Westlife updated fans on their MySpace (@westlife) on Monday (January 25) with news that Shane Filan and wife Gillian are celebrating the birth of their third child. The message states:
We’re very pleased to announce that Shane and Gillian are the proud parents of a new baby boy!
Shane Peter Filan was born at 9.34pm on Friday 22nd January weighing 6 pounds 9oz. Mother and baby are doing very well and Shane is extremely happy and proud!