Is Irish star Niall taken?

Niall Horan has reportedly found love with Irish model Zoe Whelan.

The blond singer, 19, met Zoe at a One Direction concert and she’s since been following the group around the country on their Take Me Home tour.

Niall has been secretly seeing Zoe for a couple of months after he met her backstage,’ says a source.

‘She’s a Dubliner but is based in London to work on her modelling career. Zoe‘s travelled all over the UK to meet up with Niall on the band’s tour.’

Zoe told her Twitter followers that she’d been flirting with Niall on the evening they met by writing: ‘Great night last night. Shame I didn’t get any sleep.

‘Well done Harry Styles, Niall, Louis, Liam and Zayn – you were amazing! Banging headache though. Still got your hat Niall – you can have it back tonight. xx.’

It seems as though Niall – who was previously linked to student Amy Green – may have fallen for Zoe as he apparently took her to older brother Greg‘s wedding in Ireland last month.

‘The biggest sign he’s really serious about her is that he introduced her to his whole family at his brother’s wedding,’ the insider tells The Sun.

Zoe‘s the first girlfriend Niall has brought back to his hometown of Mullingar since making it big, so it was a big deal and the talk of his family at the wedding.

Niall‘s protective of her as she’s shy, but his family all really took a shine to Zoe.’

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