GIGS NO MATTER WHAT SIZE. THE INTIMACY OF A SMALL VENUE IS GRREAT BUT I ALSO LOVE THE BIG VENUES. I’M LUCKY TO HAVE GREAT FANS ALL OVER THE PLACE SO THE REACTION AT GIGS ALWAYS BLOWS ME AWAY. I THINK THE MOST MEMORABLE GIG I’VE DONE RECENTLY WAS IN PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA. I HAD NO IDEA WHAT TO EXPECT BUT IT WAS A VERY SPECIAL NIGHT.

If you were reincarnated, what would you like to come back as?

Cle

TIGER WOODS!

If you could have a super hero power what would it be?

ChristineE

IT’S GOT TO BE TO BE ABLE TO FLY.

Now you have 2 successful walks under your belt for the MKF/CRUK will you be attempting Killimanjaro next year like you fancied?

I’D LOVE TO DO KILIMANJARO OR THE EVEREST BASE CAMP. IT’S JUST A CASE OF FINDING THE TIME TO DO IT. THE NEXT THING IS THE LONDON MARATHON THAT I’VE PROMISED TO DO AFTER I HAD TO PULL OUT EARLIER THIS YEAR.

What else what you do as a job if you hadn't of gone straight into singing at such a young age?

I GUESS I WOULD HAVE FOLLOWED MY BROTHERS OVER TO NEW YORK AND PROBABLY HAVE ENDED UP WORKING IN A BAR.

Do you have an idol if so who is it and why are they your idol ?

I LOVE FRANK SINATRA AND ELVIS IN TERMS OF SINGERS AND I THINK STEVE MCQUEEN WAS THE COOLEST GUY THAT’S EVER LIVED.

I would like to know if there is one song from any of your albums that you wish you had released as a single.

VickieMH

I LOVE LISTENING TO ‘FRIENDS IN TIME’ SO MAYBE THAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN?

If one of your kids came to you and said - Daddy i want be a singer like you, what would your re-action be?

THAT WOULD BE COOL AS LONG AS THEY WANTED TO BE A GREAT SINGER AND NOT JUST WANTED TO BE FAMOUS FOR THE SAKE OF BEING FAMOUS.

We’ve just bought our son his 1st set of golf clubs for his birthday and, knowing how much you love your golf, wondered how and when you ‘caught the bug’ and whether Jack has it yet? Do you have a dream course and has your game/handicap improved with all the golf you've been playing this year?

I STARTED PLAYING WITH MY OLDER BROTHERS WHEN I WAS A TEENAGER. MY KIDS HAD SOME LESSONS THIS SUMMER SO I’D LOVE THEM TO TAKE IT UP.  I’VE PLAYED SOME AMAZING GOLF COURSES BUT THE K CLUB IN IRELAND IS REALLY SPECIAL AS WE HAVE OUR CHARITY DAY THERE EACH YEAR.

I just wondered what your greatest inspiration is when it comes to writing songs? And I saw an interview with Elton John not so long ago and he said that the lyrics come first and then he writes the melody and music around that. Which order does it come in when you write or does it differ from song to song?

Lovett

I’VE GOT A BUNCH OF LYRICS THAT I SCRIBBLE DOWN IN A NOTEBOOK AND I CARRY A DICTAPHONE AROUND WITH ME TO GET THOSE MELODIES THAT SUDDENLY POP INTO YOUR HEAD. EACH SONG IS DIFFERENT AND I GUESS THAT’S THE BEAUTY OF SONG WRITING. IF THERE WAS A FORMULA TO WRITING A HIT THEN WE’D ALL BE DOING IT!

Because I have heard you singing since i was a baby and love your songs, this has made me want to be a fab singer just like you when I'm a grown up, what did you want to be as a grown up when you were 6?

>From Oliver Evans aged 6 and 3/4's

I’VE ALWAYS LOVED TO SING SO I GUESS THAT WAS WHAT I WANTED TO BE FOR AS LONG AS I CAN REMEMBER. I USED TO BE PRETTY GOOD AT RUNNING SO I WANTED TO BE A PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE FOR A WHILE TOO.

We all get giddy at the idea of meeting you!

Who would you get giddy over and would you queue for hours to see them?

ELVIS!

What is the strangest or most unexpected place you have been to, where you have heard your own dulcet tones coming out over the airwaves?

PHNOM PENH WAS SOMEWHERE I NEVER THOUGHT I WOULD GO TO SO TO PLAY THERE WAS GREAT. ‘IF TOMORROW NEVER COMES’ WAS A HUGE HIT THERE SO TO HEAR 5,000 CAMBODIANS SINGING THAT BACK TO ME WAS PRETTY SPECIAL.

Do you think you've changed as a person throughout your career?

take5

I GUESS I’VE GROWN UP AND BECOMING A HUSBAND AND FATHER CHANGES YOU FOR SURE. I THINK I’M PRETTY MUCH THE SAME PERSON THOUGH.

Can you please tell us what songwriters and musicians do you work with currently?

Was your trip to Nashville fruitful?

Do you already know what will your new album be like, what should we expect?

Elka

I’VE HAD A COUPLE OF GREAT WRITING TRIPS TO NASHVILLE AND LA. AT THE MOMENT I’M JUST CONCENTRATING ON GETTING GREAT SONGS RATHER THAN GETTING WORRIED ABOUT A PARTICULAR SOUND. I PROMISE YOU IT WILL BE GREAT THOUGH!

What is the most embarrassing thing that has ever happened to you onstage?

Ronangirl

I’VE FALLEN OVER AND FORGOTTEN THE WORDS LOADS OF TIMES – NOT GREAT!

If you could go back to the future like Michael J Fox did in the movie, which music era would you choose to go back to and be part of?

I LOVE THE WHOLE KING ARTHUR LEGEND SO I GUESS GOING BACK TO THEN WOULD BE GOOD.

When myself and my work colleagues get bored at work, we often reminisce about what our favourite toys and sweets were when we were kids, out come the tales of roller boots, spangle sweets, dainty toffee and dying our hair pink or green because we thought it looked cool! What was is your favourite things to reminisce about when you were a kid?

Geordiegirl

I WAS A MAD BROS FAN SO USED TO HAVE THE SHOES WITH THE GROLSH BEER BOTTLE TOPS THREADED THROUGH THE LACES!

We all know how much you enjoy a day on the golf course. You've often been asked about who you'd like to duet with or which songs you'd like to cover, but who would you most like to play 18 holes of golf with and why?

Linsop

IT’S GOT TO BE TIGER – HE’S SIMPLY THE BEST GOLFER EVER!

What's the cheesiest promotional thing you've had to do?

Regina

WHERE SHOULD I START! WE DID SOME REALLY DODGY PHOTO SHOOTS WHEN I WAS IN BOYZONE. WE HAD TO WEAR THE NAFFEST COLOURED SHIRTS AND JUMP AROUND LIKE WE WERE HAVING FUN. WE ALSO DID A VERY DODGY ADVERT FOR KFC IN ASIA!

I watched the documentary "The Long Walk Home" on TMF and found it really interesting and enjoyable to watch. Are there any plans to put it out on general release?

Christine G

YES, IT WILL DEFINITELY COME OUT ONE DAY, MAYBE TOGETHER WITH A VIDEO COLLECTION AS THEY’VE NEVER BEEN RELEASED EITHER.

Taken from the official website, October 2007

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