Mark Feehily planning to marry Kevin McDaid

{jcomments off}Mark Feehily has announced plans to marry his partner Kevin McDaid next year.

The Westlife singer, who came out as gay in 2005, proposed to Kevin McDaid last year. The pair had been dating for several years prior to their engagement. McDaid was a member of the short lived boy-band V which enjoyed a several top ten singles between 2004 and 2005 when the group decided to spilt.

Mark Feehily, speaking to The Mirror, said ‘We plan to get married as soon as possible but it’s about finding a gap to do it, It will definitely be next year. We want to do it as soon as we possibly can, but we want it to be right as well. It’s finding the time and doing it right. We’ve no reason to rush it or say, ‘Let’s just f****** pick any church or hotel or venue in the country.’

The wedding will likely take place after Westlife’s farewell tour next year. The Irish group announced earlier this year that they were going their separate ways after 14 years together. Once the group have spilt Feehily is planning to launch his own solo career.